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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 -min. read Hotel interiors inspo from the latest Brazilian design concepts inspiring a new take on aesthetics through hacking, repairing or delighting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2 -min. read Come October 2016 the Saguaro Scottsdale hotel will unveil revamped rooms and event spaces with a little Sydell Group swagger.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
3 -min. read Peeking inside the latest addition to Swire Hotels’ House Collective, The Temple House Chengdu.
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.