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Country Caper Hotel Focus: Hyatt Regency

03/07/19 Grace Lennon

For the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the heart of Amsterdam’s lush Plantage neighborhood, Rive Roshan envisioned a fantastical future for botanicals. Through their work, visitors to the hotel are whisked away to a dreamy and dynamic botanical world.

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Sojourn Hotel Focus: Troutbeck

01/29/19 Grace Lennon

The Troutbeck hotel is a unique Hudson Valley hideaway that’s at once historic, low-key, and luxurious. Mark Twain, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Langston Hughes, Sinclair Lewis, Teddy Roosevelt, the naturalist John Burroughs and many others all flocked to this timeless natural setting for inspiration, relaxation, and provocative conversation at the early part of the century.

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Poetic Passage Hotel Focus: The Dewberry

01/24/19 Grace Lennon

The Dewberry is an iconic 5-star hotel, housed in a former Federal Office Building in downtown Charleston, SC. The design of The Dewberry explores the concept of Southern Modernism - a combination of the tried and true materials of the South, within the sensibility of the mid-century modern building that is The Dewberry.

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Poetic Passage Restaurant Focus: Radioeat

01/02/19 Grace Lennon

Like an eagle’s nest with an enveloping wooden structure, Radioeat is the perfect addition to the futuristic Parisian concert hall and recording studio — Maison de la Radio.

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Country Caper Hotel Focus: The Hoxton

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

Globally renowned for a world class arts scene and vibrant nightlife, Amsterdam is a city where history meets urban modernity. Nothing speaks of this more than the series of five independent canal houses at Herengracht 255, which now play host to The Hoxton.

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Country Caper Restaurant Focus: Maison Lautrec

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

Set among the hustle and bustle of Pigalle, Paris, four friends have created a place for a clientele just like themselves - laid-back, warm where they can eat and drink well. Specializing in expert mixology and seasonal produce, Maison Lautrec is the hot new bistro on every Parisian’s lips this season.

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Poetic Passage Retail Focus: Aesop Duke of York Square

10/24/18 Grace Lennon

Situated in Chelsea, London, the Aesop Duke of York Square’s design channels Oscar Niemeyer with an influence of futuristic elements. The result is an interior characterized by classic archetypes, rose color palette, and stainless-steel elements.

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Extreme Odyssey Home Focus: Twisting Courtyard

08/30/18 Grace Lennon

Completed by ARCHSTUDIO, "Twisting Courtyard" is a renovated residence in Paizihutong, Beijing. The property was once a Siheyuan (courtyard house) with a single entry. It has been turned into an attractive, urban public space within Beijing’s inner city.

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City Stroll Hotel Focus: CitizenM Gare de Lyon

08/22/18 Grace Lennon

Just a short walk from the historic Marais District and a stroll from the River Seine, citizenM’s third Paris location is perfectly placed for travelers in search of culture, commerce or community. Designed by Dutch studio concrete, the hotel features 338 rooms organized within a former office tower block and is located a block from one of Paris’s major transportation hubs, Gare de Lyon train station.

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Extreme Odyssey Hotel Focus: Hotel Liberty

07/12/18 Grace Lennon

After an extensive three-year renovation project a 19th-century former prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Originally conceived by the German architect Heinrich Hübsch in 1840 and completed in 1845, the structure served as a jail for the city until 2009.