Snapshot: While The Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar was shaped from a 1970s industrial building by architects and owners Arnold/Werner, eleven of the rooms were designed in collaboration with eleven different creative personalities.
The leafy Provençal town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence is synonymous with Van Gogh, who found inspiration in its light (it receives over 300 days of sunshine per year) and surrounding landscapes.
On a plateau amidst Oman’s Al Hajar Mountains lies the Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort, a natural stone and wood structure which reflects the mountain landscape as much as it opens its visitors to adventure, to a uniquely compelling space.
Snapshot: New York City's Hudson hotel has kicked off the spring season with the launch of Putt Putt Park, a mini golf pop-up experience that teed off this month.
Snapshot: The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles has seen many iterations in design, but none so surprising as Patrick Jouin’s redesign of Hôtel Plaza Athénée.
Snapshot: Architect David Chipperfield, known best for creating refined and modern museums and galleries, redesigns London’s famous Hotel Café Royal, which was for decades the host to world-famous celebrities and politicians.
Snapshot: When you think Ice Walk, you may not at first imagine the thrill of an Ice Age glacier thawing and expanding, calving immense icebergs into a black sand-encircled lagoon on the southern tongue of Iceland.
Snapshot: In the small historic town of Wellington, in Prince Edward Country, design firm +tongtong was enlisted to reinvent a tired bed and breakfast and original, c.
Al Ula sits between desert and rock, an ancient oasis on the Arabian Peninsula. To the west is Egypt, and the city of Luxor along the Nile.
Snapshot: Swiss photographer David Carlier shares the details of his adventure capturing shots of the famed Swiss mountain guide Claude-Alain Gailland and canyon guide Gilles Janin as they descend the face of the Aletsch Glacier, riding the surge of icy meltwater in what may be the greatest hydroboarding escapade yet.
Snapshot: Auberge Resorts, international spa mavens, chose SB Architects of San Francisco to enhance and revamp the Malliouhana, a historic hotel on the Island of Arguilla in the British West Indies.
Snapshot: Like oil and water, chalk and cheese or more basically, black and white, designers Gilles & Boissier have translated their magnetic powers to the monochromatic magnificence of this Parisian palace.
Snapshot: The 60's swing on at the newly redesigned Miami Beach Edition, formerly Seville Beach Hotel, thanks to international design firm Yabu Pushelberg who preserved architectural details from the original building while mellowing the frenetic vibe of the era, and area.
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Snapshot: Whimsical, darkly fantastic, and firmly tongue in cheek, the Stora Hotellet Umeå could be the product of a design collaboration between Wes Anderson, Roald Dahl, and Edward Gorey.
Soho Beach House opened in Miami Beach in 2010, on the site of the historic Sovereign hotel.
Snapshot: Once the trading capital of Asia, Ayutthaya Thailand is home to an impressive array of ruins including temples, monasteries, reliquary towers, and palaces.
The TriBeCa Penthouses are the result of a truly killer collaboration. The hotel’s partners Ira Drukier and Robert De Niro sat down with Belgian designer Axel Vervoordt and Japanese architect Tatsuro Miki, in what can only be imagined as an incredibly intense and artistically explosive meeting with a suitably epic soundtrack to tackle the transformation.
The William Hotel is a complete artistic renovation of the prestigious William Club on East 39th Street.
San Francisco’s “The Battery” is an upscale exclusive club with a host of impressively inventive interior design schemes.