CitizenM Hotel marries convenience and creative design to deliver lush interiors on a budget

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No matter how often hotels update their image, their baggage system remains weirdly stuck in the 1970s, writes Edwin Heathcote

Published in Crimes Against Design
Thursday, 21 January 2016 00:00

5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from an inn by Kengo Kuma to an art-lover’s paradise in Provençe

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 00:00

Öijared Hotel

Kjellgren Kaminsky has added a striking spruce-clad hotel to Gert Wingårdh’s country club in the southern Swedish countryside

Published in News
Friday, 12 June 2015 16:59

Katamama, Bali

A beach hotel in Kuta celebrates local culture with a robust, almost brutal, facade made from more than a million traditional Balinese bricks

Published in News
Monday, 29 September 2014 11:30

Mondrian London

Tom Dixon's nautical-themed conversion of Sea Containers House on the South Bank restores the building to its original intended use as a hotel

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Shanghai’s latest super-sized hotel, office, retail, art and theatre complex employs almost as many architectural styles as it has uses.

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In its first hotel project, esoteric fashion house Maison Martin Margiela has refurbished a 19th-century townhouse in Paris in minimalist style.

Published in News
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:14

Sofitel Vienna by Jean Nouvel

The slick black suites and lounges of the French architect’s Viennese hotel succeed where One New Change failed.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 09:31

Suzanne Oxenaar's Llove Hotel

Japan’s “love hotels”, where amorous couples spend a night (or less) in themed rooms with zany decoration, get a designer update courtesy of Suzanne Oxenaar.

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A hotel suite carved from snow and ice draws its striking aesthetic from the film Tron: Legacy.

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Neri&Hu Design and Research Office creates a hotel lobby that pays tribute to the local heritage of the land surrounding the Shanghai Expo.

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