A Look At This Year’s ICEHOTEL Art Suites

all the suites in this year's icehotel

The ICEHOTEL is a world famous hotel and an art exhibition made of ice and snow that changes every year. Founded in 1989 in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi – 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, it is all about ice and creativity – with artfully created accommodations as the result. Each year artists (who are not required to have worked with ice before) are invited to take part – they’re selected from among those who send in their ideas based on originality and creating it in real natural ice would pose a new challenge. The several weeks’ hard work and months of planning and preparation culminate in something that only exists for a few months. (more…)

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This Eco-Friendly A-Frame Cabin is THE Remote Romantic Getaway

JR's Eco-friendly A Frame Cabin

Part of Australia’s Kimo Estate, JR’s Eco Hut is an A-frame cabin designed by Anthony Hunt Design and Luke Stanley Architects. Private and secluded, it’s nestled high in the hills with the Australian bush as your backyard. And it’s stunning. (more…)

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The ANA Star Wars Project Takes Off With Multiple Character Jets

ana star wars project jets

We were excited when we heard that Japan’s Ana Airlines was coming out with an official Lucas film endorsed R2D2 Jet, but that was only the beginning of the ANA Star Wars Project. Now the highly respected Japanese airline has branded four planes, inside and out, added matching Kid’s airport lounges and launched a new commercial for the co-branded jets. (more…)

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Millar Road’s Supernatural Wine Company

Millar Road in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand was established by the Collinge family – Ginny and Jeremy and son Gregory – in December 2004. It’s an estate that offers both stylish accommodations (and a lovely venue for weddings) as well as their own brand of wines. They started producing their first wine,’The Supernatural’ in 2009, from vineyards they planted on the property. The Supernatural Wine Co. now produces certified organic, low intervention white and skin-fermented white wines with interesting label designs that are distributed throughout the world. (more…)

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Denmark’s The Krane : Old Coal Crane Turned Into Black Oasis (40 photos)

Denmark's The Krane

A developer and an architect have come up with an innovative and odd use for an old crane that used to load coal. They have turned it into a small unique spa, a glass-enclosed meeting room and a private luxury retreat whose interior design is all done in sophisticated shades of black. (more…)

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