Take a Midwinter Break With 5 Cutting-Edge Hotels and Hostels

From seaside to city, hotel and hostel designs entice. 1. Firm: Taller Aragonés. Project: Mar Adentro Hotel and Residences, San José del Cabo, Mexico. Standout: Water encircles and unifies contrasting elements: minimal buildings, custom-furnished by Poliform, and a nestlike restaurant pavilion woven from tree branches.  Hollander, Chicago by Ciquë and Delordinaire. Photography by Adrian Gaut/Grupo Habita. 2. Firms: Ciguë and Delordinaire. Project: Hollander, Chicago. Standout: After a 1905 warehouse’s scraped plaster walls and structural columns were clear-sealed as found, the latter were wrapped with banquettes for the lounge.  Oddsson, Reykjavík, Iceland by Dö∂lur. Photography by Ari Magg. 3. Firm: Dö∂lur. ...

Spotted on Instagram: 15 Beautiful Bathrooms

Interior Design hosts a weekly photo contest on Instagram called #idpicks. Each Wednesday, we announce a new theme and ask ...