The American architecture studio Morphosis Architects revealed his concept of a new luxury hotel that will be built soon in Vals, Switzerland. The entire project consists of three main structures: a podium linking the building with nearby structures, cantilever containing a restaurant, café, spa and bar and a 381 meters high tower containing 107 rooms with an incredible panoramic view.
Austrian photographer Reiner Riedler wanted to document vacations centers that feature fake decors and exist all around the world : China, Germany, Turkey, Dubai, Lithuania, Las Vegas and Florida. Like a critic towards these artificial destinations put in a plastic globe, his series shows surreal touristic cliches.
Fans of fantasy films, Magic Mountain Lodge is the perfect destination for you. Here is a 13-room hotel located in the private Biological Reserve Huilo-Huilo in northern Chile. The building welcomes visitors with a suspended rope bridge and a waterfall flows from the peak of the structure.
Greek photographer Petros Koublis was commissioned by luxury hotel Vedema located in Santorini, in the village Megalochori, in the middle of 400 years old wineries built around volcanic stones. The hotel wanted him to take pictures of the exteriors to decorate the rooms’ walls and show the “real” face of the island. 100 prints have been achieved with interior designer Stamos Hondrodimos (Design Laboratorium).
From the 12th of March to the 8th of April, we can admire the brand new installation of American artist Richard Wilson, for the Hong Kong’s Art Basel. It’s a life-sized Harrington Legionnaire Bus that is suspended on the edge of the Peninsula Hotel. This work is inspired by the British movie “The Italian Job” (1969) where we can see a bus hanging in altitude.
The staff of the Courchevel ski resort has decided to offer nights in a suspended and working cable car located at 2738 altitude meters. It’s a room that can host 4 guests, with a little living room and two beds. The cabin makes possible, of course, to admire a quite impressive panoramic view.
The RedDot Hotel was built on the skeleton of a 35 years-old hotel in Taichung City, in Taiwan. Interior designers Steven Wu and Wang Pe-Jen are the origin of the renovation project. They wanted to set a staircase-slide in tunnel, Kapla armchairs and a sofa made of balls to bring a playful atmosphere.
Issu du label Hôtels Chalets de Tradition, focus sur cet hôtel de charme en Savoie : Les Campanules. Situé à Tignes, en pleine montagne, il s’agit d’un hôtel 4 étoiles doté d’espaces de détente (spa, piscine, jacuzzi…), le tout idéalement situé pour profiter du domaine skiable. Mention spéciale pour la décoration avec au choix une tradition montagnarde ou un esprit contemporain. Plus d’images dans la suite.
Built by architects and designers Wendell Burnette, Marwan Al-Sayed and Rick Joy the sublime resort hotel Amangiri is located in the middle of the desert in a region we call the “4 corners” : where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona meet, exactly 5 hours away from New York by plane. The cost of the rooms starts at 1100 $.
Santorini, Greek island located in Aegean Sea, is known for its amazing landscape and sunsets. The towns along the caldera on the west side of the island (Fira, Firostefani, Oia, and Imerovigli) are where you’ll find most beautiful hotels. Focus on four best places to stay in this magical island : Aenaon Villas, Grace Hotel, Avaton Resort and Spa and Artemis Villas.
Each year for the Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi, in Sweden, artists meet in order to design ice bars for tourists. This year, Maurizio Perron (Italian sculptor), Viktor Tsarski (Bulgarian architect) and Wouter Biegelaar (Dutch designer) met around ice for the 25th edition. The collaboration gave “BOOOM!” : a bar surrounded by explosions of snow and crystals.