Is there a travel destination that you find yourself returning to again and again? Puerto Escondido, a world-renowned surfing destination on the Pacific coastline at the foot of the Sierra Madre mountain range, is just such a destination for the protagonist of our latest Original Experiences film, which just went live. Continue reading “What is it that keeps pulling me back here?”
In this new series, we’ll let you know about new properties and destinations as soon as they join the global Design Hotels collection of handpicked independent properties. Often we’ll withhold the name of the hotel and share only the destination—blind item style—as a proper launch is still in the works. Continue reading “You heard it here first…”
The past weeks have been busy ones for the global Design Hotels Community, and we’re happy to share some images from events that have taken place recently in Berlin, Tokyo, Bangkok, and Singapore.
When your partner in business is also your partner in life, it can be a challenge to keep your office and home lives separate—as Irene Kronenberg and Alon Baranowitz know all too well. “Our daughters say that they have a brother,” says Kronenberg. “He’s called Work, and he’s very high-maintenance.” Continue reading “The narrative aesthetic of Israeli design duo B+K”
Whether you’re having breakfast surrounded by a Keith Haring mural in Pablo Escobar’s former mansion, or waking up in Cologne surrounded by Le Corbusiers, expect the unexpected at these five extraordinary properties created by art collectors. Continue reading “Five of the world’s most phenomenal art hotels”
For our third “Further Thoughts” installment, we heard from Ben Pundole, who, as the editor in chief of the online travel magazine A Hotel Life and vice president of brand experience at Edition Hotels by Ian Schrager and Marriott, is an influential figure in the contemporary travel industry. In the 2018 Transformation Issue of Directions, he spoke about his own recent personal evolution and how his rising sense of awareness has led him to make important changes across his working life. Continue reading “Ben Pundole: “There’s an evolution happening””