InBox Capsule Hotel

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories about hotels in Tokyo, Japan being little more than a roll-up mattress stuffed inside a shoe box. Heck, you might have even stayed in one. But I’m guessing you’ve never seen anything quite like this hotel in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which takes that concept and applies a thick coat of style and function. The InBox Capsule Hotel by DA Architects is an entirely new type of temporary housing, encouraging community while at the same time providing privacy and comfort in an entirely bizarre architectural package. Continue reading


Masseria Moroseta

The architecture and interior design of Masseria Moroseta is nothing short of stunning, and is the wonder-workings of Andrew Trotter – who took over three years to create this boutique B&B, ensuring ample time was taken to keep the Pugliese traditions alive throughout this white heavenly haven. Continue reading


Borgo Merlassino

At a glance, the Borgo Merlassino by firm DeAmicis Architetti is just one in a line of thousands of beautiful Italian villas and estates. However, a closer look reveals an eclectic collection of architectural wonders in the form of a stunning landscape peppered with primary, secondary, and auxiliary structures – each with a widely different approach to material and geometry. The designers wanted to establish a traditional European typology while simultaneously exploring contemporary influences in spatial and programmatic organization. The result is an experience like nothing you’ve ever seen. Continue reading


Generator Amsterdam

Generator Amsterdam is a remodeled university courtesy of DesignAgency, who took this former learning center and turned it into a hostel fueled by great design, artistic expression, and clean comfort. Continue reading



Is it a home? Is it a hotel? Is it a gym? Is it an office space? Zoku is actually all of the above! Zoku – Japanese for family, tribe or clan – offers a live/work space in Amsterdam for the nomad of the 21st century. This flexible home/office culmination is versatile enough for long stays without forgoing the feel of being “at home”, while still harnessing the conveniences of a hotel, and the social setting of a bustling neighborhood. Continue reading


San Giorgio Mykonos

If fun had a middle name it would most assuredly be San Giorgio Mykonos. This boutique hotel is nothing short of spectacular thanks to Annabell Kutucu and Michael Schickinger who re-purposed this property into a 34-room seaside experience. Continue reading


The Nomad Hotel

New York is often referred to as ‘the greatest city on earth’, and although that opinion might vary among strangers, it is a truth that certainly resonates with local New Yorkers. That being said, one might begin to make that truth part of their own reality with a visit to The NoMad Hotel – not an average city hotel in any sense of the word. Continue reading


Boro Hotel

The Boro Hotel offers stylish boutique accommodations for those who find themselves in the illustrious Dutch Kills neighborhood, within the Long Island, NY district. And as a “borough” of Queens, the name itself was intended to reflect exactly that: a “Boro”! As a city known for not playing shy about being “the greatest” in every regard, this hotel is no exception to such a proclamation. Continue reading


Naturavive Sleeping Capsules

The faint of heart need not apply when it comes to Naturavive’s cliffside transparent capsules. These “sleeping pods” are literally suspending by the rocks 400 feet above Peru’s Sacred Valley. To access these pods, guests must navigate trails or brave the zip lines – there’s simply no driveway leading up to these mountainside bird’s nests. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, one certainly cannot dispute that these modules are quite unique. Continue reading


The 404

No, this is not an error as the name may imply; it is in fact Nashville’s newest and smallest hotel. A collaboration between owner Mark Banks and Architect Nick Dryden, The 404 has emerged as a pearl within a sea of urbanization. When one visualizes a boutique hotel nestled within a dense city landscape, the words “infill” and “midrise” probably come to mind. What won’t come to mind is the word “auto shop”, which is exactly what was utilized to spawn this unique venue. Continue reading