Eight Hotel, Bath, England

, May 23, 2023

The quaint and compact Eight is a boutique hotel in Bath, spread across two townhouse properties in the historic heart of the city. Each of the eighteen rooms is unique … Read more

Hotel du Vin, Birmingham, England

, May 6, 2023

The industrial bones of Birmingham have been wrought in different directions since World War Two. Car-first urbanism cut the town into distinct quarters, timed with the gradual decline of industry … Read more

Hôtel Maison Montgrand, Marseille

, April 2, 2023

Despite being France’s second largest city in terms of population, Marseille doesn’t get enough airtime. But its access to sea and a year-round growing season has long provided an attractive … Read more

Else Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

, January 23, 2023

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

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

Hotel June, Malibu, California

, November 13, 2022

An overview of American history during the 20th century is hardly complete without mentioning the role of the automobile. Mid-century novelists wrote about the mystics of early engines, federal planners … Read more

Hotel du Vin, Cheltenham

, August 5, 2022

The northern reaches of the now internationally revered Cotswolds region of England has Cheltenham as a cornerstone. Known for its annual horse racing and quaint market town setup, Cheltenham has … Read more