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.
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.
The influential trend forecaster on spirituality, design, and the souls of shadows and pebbles
The time is far behind us when travelers settled for indistinguishably luxurious chain accommodations. These days, it seems everyone wants to talk about local hubs providing locally sourced products and services.
With his groundbreaking C-Hotel & Spa, Andrea Colzani is bringing a bold new sensibility and style to the Lake Como region.
Moscow-born artist Stanislav Tratsevskiy has transformed from philosophizing painter to a luxury hotelier with StandArt Hotel Moscow, the first Design Hotels™ property in Russia.
For Alexandra Efstathiadou, Ekies All Senses Resort is more than a hotel. It is childhood recaptured. It is luxury without pretense.
This ninth generation Roman’s passion for art, vintage design, and life itself is reflected in the standout hotel that he created along with business partner and friend Emanuele Garosci.
They are the consummate locals and the ultimate hoteliers. Now united, Micky Rosen, Alex Urseanu, and Liran Wizman are a stunning new force to be reckoned with.
Designer, architect, baker, manager, developer, financier, hotelier—most people make a career out of one these professions. This soft-spoken man of the world has crafted a rich life through all of them.
For Carlos Couturier and Moisés Micha, going from citrus farming and investment banking to owning a growing portfolio of boutique hotels in New York, Mexico, and Chicago, means always being motivated, experimental, and business-savvy.
Filmmaker and hotelier Jean-Pierre Marois has transformed an iconic bathhouse and nightclub into Les Bains, a revelation that celebrates the past with an eye to the future.
First the father exposed Phuket to the world, now along with his daughter he is exposing the world to a new kind of hospitality on the island.
When two lateral thinkers got together in Melbourne, the result was a deeply imaginative world with bright bursts of kaleidoscopic colors, wacky shapes, and delicious experiences.