Travel

Travel is one of life's great pleasures. From vacation homes, to boutique hotels, to expertly designed bars and restaurants, these features tailored to the modern jet setter are sure to inspire your next adventure.

The TWA Hotel Turns an Abandoned Airport Terminal Into a Midcentury Dream
The TWA Hotel Turns an Abandoned Airport Terminal Into a Midcentury Dream
Meet JFK's first on-airport hotel—complete with midcentury modern guest rooms, a 10,000-square-foot rooftop deck with pool, and a Jean-Georges restaurant.
- a year ago
Journey by Design: Our Editor’s Guide to Amsterdam
With its centuries’ old architecture, world-class museums, and contagious energy, Amsterdam is a magnet for adventurers across the globe.
A Dingy L.A. Dive Becomes a Hip Bar, Hotel, and Music Studio Complex
Once a soundstage for director Ed Wood, a rehearsal space for Guns N’ Roses, and a bikini bar, East Hollywood hub Gold Diggers has been reinvented as a boutique hotel, bar, and...
10 Crazy Cliffside Retreats That’ll Take Your Breath Away
10 Crazy Cliffside Retreats That’ll Take Your Breath Away
Want to experience breathtaking views and the thrill of living on the edge? A visit to one of these cliffside retreats will do the trick.
- a year ago
Santiago, Chile
Santiago may be a tamer city than its South American brethren, but as architect Sebastián Irarrázaval tells us, there's change afoot where colonial legacy meets modern urban...
Immerse Yourself in Bright Color at This Midcentury Rental in Palm Springs
The William Krisel-designed home bursts with a vivid mix of vintage-inspired furnishings and bohemian texture.
Tallinn, Estonia
Since the fall of the USSR, Tallinn has managed to look unblinkingly to the future while still retaining vital elements of its past.
20 Romantic Getaways Under $200 Per Night
Sweep your loved one off their feet this Valentine's Day at an affordable romantic retreat.
These Nordic A-Frame Cabins Offer Thrilling Treetop Views
Inspired by Nordic folklore and fire towers that dot the surrounding forests, PAN Treetop Cabins by architect Espen Surnevik make for a fairy-tale holiday.
San Diego, CA
Nestled on the Pacific coastline, between Los Angeles’s sprawl and the Mexican border, San Diego is a surprisingly design-forward town with a handful of modern masterpieces to...
Tiny Vacation Shelters in the French Countryside
Tiny Vacation Shelters in the French Countryside
La Nuage, a system of waystations in Bourdeaux, France, lets hikers live in the cloud.
- 6 years ago
15 Modern Summer Rentals
Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.
Shinola Pairs with Rockwell to Bring Detroit to Tribeca
Made-in-Detroit brand Shinola opens a stunning Rockwell Group-designed retail location in New York's Tribeca neighborhood.
An Updated Design Hostel for the Belgian Socialists of Yesteryear
An old Art Deco building in Ghent, Belgium—and former headquarters for a Socialist newspaper—sees new life as a design-y hostel for travelers on the cheap.
Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside the new Martha Washington hotel.
This Vacation Rental is a Living Museum of Midcentury Eastern European Design
For your next vacation, why not travel through history to a time-capsule of an inn in the former Yugoslavia?
Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro.
You'll Yearn For Summer After You See This Prefab Bar
Nicknamed the Green Lantern, this portable bar in Buenos Aires saves the day (and the night).
Jaime Hayon Reimagines a Room in an Iconic Copenhagen Hotel
In 1958, Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen—an emblem of midcentury Scandinavia.
Jaime Hayon is Given the Keys to an Iconic Copenhagen Hotel
In 1958, Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen—an emblem of midcentury Scandinavia.
10 Dream Modern Home Rentals In Hawaii
The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian islands.
This Prefab Shipping Container Bar Can Pop Up Just About Anywhere
Canadian prefab builder Honomobo launches a portable shipping container bar that's basically a party in a box.
A Modern Patisserie in Montreal
Atelier Moderno and Anne Sophie Goneau collaborate on an elegant backdrop for the A La Folie's delectable creations.
9 Palm Springs Retreats For Under $200 a Night
Whether you’re visiting Palm Springs Modernism Week from February 14-24 or just in the mood for a desert vacation, these hotels offer stylish stays at friendly prices.
A Transparent Library Gleams at the Center of a Chinese Mountain Village
Raised on stilts to create a sheltered gathering space, Mountain House in Mist is a public library in China’s Zhejiang Province.
This Egg-Shaped Cabin Provides Shelter for Arctic Circle Travelers
A 150-square-foot cabin gives hikers a comfortable place to rest and recharge in the rugged mountains of Hammerfest, Norway.
Escape to a Winter Fairytale at This Eco Retreat in the Italian Alps
Sustainable design, prefab construction, and warm hospitality combine at this winter retreat in a cinematic Alpine setting.
7 Romantic Palm Springs Getaways
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone? Plan a trip to Palm Springs for rest and relaxation in retreats that evoke the Golden Age of Hollywood.
The Flying Nest Is a Nomadic Hotel That Travels Around the World
French designer Ora-ïto repurposes old shipping containers to create a mobile hotel.
Made-in-America Design Brand Shinola Launches its First Hotel in Detroit
Luxury watchmaker Shinola ventures into hospitality with a 129-room property that engages with the local community.