HOSPITALITY

How’s this for a scenario? A hotel brand makes its debut by hiring a design firm that’s relatively new to ...
Not so long ago, business deals happened with handshakes on the golf course. Now, with the rise of the creative class, ...
When confronted with a building site in a majestic landscape, some might attempt to challenge the scene-stealing backdrop with architectural ...
Imagine for a moment that the design of an ultra-deluxe hotel didn’t shout, “Look at me!” Imagine that it said, ...
Designers around the globe serve up clever concepts.   1. Firm: YOD Studio of Commercial Design. Project: Shade Burger. Site: Poltava, Ukraine. ...
To steal a peek at George Clooney’s 18th-century retreat in northern Italy, board your seaplane or take your yacht for ...

3 Must-Visit Manhattan Hotels

Manhattan designers put the “hot” in hotels.


1.Firm: Jeffrey Beers International.
Project: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel.
Standout: Refined walnut millwork and raw concrete yield a high-low aesthetic in keeping with witty artwork featuring pins, collar stays, and other fashion items.


2. Firm: Amanda Sullivan Studio Architecture.
Project: Hotel Indigo Lower East Side.
Standout: Exposed brick, blackened iron, chandeliers made from bicycle wheels, and street-art references all connect a new building to its gritty neighborhood.


3. Firm: Rockwell Group.
Project: Time New York, Midtown.
Standout: A faceted glass elevator whisks guests from the street entry up to the lobby on two, where origamilike draperies can close off the cocktail bar.


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We thought we knew Italy. Really knew it. Not just the design capital, Milan, and the Rome-Florence-Venice tourist triumvirate. Nor ...
What exactly goes on at 3D Systems Culinary Lab? A mash-up of food, design, and 3-D printing, “an emerging ecosystem ...
What better scenario for an architect to meet a client? Rene Gonzalez and Karla Dascal bonded over design when, fortuitously, she ...
Hotels around the world offer singular attractions. 1. Firm: X + Living. Project: Ripple Hotel, Hangzhou, China. Standout: At a retreat ...
When Patricia Urquiola’s good friend Enrique Sarasola asked her, not for the first time, to design a property for his ...
The Azores are unlikely enough as geological formations go, with nine islands sprinkled in the Atlantic Ocean off the Iberian ...
Imagining a world of lightweight tents and simple huts, of mobile structures that can pack up or be towed away, ...
From a French library to the D.C. headquarters of the Nuclear Energy Institute to a tiny seaside bodega in Spain, ...
The soulful folk rock of the late Townes Van Zandt has been an inspiration to Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Norah ...