Articles tagged Hotel

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TWA Hotel’s guestrooms express the past and present of America’s relationship with air travel

New York City – Designed by Stonehill Taylor, 512 guestrooms give Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal a brand new function. 

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In the hotel business, what makes for a good client-designer relationship?

Amsterdam – To hotelier Liran Wizman and architect Piero Lissoni, tension is a good thing, while business-as-usual is bad. Here are the key takeaways from their Frame Lab talk.

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New book alert: The best of hospitality design in Night Fever 6

Amsterdam – The sixth edition of our survey of the best bar, restaurant, hotel and club projects from around the globe is now available for purchase in our bookstore.

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In this hotel suite by Bompas & Parr, veganism goes past the room service

London – Bompas & Parr’s vegan hotel suite for Hilton London Bankside is the first in the world – and indicates veganism’s future impact on spatial design.

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Shinola’s new hotel is a silver lining for the revitalisation of Detroit

Detroit – The company’s first hospitality venture represents its local roots and invests in the rebirth of the city still recuperating from economic and demographic hardship.

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*uncomfortable laugh* So, this hotel is almost ready for the rise in sea levels

Shanghai – Underwater hotels in coastal tourism locations are no longer a luxury fantasy, but a dystopian warning. The Shanghai Wonderland Hotel is unintentionally there.

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Is this the near-future look of the luxury beach resort?

Mauritius – Salt of Palmar stands out from the rest of the Mauritius luxury hotels due to one key visual choice: designer Camille Walala, she of the bold patterns, set its tone. 

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Our 2019 Lifetime Achievement awardee has changed the industry more than once

Amsterdam – Philippe Starck doesn’t just design spaces: he seems to redesign whole industries, introducing new typologies to the retail and hospitality business.

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Top Trend of 2018: Sustainable hospitality

Amsterdam – From zero-waste restaurants to hotels built via mass integration, here are some of the most outstanding sustainable hospitality projects of the year.

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Fiandre blends Italian luxury and Eastern hospitality in this Qatari hotel

Doha – Oversize ceramic slabs allow architect Matteo Nunziati to mix Eastern and Western sumptuousness in the uber-contemporary Fraser Suites hotel.

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South Tyrol hotels have been killing it lately. Here’s a new one to add to your wishlist.

Castelrotto, Italy – Have a design-based tourism wishlist? The Schgaguler Hotel, designed by Peter Pichler Architecture in the heart of the Dolomites, might just earn a spot in it.

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In Hamburg, the Sir Nikolai hotel makes a strong case for storytelling

Hamburg – As the Sir Hotels collection grows in Europe, its second German location sets a strong focus on hyper-locality and brand narrative, as explained by its designer: FG Stijl's …