Hotel Design

Hotels, unlike any other venue, have the potential to make the most intimate connection with its guests. The most sophisticated hotels will go above and beyond the call of business to create something truly unique, offering guests an entire experience. Entertainment Designer finds some of the most innovative, creative, and exciting examples of hotel design across the globe.


‘Sleep Well in -5ºC’ at the ICEHOTEL, Sweden

Posted on August 15, 2011

When you land on Icehotel’s homepage, the first thing you’ll notice is a banner that reads “Sleep well in -5 ºC.” It’s a little hard to believe, but as the ...

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Berlin’s ‘Music and Lifestyle’ Hotel Designed by Karim Rashid

Posted on August 3, 2011

Some hotels become tourist destinations by virtue of the musicians that have crashed there in the past, but the Nhow Hotel, a music and lifestyle hotel in Berlin, plans to ...

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The New “New Hotel” in Athens

Posted on July 22, 2011

For many travelers, there is a great comfort in knowing that your favorite hotel is the same the world over; a familiar layout and design can make you feel at ...

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Travel Back to the 1950s at El Cosmico Hotel in Marfa, Texas

Posted on July 18, 2011

Marfa is a small rural town in western Texas that has made a big mark on the cultural map of the United States. In the 1970s, the artist Donald Judd ...

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The Award Winning ‘Digital Experience’ at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Posted on June 30, 2011

Walk into the lobby of Las Vegas’ newest luxury resort casino and hotel, The Cosmopolitan, and you’ll see the digital columns that just won the Grand Design prize at the ...

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Go Invisible or Climb Aboard a UFO at The Treehotel in Sweden

Posted on June 22, 2011

Every one of the designer tree houses at the Treehotel in Harads, Sweden was built according to the same guiding principles: to value our forests and invent creative ways to ...

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Hideaway in the Desert: The Amangiri Resort

Posted on May 23, 2011

There is something in a desert landscape that seems to inspire minimalism and neutrality in design; the vast and sparse terrain is humbling and almost demands a quite respect from ...

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‘HI matic’ in Paris is a Social Networker’s Haven

Posted on May 18, 2011

What do you really need in a hotel? A bed, of course, but fancy artwork, elaborate furnishings, a Jacuzzi? The latest boutique hotel to open in Paris, HI matic, answers ...

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The W Taipei: “Nature Electrified”

Posted on May 12, 2011

At the rate we are witnessing W hotels pop up all over the world, news of another W opening shouldn’t come as any big surprise. Nevertheless, the W Taipei has ...

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Color Therapy at the Pantone Hotel in Brussels

Posted on April 29, 2011

While some designers might find the Pantone Hotel a charming homage to the colors of their trade, others might just feel like they are still on the job. The inspiration ...

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