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The Poet Society

Seven of today’s most exciting young poets gather at a historic literary salon in New York’s Hudson Valley that once nurtured Langston Hughes and Henry David Thoreau, recently revived as a contemporary guesthouse

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Paris According to a Louis Vuitton Insider

Here’s how to prep your Paris suitcase: “Travel light and casual: a pair of jeans, white shirt, blue jacket, book, and iPhone,” says Julien Guerrier, Louis Vuitton’s editorial director, who sat down recently with us to spill the elusive style secrets of the French capital.

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A Hybrid Hub Rises in a Dutch Design Capital

Perhaps best known internationally as the host city of Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, a city in the southern Netherlands, will soon be welcoming the next creative wave when a new hybrid hospitality project opens its doors.

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In Porto, a 19th-Century House Goes Ninimalist

Step through the palatial doors of Vila Foz Hotel & Spa, opening this March in Porto, and you’ll come face to face with two distinct aesthetics.

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A Modernist Landmark Is Reborn in Stockholm

Anyone visiting the Swedish capital in the coming months will be happy to know about a highly anticipated upcoming opening by the company that brought you Nobis Hotel Stockholm, Miss Clara by Nobis, and other beloved mainstays of Nordic hospitality.

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Polish Cold War Neons Illuminate History

One of the most surprising legacies of Cold War-era Poland is its brilliant variety of neon signs, the first of which went up in Warsaw in 1929. Popular from the start, neons saw a flourishing in the cities in the 1950s, -60s and -70s.

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Christian Zenka, Kai Hollmann, Stephan Gerhard, and Christoph Hoffmann

The four high-flying hospitality kings behind Bikini Island & Mountain Hotels converge to discuss their own pathways to success, the hippie movement mentality, and more.

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How Crate-Digging Duo Soul Clap Travels

In another excerpt from Sound Travels: DJs in Transit, Berlin 2012-2017, the crate-digging Boston DJ duo Soul Clap talks life behind the decks and on the road.

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Silent Knowledge in the Danish Capital

Back in October, the extended Design Hotels community gathered in Copenhagen for our annual Arena* conference, the best attended in the company’s history.

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Around The World in 8 Spectacular Bathtubs

For your viewing pleasure, we’ve assembled some of the most opulent, elegant bathtubs in our 300-hotel global collection. So as winter sets in (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), let this serve as inspiration to soak.

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Installations From Outer Space

Some of today’s most exciting hotels function as live-in galleries, exhibiting commissioned and acquired installations and sculptural pieces by major contemporary artists. While their works run the gamut, many evoke a futurist vision of space-age forms, neon deities, and artifacts from the beyond.

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Georgia Rising: A Journey Into the Caucasus

Our writer and photographer ventured into Georgia in search of places for renewal, shelter, communion, and expressions of the sublime. Here’s what they found.

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Daniel Mani, Günter Weilguni, and Manfred Weilguni

Each of these three hospitality wizards has achieved great success on his own. Together, they have transformed the very concept of what a Swiss Alpine hotel should be.