Bangkok, Thailand, November 10, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Crafting luxury one thread at a time, Jim Thompson’s exquisite fabrics have woven their magic into the very fabric of the world’s most prestigious hotels. From the serene banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River to the opulent suites of the global elite’s favoured establishments, these iconic textiles set the gold standard in some of the World’s 50 Best Hotels.
Setting the stage for world-class luxury, Thailand’s iconic global lifestyle brand, Jim Thompson, is delighted to reveal its integral role in enhancing the interior elegance of some of the world’s leading hotels, as celebrated by The World’s 50 Best Hotels. Establishments of repute, such as Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, The Siam, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, Cheval Blanc Paris, The Savoy – London, and One & Only Mandarina – Mexico that feature on this coveted listing have seamlessly woven the unmatched quality and design of Jim Thompson fabrics into their opulent settings and luxury offerings.
With a storied history stretching over half a century, Jim Thompson’s reputation as a leader in Thai silk remains unchallenged. Its dedication to vertically integrated craftsmanship, ranging from yarn manufacturing to designing, weaving, printing, and fabric treatment, ensures both durability and luxury in every strand. “Our expertise in creating silks as well as high-performance fabrics tailored for residential and hospitality projects while maintaining uncompromised quality and design remains at the forefront of our business,” adds Sasaya N Vesanen, Chief Commercial Officer – Home Furnishings of Jim Thompson
Through collaborative efforts across departments, Jim Thompson continuously innovates bespoke textile products which are tailored to each project’s unique design requirements. This commitment extends to their range of wallcoverings, which meet the highest safety requirements. These standards are met without compromising the luxurious nature of the designs, harmoniously merging safety and splendour.
From the storied corridors of the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, which boasts 147 years of history hosting luminaries, to the urban sanctuary that is The Siam with its historic Thai teak house, Connie’s Cottage, Jim Thompson’s fabrics grace the interiors, adding a layer of understated luxury and the riverside beauty of Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, both incorporate Jim Thompson’s touch, bringing Thai artistry and the glory of Thai silk to their global clientele. Beyond Thailand, adding to this glorious roster is Cheval Blanc in Paris, which offers a secluded retreat with panoramic city views framed by Jim Thompson fabric, while London’s iconic Savoy resonates with a century-old hospitality tradition and Jim Thompson fabrics. Meanwhile, nature takes the front seat at One & Only Mandarina in Mexico, where guests immerse themselves in Riviera Nayarit’s vibrant landscapes – transitioning from rainforests to white-sand beaches with Jim Thompson fabrics.
Building on legacy and continuous innovation, Jim Thompson’s collaborations with some of the world’s foremost architects and interior designers range from luxury hotels to private jets and super yachts. This enduring partnership with global hospitality titans solidifies Jim Thompson’s reputation as the unrivalled choice for luxurious interior textiles and wallcoverings.
About Jim Thompson
No brand spells heritage like Jim Thompson, the Thai Silk Company founded in 1951 by James H.W. Thompson, an art collector, a socialite, and an entrepreneur who has been famously recognized as the driving force behind the revival of the Thailand’s silk industry. Jim Thompson’s disappearance remains the largest mystery in South East Asia until today. Today, Jim Thompson is the iconic global lifestyle brand from Thailand with a reputation for beautiful silks and “Beyond Silk”.