Story-telling + naming
Throughout history, there have been many movements that have changed the course of life and have brought an avant-garde point to the different eras of our society. To see what history we could tell in the hostel, we studied different avant-garde movements from romanticism, the hippie movement, the baby boom, the punk trend to the millenials of today. So we discovered that there were several synergies between all these previous as: Are the romantic gatherings a meeting point? or are the communes hippies the ancestors of the hostel? To achieve the objective we based ourselves on the idea of the bastard and its meaning:
From the fr. ant. bastart.
1. adj. that degenerates from its origin or nature.
A hostel is like the bastard of accommodation, everyone knows that his father was the hotel but no one knows which was his mother…