Malaysia’s Hottest New Hotel Is A Transformed Colonial Filled With Art and Whimsy: The Macalister Mansion.

Macalister Mansion IIHIH 2

This new 4,800 square meter hotel in Panang, Malaysia was just completed last year and has already garnered numerous awards from the most prestigious hotel and travel organizations. It is housed in a 100 year old historic mansion that has been adapted into a modern and hip, but luxurious dining room, living room, den, cellar (bar), lawn area, mosaic pool and 8 separate rooms complete with private baths. Read more

The Helvetica Hotel, From Soap To Signage – And A Little History.

The Helvetica Hotel

For an independent study, Jung Hwan (Albert) Son, a senior communication design student at Parsons the New School for Design, decided to create and brand a hip and trendy hotel – inspired by the Helvetica font. Below are the elements he designed for his concept of the Helvetica Hotel. Read more

New Asgard Hotel Penthouses by Design Mind and Henk Bakker.

Asgard Hotel penthouses

The latest project of Design Mind together with interior architect Henk Bakker was to create four unique and high-end luxury penthouse apartments for the new section of the Asgard Hotel in Groningen, which opened in January 2012. Read more

A New Luxurious Getaway In Uruguay. Las Piedras Fasano In Punta Del Este.

Las Piedras Uruguay

Just last month, Las Piedras in Punte del Este, the first international property from the Fasano Luxury Hotels, opened in Uruguay. The hip and hedonistic resort is already booked solid and chances are you won’t get it at all this year, but there’s always next year. Read more

The i-Suite – A Funky Modern All Suite Hotel and Stunning Spa In Rimini, Italy

i-suite hotel and spa
above: the Dolce Vista suites have Corian tubs, fireplaces, LCD screens mounted in both the ceiling and media centers with views of the sea.

Rimini’s first all-suite hotel has been brought to life with the artistic flair of Simone Micheli for the interiors & architect Giovanni Quadrelli, who designed the exteriors. The i-SUITE incorporates the latest in modern design, technology, luxury and lifestyle in Rimini. Read more

The New Monte Rosa Lodge – Sustainable, Beautiful and Now Available To Book.

The New Monte Rosa Lodge
above: cover of the newly published book on the building

The new Monte Rosa lodge project (also referred to as the Monte Rosa Hut) demonstrates that sustainable building is possible even in the middle of a glacial landscape. Read more

Where To Stay In Berlin? How About An Art Gallery That Sleeps Fifty. The Arte Luise Kunsthotel.

Arte Luise Kunsthotel

Often called a “gallery where you can spent the night” in one of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods, The Arte Luise Kunsthotel in Berlin has 50 rooms — each of which have been designed by a different artist. Read more