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Where to Go During Reykjavík’s Design March

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The Spirit of Portugal’s Ancient Spice and Material Trade Imbues a New Stay

From silk to paprika, Torel 1884 finds inspiration from distant cultures.

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Where to Stay in China, Away from the Crowds

On a recent trip to China, our columnist discovered a diverse range of design and experiences away...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Photographer Dennis Morris Turns His Lens to EYEVAN 7285 for New Sunnies Collaboration

Including design-y details meant to mimic film strip negatives, but of course.

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What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

Blake Kuwahara debuts new eyeglass offerings, a Rockwell Group x Roche Bobois collaboration, and...

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Shinola and Detroit, Two Comeback Stories with Intertwined Fates

The debut of the Shinola Hotel is a meaningful moment for the resurrected luxury goods brand—and...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Oppenheim Architecture’s Miami Structure is Postcard-Perfect New Age Brutalism

A blueprint for '10s-does-'70s done properly.

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Made in Mexico

From intimate city boltholes to upscale beachside retreats, the latest crop of Mexican hotels are...

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Rising Fashion Capital: Sri Lanka

Fashion Week in Colombo? The idea isn't as far-fetched as you think. Why the island off India's...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Hammer Museum Hits Nail on the Head With Audrey—a New, European-Minded Eatery

The Southern California institution is now in the company of other museums boasting more than just...

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Studio Visit: Anna Karlin

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What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

Architecture and Design Film Festival takes Washington, D.C., Sonneman's new showroom, and more.

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In Paris, the Former Hennessy Family Residence Is Recast as a Gilded Hotel

French architect and designer Jean-Philippe Nuel fits a heritage building with contemporary touches

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First Look: At Moxy Hotels’s Third New York Outpost, a More Grown-Up Feel

Yes, there are bunkbed rooms but the newest iteration forgoes the cheeky amusement park overtones...

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Put the 2019 European Capital of Culture on Your Radar

North of Greece and Turkey, and around three hours by air from London or Paris, Bulgaria and its...