Monday, November 7th, 2011

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Thursday, July 14th, 2011

11:30 am

Conrad Maldives Rengali Island Resort

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We’re not usually in the business of just posting up hotel rooms willy-nilly but, as you can see, this isn’t just any hotel room. As much as we enjoy the pictures, part of us would be terrified of actually taking…

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Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

“Taschen’s Favourite Hotels” Book

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While the world is not short on publications dedicated to stylish hotels, Taschen’s forthcoming compendium of Favourite Hotels offers an enchanting looks at 72 establishments of fantastic variety. As interesting for their locals as for their architecture, the places chosen…

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Monday, May 17th, 2010

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

The Design Hotels Book, Edition 2010

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While there are many solid and useful travel guides about, The Design Hotels Book sets itself apart through directed presentation architecture and interior design. The 2010 edition features 170 hotels, with added features on 10 hoteliers. Aside from documenting trends…

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Friday, August 7th, 2009

American Hotel Stories

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The great American hotel can be both architectural icon and archive of tales. American Hotel Stories, a new book by Francisca Matteolla, balances both. From coast to coast the travel writer surveys the nation’s most intriguing hotels, digging deep to…

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Thursday, May 21st, 2009

3:32 pm

Adam Simpson for Conran Hotel

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Illustrator Adam Simpson received his MFA from the Royal College of Art in 2006. His latest high profile commission comes Terence Conran, who tapped Simpson to device a graphic for the elevators of his new hotel in Shoreditch, London. Simpson’s…

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

4:21 pm

Design Hotels Film Portraits

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Following on The Design Hotels book, Gestalten has worked to produce a series of short films. These are framed as the Made By Originals series. Each short gives a little insight into the people behind the hotels. They offer thoughts…

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