US Design: Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg

Loving the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg in New York. Wythe Hotel started with the discovery of a factory on the Williamsburg waterfront. The building was constructed in 1901 and has been converted into a 72-room hotel. Besides the ground floor restaurant, the hotel also holds a roof top terrace, a screening room and private function … Continue reading

Karaköy Rooms by RunArchitects

Istanbul based architecture practice RunArchitects have designed the beautiful Karaköy Rooms. Located in Galata Sarap, the 9 room hotel has been designed with attention to the building’s history. The interior is an eclectic mix of eastern decorative elements like the graphic tiles and the more western 60’s modern design furniture, and reminds a bit of the work of … Continue reading

Caro Hotel by Francesc Rifé Studio

Francesc Rifé Studio have designed the interior of the Caro Hotel in Valencia, Spain. The space is a beautiful mix of historical building features that are left to function as rustic art pieces in the otherwise very stringent and modern interiors. The studio explains about the project, “Located in the heart of the city, little more … Continue reading

Conservatorium Hotel by Piero Lissoni

The italian designer Piero Lissoni has recently finished the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam. Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam occupies the famous site of Amsterdam’s former Sweelinck music conservatorium. Originally built at the end of the 19th Century and conceived by the renowned Dutch architect Daniel Knuttel as the Rijkspostspaarbank Building, the construction heralded an urban regeneration of … Continue reading

Boa Vista Hotel by Isay Weinfeld

Architect Isay Weinfeld, and restauranteur/hotelier Rogerio Fasano (who recently collaborated on the making of Fasano Las Piedras) have just put the final touches on the latest addition to the Fasano hotel collection – Boa Vista. The hotel is a stunning complement to the 100 plus acres of native forests in São Paulo, which include 15 lakes, an Arnold Palmer golf … Continue reading

Dream Downtown Hotel by Handel Architects

American firm Handel Architects have completed a New York hotel with porthole windows that give it an uncanny resemblance to children’s game Connect Four. Comprising one seven-storey block adjoined to another that is twelve storeys high, the Dream Downtown Hotel occupies a renovated former annex of the National Maritime Union of America. Overlapping layers of perforated metal clad the smaller of the … Continue reading

Square Nine Hotel in Belgrade

Square Nine in Belgrade is Serbia’s first world-class luxury hotel. Designed by Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, the hotel is housed in an old office building and took 5 years and $40M to transform from an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan. Set in the city’s historic district across from Students Square (Studentski Trg) and within walking distance to historical … Continue reading

Daniel Vienna Hotel

Daniel Vienna (Landstraßer Gürtel 5, 1030 Vienna, Austria), is a brand new city hotel focused on design, style and functionality. Ideal for accommodating the modern-day traveler who prefers to travel light, it also provides guests with an open, uncomplicated lifestyle. The interiors of The Daniel Vienna offer luxurious and elegant design, while light and warm spaces create a feeling of … Continue reading

Scandic Grand Central Hotel by Koncept

Scandic Grand Central hotel in Stockholm saw it’s opening in November 2011. Designed by Stockholm based firm Koncept, the hotel is housed in a building that dates back from 1885 and is beautifully done up – both keeping the charm of the past as well as embracing contemporary living. Koncept explains, “In the design of newly opened Scandic … Continue reading

Ett Hem Hotel in Stockholm by Ilse Crawford

Here’s a little preview of the Ett Hem Hotel that’s due to open in Stockholm Spring 2012. Creatively directed and designed by british style guru Ilse Crawford for JeanetteMix, the mood is of Carl Larsson’s Scandinavia meets heavy british decadence. The setting is an old house with quite a story to it and the hotel … Continue reading