“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Design Hotels Book: 2010 Edition
The best part of traveling is rarely the hotel.
The 2010 California Design Biennial
Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an...
6 Haunted Hotels You Can Book For Halloween
Still in search of Halloween plans? Book a ghoulish getaway at one of these haunted hotels—if you...
What Are Some Standout Examples of Hotel Design?
We want to hear about your favorite hotel experiences, from rural bed-and-breakfasts to Mediterranean resorts.
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular skiing...
This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design
In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...
By the Book
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...
Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
Get Your Fix of Midcentury Scandinavian Design at This Copenhagen Hotel
To say that Hotel Alexandra was dedicated to Danish midcentury design would be an understatement.
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
ICFF 2010: Design Ride Manhattan
After spending the better part of Sunday on the floor of the Javits center, at five pm, I joined a motley (but stylish) crew for...
The Ace Hotel's Newest Location Embraces Chicago's Design History
Set in an industrial concrete-and-glass building that was once home to an Italian cheesemaking company, the Ace Hotel's latest...
Eat Love: A Book of Food Design
Food designer Marije Vogelzang creates recipes, plated presentations, and even molecular gastronomic buffets, turning the dining...
A New Hotel in Paris That's Designed to Give Guests a Taste of Modern Parisian Living
Located in the heart of Paris, Hotel Parister is a new concept hotel designed to celebrate vibrant, local Parisian living.
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
Hotel Liberty: Breaking Into Prison
A building with a dark history gains a new purpose via sleek, contemporary design.
Go Off the Beaten Path at This Interactive Design Hotel in Taipei
The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at Taipei’s Play Design Hotel, an “inhabitable gallery” where the rooms...
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
The Power of Design
Preview the Editor’s Letter from our January/February issue, written by Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam.

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