The flavor of the French Revolution era in Paris

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This is why we'd like to share the flavor of the French Revolution era in the latest Parisian hotel: 1// In a nutshell: Erected during the French Revolution years, the Hotel des Grand Boulevards embodies all the elegance of the 18th century Paris. Experimental Group, an event consultancy from the collective behind the Experimental cocktail Club, called Dorothée Meilichzon of Chzon studio …

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Eclectic glam at the Emir hotel in Istanbul

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This 47-room property located in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district — with its cosmopolitan atmosphere and never-ending inspiration, adds another house to Spanish hotel chain Room Mate. Eclectic Luxe is probably Lázaro Rosa Violán's most known signature,  and the Barcelona based interior designer wouldn't disappoint with one of his last adventures combining old and new in a city where continents cross paths and …

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Former monastery turned boutique hotel Hôtel du Cloître by India Mahdavi

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We are big fans of India Mahdavi, being a designer who sets trends and influences widely the interior design scene. If you happen to be in the Provence any time soon, you might want to stay at the Hôtel du Cloître re-designed by India Mahdavi recently. Don't get fooled by what looks like a rather rustic facade of a discreet townhouse, the contemporary …

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Today’s relevance of feeling ‘at home’: Hotel Bienvenue Paris

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When moderating a panel discussion during the Best of Interior Awards a few weeks ago in Munich, Germany, I was asking Viki Kitzig from the architecture bureau Kitzig how hotel design has changed. Her answer was that a hotel has to take over the role of a home when away from home nowadays. Independent French hotelier Adrien Gloaguen couldn't agree …

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Volkshotel Amsterdam – The Bathing Bikou Room

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Today we would love to take you on a trip to the Volkshotel Amsterdam. It’s not only the hotel that won us over with it’s contemporary look, but one of their gorgeous rooms, designed by the dutch product designer Hanna Maring. Hanna studied at the Design Academy Eindhoven, before she was asked to join the creative team for Volkshotel. The …

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Italian Design: Casa Fayette by Dimore Studio

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They have done it again! My favorite Milanese interior design duo Dimore Studio has been working with influences from Mexico’s Jalisco region, including textiles and ceramics, mixing with glossy finishes and mirrored surfaces at Casa Fayette, a chic thirty-seven rooms opened a couple of month ago. They were asked to convey the Guadalajara color palette, as well as its vibrant art scene. …

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