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Manhattan Cocktail Bars Are Upping the Style Quotient

The latest openings excel at more than what's in the glass.

HOTEL
Opening Shot: Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte Breathes New Life into One of Paris’s Grand Palace Hotels

Built by the Boucicaut family, founders of Le Bon Marche, the century-old Hotel Lutetia...

RESTAURANT
The Second Iteration of EMP Summer House Is Even Better Than the First

In partnership with American Express, chef Daniel Humm and Eleven Madison Park have returned for...

DOUBLE TAP
Crazy, Kitschy Carpets Abound in This Viral Instagram Account

Tongue-in-cheek photographs of garish hotel floor coverings have morphed into a democratic forum...

THE LIST
3 Sun-Filled Interiors to Inspire Your Summer Retreat

Fusing natural materials with site-specific details, each of these bright, vibrant projects offers...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: John Pawson Gives a 19th-century French Hospital a Stunning Makeover in Tel Aviv

The British designer teamed up with a local architect for The Jaffa hotel, bringing his minimalist...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: One of Zaha Hadid’s Final Designs Has a Westworld-Like Exoskeleton

Inside Macau’s ambitious City of Dreams entertainment complex, the Morpheus Hotel’s stunning...

HOTEL
Sydney’s 1940s Paramount Picture Studios Is Reborn as a Stylish Hotel

Paramount House Hotel anchors a new cultural hub that includes an art deco cinema and a restaurant...

PARTNERSHIP
Scarpetta 2.0 Trades Trends for Timelessness

At its new location in the James NoMad, LDV Hospitality’s hit Italian restaurant shows off a...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: In Tbilisi, Art Deco Vibes Permeate a Soviet-Era Publishing House

The team behind the artisan-led Rooms Hotels in Georgia repurpose a Brutalist structure for their...

RESTAURANT
Opening Shot: Next-Wave Indian Cuisine at a New York Gastrobar

After introducing San Francisco to a contemporary vision of high-end Indian gastronomy at the...

RESTAURANT
Chef Akira Back’s Secret Ingredient at a New Fanciful Restaurant? His Mom

Her sinewy ceiling installation presides over Studio Munge’s polar design that uses luxurious...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: Dramatic Lines and Invigorating Color in Germany’s Largest Port Town

Milan-based Matteo Thun teamed up with set designer Robert Wilson for an eye-popping revamp of The...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: LINE Hotels Plants a Flag in Austin

Designer Sean Knibb and architect Michael Hsu used the city's creative energy as inspiration for...

STORE
It’s Never Been Cooler to Be a Cactus

Since its debut pop-up in New York last summer, the famed Los Angeles Cactus Store has launched a...