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20 Gorgeous Art Hotels Around The World

Sometimes you have to give one up. But why not cut some corners by <i>combining</i> your museums and hotels?<p>Some hotels have art worthy of museums, and some museums are works of art themselves. Here are 20 hotels around the world that double as museums.

Art

Is Farm-To-Hotel The Latest Lodging Trend?

At home there’s the backyard garden, the local co-op farmers market and the stash of homemade pickles, but on the road, what’s a food-loving locavore …

Hospitality

Industry Insight: A New Look at Hotel Guest Rooms

<i>By Deirdre Renniers, Associate, Hotel Solutions Partnership</i><p>For the well-travelled business traveller or tourist, the hotel room experience can be …

Interior Design

A Book About The Hotel Industry Becomes A Best Seller

Heads In Beds is a book about the insides of the hotel industry. The book is a best seller and ranked among top 150 books on Amazon. Some reviews by …

Hospitality

Relaxed Country Lifestyle Delivered Modernly: Pearl Valley 276

A young family re-locating to the Western Cape was looking to change from city living to a more relaxed country lifestyle in which to bring up their …

Well Defined Modern Personality: House in South-Western Australia

The idea that generated the design of this House in South-Western Australia was to achieve a reflection of the surrounding landscapes through …

Led light AIM designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Flos Nederland has a cable length of 9 metres and can be hung from the ceiling in every kind of way: http://www.archello.com/en/product/aim

Shadow House by Jonathan Tuckey Design

London studio Jonathan Tuckey Design has converted a historic chapel in Wiltshire, England, into a house with a blackened-timber extension conceived …

Cheap Industrial Lighting via Etsy

A recent Etsy discovery, San Francisco-based Ind Lights offers simple industrial lighting at a compelling price. Made to order, the lighting comes in …

Etsy

Brass Lamps from Maurizio Navone

High on our wish lists: modern classic brass lamps from Italian designer Maurizio Navone of Restart Milano.<p>Recently added to Merchant No. 4’s …

Study Skills

5 Favorites: Prouvé-Inspired Swing Arm Lights

Is Jean Prouvé’s Potence Lamp the lighting equivalent of the little black dress? It’s a timeless classic that instantly introduces a Parisian note of …

Furniture

A Storage System for the Whole Home

Seattle-based Henrybuilt, maker of custom kitchens, is the creator of the first American kitchen “system.” Its combination of finely crafted design …

Storage Ideas

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Architecture

A New York Flat with a Glamorous View

The glamor of New York, for me, has to be the view of its skyline from within the depths of its buildings as an insider pondering the history of the …

Interior Design

DIY: Glass Coffee Table on Wheels

Who has $2,000 to drop on a glass coffee table on wheels? I don’t, which is why I’m considering making my own.<p>If you’re like us, and admire the pricy …

Furniture

Mick and Bianca Rule at the San Francisco Decorator’s Showcase

There’s never any shortage of glamor at San Francisco’s annual Decorator’s Showcase, but this year we were particularly taken with designer Catherine …

Interior Design