Located in the heart of the Mexican city of Hermosillo, Sonora, you will find Champ, a small boutique hotel. The street on which it is located is Campodónico, the surname of recognized waltz composer Rodolfo Campodónico, born in Hermosillo in 1866. He garnered a lot of recognition for his work during the early 20th century and his nickname was “Champ,” and that is from where the hotel took its name.

Champ celebrates the desert, the city, the local spirit and Sonoran traditions. Using imagery from old postcards and photos found in basements and thrift shops, its aim is to be as cozy and comfortable as possible for its guests.

The muted color palette was inspired by the arid northern Mexican region, where the vastness of the land and the sky reign supreme. A retro typography was chosen, since the old house where Champ is located was built in the 1970s.

Typefaces used:
Pitch by Klim Type Foundry
Galey by Prestigetype Studio
Saa Series by URW Type Foundry
Helvetica by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann
Century 725 by Heinrich Wilhelm Hoffmeister

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