Looking at projects by K-Studio, one can’t help but be amazed by the energy of the light-filled spaces they design. Founded by Dimitris and Konstantinos Karampatakis, the studio creates this kinetic vigour by celebrating the history of the spaces, the architectural traditions of the location, and with a profound understanding of how light plays out in rooms.
Modern Scandinavian design has its roots in traditional crafts, but it owes much to the functionalism of the first half of the 20th century.
Becoming a hotelier was always in the stars for this peripatetic German. She just had to look up and read the meaning of her life’s constellation.
“Foolish the doctor who despises the knowledge acquired by the ancients,” Hippocrates wisely said—and we couldn’t agree with him more. Ancient wellness practices such as Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine advocate a holistic view on wellness, connecting the body with the mind and working with local plants and herbs to take you to a new dimension of health.
Within the next decade, key value shifts will have taken place, taking us into the age of the Promadic Traveler.
Driven by local concerns about overtourism, Promads will embrace conscious tourism, increasingly seeking culture-driven community venues, as well as destinations that promote long-term, sustainable solutions to the rapid rise in tourism.
By the end of the coming decade, a fresh, self-actualizing impulse will drive a new generation of travelers. Together with world-leading foresight consultancy The Future Laboratory, Design Hotels embarked on a year-long study to better understand this emerging mindset.
Our 2020 lineup of inspiring and visionary women from our community’s creative pool are not only breaking down barriers and forging new paths but some are reshaping the very nature of the worlds they work in.
Some things are just meant to be. Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto, and Ola Rune started an architecture and design firm while still in college and two decades down the road, they haven’t looked back.
Despite their grand visions, Christa van Camp of the Carlton Hotel Collection and Colin Finnegan of design firm FG Stijl managed to see what was right under Edinburgh’s nose—a raw space filled with hidden beauty.
Situated on the “street of the blacksmiths” in Rome’s Renaissance-era Regola district, Chapter Roma evokes the past, present, and future of the neighborhood.
They created a space to showcase an ever-evolving pool of local design talent. And the world has beaten a path to their door.
When it opens its doors in late spring this year, Hotel Hotel aims to answer the question of what is missing on the Lisbon hospitality scene.
Whether you’re lounging surrounded by artworks of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Damien Hirst in New York’s Soho district, or waking up in Cologne surrounded by Le Corbusiers, expect the unexpected at these five extraordinary properties created by art collectors.