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This is Temporary

French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani is pioneering a new direction in temporary architecture, employing cutting-edge digital technology and radical new perspectives on shared space.

The Eternal Festival

How does a tiny Greek island of ruins explain the thriving festival landscape of today? To understand the present, you have to go back to the beginning.

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Seven frame-worthy windows

We give you nine reasons to take the stairs and get fit, starting with the grand staircase at Nobu Hotel Shoreditch in London that’s made even more impressive thanks to a five-meter-tall glass window behind letting in lots of natural light.

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Have you slept amid Pantone’s color of the year?

Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019, Living Coral, has brightened up our lives in fashion, beauty, electronics, and accessories.

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Seven daring door designs

Seven doors that not only do they command attention, they make the simple act of going through one momentous.

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From a disused winery, a head-turning hotel

Opening this May, Dexamenes Seaside Hotel offers an architectural slice of Greek trading history on the mainland’s western Peloponnese coast.

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Sami Lamaa

By crafting authentic experiences from emotional memories, this hospitality visionary has created a rare, sky-high wonder.

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Mouche Van Hool

How does one take a city forward while also preserving its history and its culture? Just ask Mouche Van Hool, a new hospitality force helping to regenerate a storied corner of Antwerp.

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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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Saulius Mikštas

A native son and ongoing champion of Vilnius, this visionary architect layers his work with the Lithuanian capital’s rich, colorful history.

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Rafael Sainz Skewes

When Rafael Sainz Skewes’ motorcycle brought him to the perfect beach, he knew he had to find a way to stay.