To translate an intellectual idea into bricks and mortar requires an ability to fine-tune ideas into living poetry. Thankfully, Lai Guoping is a creative spirit who is more than up to the task.
Their passion for art, history, and Southern Italy not only brought them together, it brought Palazzo Daniele back to life as a living testament to those passions.
Two innovators show you a very different side of Pattaya—one that is quiet and culturally sensitive but with a contemporary twist.
With his Gorgeous George property in South Africa’s oldest city, Tobias Alter connects his guests to the art and design of the nation’s creatives.
With a rebellious spirit, investor extraordinaire and real estate tycoon Wang Gongquan draws inspiration from ancient Chinese concepts to forge a new kind of hospitality.
By supporting local artists and artisans, this high-minded hotelier has transformed creative neighborhoods into global ports of call.
With the shrewdness of a New York real estate guy and the cool collectedness of a Californian, this duo crafted a unique hospitality concept that immerses guests in the West Coast way of life.
A series of serendipitous events led Kalia and Antonis Eliopoulos to hospitality, armed with a natural talent for piecing together a compelling narrative.
Surfer, family man, academic, and fearless businessman Yoshitaka Nojiri is making his mark as a Design Hotels Original on the Tokyo hospitality scene.
By crafting authentic experiences from emotional memories, this hospitality visionary has created a rare, sky-high wonder.
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.
A native of Lisbon and a lover of the ocean reflects on the life chapters that led to the opening of his three Memmo hotels.
With an entrepreneur’s drive, a design lover’s vision, and a doting husband and son’s sense of honor, this renegade is changing the face of hospitality in Beijing and beyond.
The first family of hospitality on Zakynthos has been shaping the island’s hotel scene for more than three decades and they remain as fresh and relevant as ever today.