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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...
By the Book
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...
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...
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.
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.
Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel
Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and...
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
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.
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...
Eat Love: A Book of Food Design
Food designer Marije Vogelzang creates recipes, plated presentations, and even molecular gastronomic buffets, turning the dining...
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...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
When you’re staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park, it’s difficult to leave your room.
Knoll Rings In Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Special Editions of Classic Pieces
Starting October 1, you can shop pink versions of products designed by Harry Bertoia and Florence Knoll.
By the Book
Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...

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