BE GOOD: HOW CREATIVITY CAN HELP FIGHT E-WASTE

08
Aug
2018
BE GOOD: HOW CREATIVITY CAN HELP FIGHT E-WASTE

3 -min. read While plastic waste is important (and let’s not forget it!), the world has also got a bigger fish to fry. James Davidson tells us how casting away our metal will impact life as we know it, and how getting creative with our old TVs could help.

28
Mar
2018
MINISTRY OF IDEAS: MEET JEFF CARVALHO, MANAGING DIRECTOR NORTH AMERICA, HIGHSNOBIETY

4 -min. read In the latest dispatch from this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with Jeff Carvalho, MD of Highsnobiety, to get the inside scoop on FOMO in travel, hotel brand loyalty and why a personal chef is the key to going off-grid.

La Muralla Roja
24
Jul
2017
THE RISE OF ARCHITECTURE TOURISM

10 -min. read Perhaps it’s the ongoing prevalence of design hotels and renewed interest in mid-century classics, but niche architectural scenes are big news.

21
Jul
2017
THE ROOMS AT MADE HOTEL NYC ARE WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF

4 -min. read With MADE Hotel NYC opening September 5th, after a recent site tour of the property we’re even more enthusiastic about this independent debut.

17
Jul
2017
ALILA YANGSHUO: ABANDONED BUILDING, VIBRANT HEART

4 -min. read Peeking inside Alila Yangshuo, the recently opened converted sugar mill in China’s Yangshuo and part of a wave of new Chinese hotel openings.

24
Apr
2017
AIRBNB-LIKE EXPERIENCES MEET BOUTIQUE DESIGN AT CHINA’S SUNYATA

3 -min. read There’s a new integration of design, accommodation and community development making waves in China, in the form of new hotel brand Sunyata.

ECAL, More Rules for Modern Life
19
Apr
2017
BETTER BY DESIGN: WHAT DOES HOTEL DESIGN MEAN IN 2017?

6 -min. read There’s so much happening in the hotel design world that it’s almost impossible to distil its greatest moments. But that shouldn’t stop rebels from trying.

24
Mar
2017
REFRESHING THE PAST FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS IN YOSHINO, JAPAN

3 -min. read In an era of over-production, injecting new life into old things or even abandoned traditions may well be the future, as at Japan’s Yoshino Cedar House.

21
Mar
2017
MIDTOWN MANHATTAN WELCOMES THE WHITBY’S LAYERS OF COLOURFUL LUXURY

4 -min. read The Whitby Hotel, Firmdale’s latest gem, is now open – and there are few hotels quite as design-forward and distinctive as what the Kemps have created here.

20
Mar
2017
HACK, REPAIR OR DELIGHT: BRAZILIAN DESIGN CONCEPTS TO INSPIRE YOUR HOTEL AESTHETIC

5 -min. read Hotel interiors inspo from the latest Brazilian design concepts inspiring a new take on aesthetics through hacking, repairing or delighting.

15
Dec
2016
SIX STYLISH, SUSTAINABLE AND SEXY ‘BOUTECO’ STAYS

9 -min. read Since not every ‘bouteco’ hotel can fork out for LEED or STEP certification, here’s our edit of the most special ‘bouteco’ heroes out there.

16
Nov
2016
HOLD PLEASE WHILE THE PARKER PALM SPRINGS IS FRESHENING UP

1 -min. read Cult favorite hotel The Parker Palm Springs has decided to go under the knife, courtesy of its original doctor/designer, Jonathan Adler.

26
Aug
2016
W PUNTA DE MITA BRINGS SOME TRIBAL HEAT

3 -min. read It’s the turn of W Punta de Mita to get under the microscope, as the W brand’s first Latin American Escape this week unveiled its tribal surfer stylings.

15
Aug
2016
WHATEVER SUITS YOUR MOOD (LIGHTING) AT THESE HOTELS

2 -min. read We put the spotlight on the hotel brands that are out to influence your mood (lighting), from EVEN Hotels to 21C Museum Hotels.

09
Aug
2016
INSIDE THE CAMP WANDAWEGA SUITE AT THE GRADUATE MADISON

2 -min. read Still searching for that quintessential American summer experience? Perhaps you should book the new Camp Wandawega suite at the Graduate Hotel in Wisconsin.

08
Aug
2016
DESERT LOVE: SAGUARO SCOTTSDALE STYLES UP WITH SYDELL

2 -min. read Come October 2016 the Saguaro Scottsdale hotel will unveil revamped rooms and event spaces with a little Sydell Group swagger.

05
Aug
2016
5 THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT W MEXICO CITY’S FUN NEW LOOK

2 -min. read Here are 5 things to love about the W Mexico City’s new and improved look, which borrows heavily from Mexico’s Lucha Libre pro wrestling culture.

04
Aug
2016
8 HOTELS WITH WALLPAPER LIKE WHOA

3 -min. read When a hotel chooses to cover its walls with cool wallpaper design, we get a little obsessed. Here are 8 hotels with wallpaper that has us all like, “Whoa.”

29
Jul
2016
10 KINGS OF THE HOTEL SWINGERS

3 -min. read Swings aren’t just for playgrounds and dodgy love hotels. Here are a few of our favourite hotel swings from New Jersey to The Maldives.

25
Jul
2016
SNAPSHOT: CAN YOU FEEL THE CASSETTE LOVE AT THE ASBURY TONIGHT?

2 -min. read Lyric-scrawled walls, lit-up liquor and lots of cassettes: we take a peek at the music-heavy design inside new hotel The Asbury.

15
Oct
2015
THE TEMPLE HOUSE CHENGDU IS NUMBER THREE IN THE HOUSE COLLECTIVE

3 -min. read Peeking inside the latest addition to Swire Hotels’ House Collective, The Temple House Chengdu.

13
Oct
2015
PHILIPPE STARCK BRINGS SOUTH BEACH TO SINGAPORE

2 -min. read Philippe Starck has certainly influenced Miami’s hotel scene over the years, but now his name is attached to a very different South Beach in Singapore.

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