Shinola Hotel, Detroit

, December 19, 2022

During the century that followed the secession of land by four Anishinaabe tribes in 1807, Detroit’s growth was gradual. Wagon wheels and bicycles predated the automotive industry, a manufacturing backbone which … Read more

Hotel Josef, Prague

, December 9, 2022

Straddling the Vltava River in central Czech Republic, Prague serves as a meeting point for West and East Europe. Novelist Franz Kafka called Prague home before the city passed through … Read more

Arrive Hotel, Memphis

, November 18, 2022

Memphis’ role in the making of America is varied. At one point its cadence was slow and gait heaving, with cotton tugged upstream along the Mississippi from plantations in the … Read more

The Russell, Nashville

, August 4, 2022

America’s latest boom town is home to a vaulted property, once a Presbyterian church and now a striking hotel with social conscience intact – The Russell in Nashville, Tennessee. While … Read more

Artist Residence, Bristol

, July 7, 2022

Now add to the list of recent hospitality trials a recent opening – Bristol’s Artist Residence hotel. Even before the Covid pandemic was in sight, the latest outpost from the … Read more

Else Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

, January 23, 2022

The vibrant Chinatown quarter of Kuala Lumpur is now home to a 49-bedroom industrial conversion and retreat – Else. The transformation of the 1911 Rubber Building has repointed the structure’s … Read more

Leopold Hotel, Sheffield

, December 8, 2021

Britain’s industrial past owes much to the centrally located city of Sheffield, renowned for its durable steel on the east side of the Peak District. Like Pittsburgh in the U.S., … Read more

Whitworth Locke, Manchester

, July 18, 2021

Nearly two centuries since the rise of the UK’s first industrial city, Manchester provides a gateway for a variety of contrasting edges. Traversing the city means crossing the lines of … Read more

Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool

, January 3, 2021

In centre of Liverpool, the prosperity of the port city’s industrial past is in view. To the south nearest the tidal Mersey River is the looming pink sandstone Cathedral, faced … Read more

Artist Residence, Brighton

, May 22, 2019

Those not quite sure of status of England’s most European-facing coast can find some certainty along the shoreline 60 miles south of London. Towns like Brighton have become escape routes … Read more

Hotel Revival, Baltimore

, January 27, 2019

Located 40 miles north of Washington, D.C., Baltimore has been undergoing a slow renaissance as one of the legacy cities of the Eastern seaboard. The town’s coal heritage and port … Read more

Eaton DC, Washington D.C.

, December 8, 2018

Despite the turbulence of U.S. politics, a hotel half a mile north of Washington D.C.’s Capitol Hill remains defiant, serving up an unrivalled range of businesses at a central venue. … Read more