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001 Marius Daktylides

Marios Daktylides

Like his father before him, this consummate local continues the legacy of creating truly authentic experiences.

011 Les Bains Jean Pierre Marois

Jean-Pierre Marois

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.

001 Nakar Toni Ramis

Toni Ramis

Toni Ramis has spent most of his life working for the family business. But with Nakar Hotel in Palma de Mallorca, the Mallorcan real estate developer-turned-hotelier has finally found a passion all his own.

001 Hotel Greif Franz Staffler

Franz Staffler

By combining his family’s history with a desire to surprise and please, Franz Staffler has crafted Hotel Greif, a property as impressive and permanent as the Tyrolean mountains that embrace it.

001 Aby Rosen

Aby Rosen

Like many of his well-known buildings, Rosen looms over the New York City landscape. But as the saying goes, “God is in the details.”

001 Bruno And Christophe Massucco

Bruno & Christophe Massucco

After years of hotel-hopping, the rebellious twins Bruno and Christophe Massucco settled into a hotel of their own, pioneering design hospitality in Dijon, France.

001 La Maison Hotel Günter Wagner

Günter Wagner

For Günter Wagner, sleek architecture, world-class cuisine, and a small German town near the French border made for the perfect homecoming.

001 Kit Kemp

Kit Kemp

Whimsical, eclectic, and always hard to pin down, Kit Kemp has much in common with the hotel interiors she’s spent a career fashioning into stand-alone pieces of individual expression. Like her, they are anything but static.

001 Jens Liebhauser

Jens Liebhauser

When it comes to his style or inspirations, the German maverick can't be pinned down, which is probably why he is the only one who could have opened Hotel Zhero Ischgl/Kappl, a contemporary, laid-back luxury hotel in the middle of traditional Austrian hospitality.

004 The Royal Snail Vincent Dardenne

Vincent Dardenne

For Vincent Dardenne, The Royal Snail is more than a hotel. It is a brick and mortar love letter to his hometown, Namur, a city in the southern region of Belgium.

001 Thanos Michaelides

Thanos Michaelides

The words “boutique hotel” and “family resort” conjure up two very different properties. But not to Thanos Michaelides, who created a high-minded design hotel that is accessible to both romantics and those with kids in tow: Almyra.

001 Daniel And Seraina Lauber

Seraina Lauber & Daniel Lauber

With deep roots in Switzerland’s Upper Valais, Daniel and Seraina Lauber set about revitalizing the area’s hospitality sector. How did they do it? By breaking all the rules.

001 Malgosia And Wojtek Zoltowsky

Małgosia & Wojciech Żółtowsky

Artist duo Małgosia and Wojtek Żółtowsky sit at the heart of a new contemporary design wave in Poland—one that is irreverent, natural, emotional, provocative, and welcoming.

008 Witt Istanbul Hotel Tuncel Toprak Lamps

Tuncel Toprak

Istanbul native Tuncel Toprak brings a unique vision to his inaugural hotel project, the Witt Istanbul, a fusion of history and modernity, youth and tradition, in an authentic neighborhood setting.