Wang Xiaofei’s S Hotel, a project of love dedicated to his artist wife, Barbie Hsu, is designed by the world famous French master Phillipe Starck. Starck, who made frequent trips to Taiwan for this project, is expected to come to Taiwan for the June 13rd Grand Opening. A stroll into the S Hotel lobby, you can see Starck’s signature furnitures,  along with a display wall full of Barbie’s life photos. Going below to B1 you can see a high book wall, where you enter the HYG Nordic restaurant by Danish Michelin star chef Nicholas Kirk and Mikkel Maarbjerg, with dishes full of fusion Asian flavors and authenticity. A total of 103 rooms, 43 of which are top suites, one can open the door to see the design of white elegant space and a rose colored mirror, the room has a living room, dining room and two bed suites, with the visual highlight being the mustard yellow and white headboard. The bathroom has an eye-catching bathtub, Duravit, known as the Rolls-Royce of bathroom amenities, fans including the American artist Barbara Streisand, basketball star Michael Jordan. The semi-automatic toilet is  Duravit,  Starck’s latest creation. Bathroom toiletries are a Taiwanese brand Ginger, As for the other rooms, you clearly see Starck’s influence on the design and choice of furnitures. (Lai) / Taipei report)