Oude Werf, Stellenbosch, South Africa

, February 19, 2018

Anyone visiting Stellenbosch can’t help but notice the staggering Oak-lined roads, Cape Dutch architecture and modern touches to this capital of South African wine industry. Even if you find yourself … Read more

The Hoxton, Amsterdam

, January 25, 2018

Exchanges between the English capital and the port to of Amsterdam have gone back for centuries, a pair of sea-faring people that built nations around the same shipping lanes. In … Read more

The Laslett, Notting Hill, London

, January 18, 2018

Stitch five West London townhouses together and create a team including a few accomplished British designers and you’ve got one of the capital’s more exciting hotels – The Laslett in … Read more

Thompson Seattle, Washington

, January 4, 2018

Few pieces of real estate compare in weighty provenance to the parcel of land surrounding the public market that borders Pike Street in Seattle. As well as being graced with … Read more

The Society Hotel, Portland

, December 18, 2017

Portland’s Chinatown is now the unlikely location of an exceptional design and engineering development, carved out in the shape of The Society Hotel, an innovative newcomer to the realm of … Read more

El Cosmico, Marfa, Texas

, December 13, 2017

Slip off the Interstate 10 freeway at the tiny town of Van Horn, Texas and start hurtling down south and you’ll soon start to feel like you’re departing from civilisation … Read more

The Saguaro Scottsdale, Arizona

, November 20, 2017

Imagining the American Civil War veteran and pastor Winfield Scott wandering through Arizona’s broad Salt River Valley in early 1888 requires a leap of imagination. After establishing churches in Kansas … Read more

Native Hotel, Malibu, California

, November 13, 2017

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

San Francisco Proper Hotel

, November 7, 2017

Only San Francisco’s most intrepid tourists will be familiar with the area surrounding Civic Center, merely blocks from the commercial heart of town and the home to major music and … Read more

Hotel Tivoli, Upstate New York

, October 16, 2017

Arriving in Tivoli in September 2017 feels like the inspection of a village midway through its model development. At the central crossroads of the tiny settlement stands a 24-hour laundrette, … Read more