Australian illustrator Kerrie Hess stayed at six Mgallery by Sofitel properties as "artist in residence" experiencing first-hand the local charm and rich history. Through her creative and artistic imagination, Kerrie Hess produced custom illustrations for each hotel, featuring elements that inspired her during each stay. The collaboration highlights the uniqueness and creativity that encompasses the Mgallery by Sofitel brand.
Hotel Lindrum Mgallery by Sofitel
What better words to describe Hotel Lindrum Mgallery by Sofitel
than stylish, vibrant and cosmopolitan? Associated with its heritage brick façade, Hotel Lindrum is characterised by its prime location in the central district nestled amongst a sea of modern high-rises on Melbourne’s bustling Flinders Street.
You never quite know what is around the corner: laneways, boutiques, cafes and some of Melbourne’s hidden gems. Full of delight and discovery - a perfect place for all city lovers and explorers!
Kerrie Hess’ art piece is an expression of the everyday at Hotel Lindrum, with an intuitive illustration of the beautiful heritage brick façade among the city’s best shops.
The Como Melbourne Mgallery by Sofitel
The Como Melbourne Mgallery by Sofitel
is iconic for its pops of pink and silver, with its unique feature of a flower wall that instantly draws the attention of any guest. Nestled in the heart of vibrant South Yarra Melbourne, it is the perfect base for exploring the stylish and high-end fashion spots of Melbourne. Chic and elegant guest suites are one of many stylish offerings at this chic hotel, featuring classy black marble bathrooms with Japanese-style baths to soak in pleasure. What’s more, each suite has its own Japanese garden which is where Kerrie Hess draws her inspiration and creativity from.
Inspired by the beautiful Como pool deck, the illustration features the iconic glass atrium rooftop and tiled indoor pool. A unique space for a sun drenched escape.
Mount Lofty House Mgallery by Sofitel
Perfect for a rejuvenating escape, Mount Lofty House Mgallery by Sofitel
is the perfect hideaway situated amongst the gardens with stunning views of the Piccadilly Valley and Adelaide Hills wine region.
Matched by the carefree lifestyle and scenic surrounds of Mount Lofty House, Kerrie Hess’ drawing perfectly illustrates her day spent at Mount Lofty Garden with the perfect backdrop of beautiful roses and hydrangeas. As expressed by Kerrie Hess, "I could easily stay an entire week at this magical place".
Harbour Rocks Hotel Mgallery by Sofitel
Glimpse into Sydney’s past through Harbour Rocks Hotel Mgallery by Sofitel
’s iconic mix of old-world charm and modern elegance. Steeped in the history of the famous Rocks precinct, Harbour Rocks hotel reveals the city’s untold stories of Sydney’s rich history. The inspiration behind this illustration is the raw elegance of this heritage building – the heritage façade.
Along the street is Kerrie Hess’ old-found love for Parisian style creperie – reminiscent of her hometown local crepe in France
Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains Mgallery by Sofitel
Famous for its unparalleled tranquillity and sophistication, Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
is a perfect place to immerse oneself in the tales of adventure, romance, history and culture. Situated just 90 minutes west of Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountain, this sophisticated hotel offers a perfect escape for all city dwellers, with access to many wonders in this beautiful region. Not to mention, the sublime mountain views will take your breath away.
This artistic interpretation by Kerrie Hess reveals the exceptional beauty of the Blue Mountains. Illustrating a young couple overlooking the panoramic views from the hotel’s balcony, Kerrie Hess captures the perfect escape with absolute ease.
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