#opening-shot Stories

A Dramatic Overhaul of Montreal’s Five-Star Vogue Hotel

Inspired by the grand hotel cultures of the Middle East, Sid Lee Architecture infuses a sense of...

In Selsdon Park, a Dated Gothic Manor Evolves Into a Serene Hotel

Thanks to a meticulous refresh by London’s own A-nrd studio that uncovers hidden details...

The Audley’s Artful Interiors Captivate Mayfair

Hauser & Wirth’s hospitality arm enlists Parisian designer Luis Laplace to masterfully transform...

Tel Aviv’s Pristine R48 Hotel Feels Like a Private Home

A sensational mix of heritage architecture, local artworks, and Studio Liaigre’s elegant...

A Trio of Historic Charleston Buildings, Reimagined as a Modern Trattoria

Meyer Davis applies its tasteful touch to Sorelle, a multi-concept Italian restaurant, bar, and...

Miami’s New Clubstaurant Shakes Off The Cheesy Design Tropes

South African designer Tristan Du Plessis brings his tasteful touch to the rooftop aerie crowning...

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In the Moroccan Desert, a Nomadic Hotel Group Unveils a Berber-Inspired Tented Camp

Habitas Caravan Agafay is a new eco-luxury escape with a Berber-meets-bohemian aesthetic, swimming...

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Ethereal Skincare Destination Alexis Lauren Collective Debuts in Miami

Pairing medical-grade treatments with meditative aesthetics, Alexis Lauren Collective is elevating...

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Sofia Serves Up a Plateful of Pink in Miami’s Design District

Studio Munge's high-gloss interiors set the stage for chef Daniel Roy's point-perfect Italian...

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In New York’s Hampton Bays, a Historic Inn is Restored Into a Serene Waterfront Getaway

With a standout contemporary art collection, an outpost of cult-favorite boutique and spa Onda...

The Roost’s Latest Opening Reflects Tampa’s Newfound Vitality

The extended-stay brand brings sophisticated apartment-style rooms and a community spirit to the...

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In Amsterdam, a Hyper Locavore Restaurant Masquerading as an Art Installation

Dining at Amsterdam’s new Capital Kitchen is like taking a trip into the eccentric mind of artist

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The Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya Continues the Business Brand’s Foray into Leisure

Situated on a pristine bay in Quintana Roo, the property inspired by Mayan architecture adds...

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In the Catskills, Minimalist Cabins and a Scandi-Style Spa Blend into Nature

The deluge of hotel openings in upstate New York continues unabated. On the site of a former...

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A Fixture of the Manhattan Hotel Scene Is Reborn With Big Bauhaus Energy

ModernHaus SoHo reflags neighborhood stalwart the James Hotel, replete with a gallery-worthy art...

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In Qatar, Dior Unveils a Baroque Lounge for VICs

The jewel box of a salon designed by Dimorestudio is a reservations-only portal to the maison’s...

Hotel Greystone Harnesses the Spirit of Miami Beach’s Storied Past

With an old-world jazz bar, experimental French-Japanese cuisine, and tranquil guest rooms that...

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With a Tasteful Execution of the Yucatán Vernacular, Etéreo Transcends the Riviera Maya’s All-Inclusive Kitsch

Indigenous materials, works by local artists, and faithful interpretations of Mexican cuisine imbue

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Latvia’s Art Nouveau-Rich Capital Welcomes the Striking A22 Hotel

In Riga, interiors firm CBP Design has transformed the former 1930's U.S. Embassy into a gorgeous...

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An Iconic Florida Resort is Restored to its Former Glory

With Rockwell Group leading the redesign and Major Food Group debuting a collection of new culinary

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Lauded Mexican Chef Enrique Olvera Makes His L.A. Debut Inside a Converted Arts District Warehouse

Known for his seminal Mexico City dining room Pujol and two New York City standouts, Cosme and...

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Arlo Hotels’ Third New York Outpost Offers a Refuge From Midtown’s Din

The interior design by Meyer Davis pairs streamlined, unfussy rooms with multifaceted communal...

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Legendary Parisian Den of Iniquity, Lapérouse, Forays into Cafe Culture

The hollowed haunt known for its illicit pleasures and elite clientele—literary titans, prominent

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A Mallorca Retreat That Fosters a Dialogue Between Old and New

At Concepció by Nobis, an elevated design ethos takes hold inside a former 16th-century soap...

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Neri & Hu Mastermind a Breathtaking Teahouse inspired by an Ancient Buddhist Temple in Fuzhou, China

A skillful blend of old and new, a Qing dynasty official's former Hui-style residence was preserved

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A Hvar Retreat Where Peace of Mind Prevails Over Partying

The Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea welcomes a serene resort whose elevated wellness offerings...

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NoMad Hotels Takes its Contemporary Brand of Opulence to London

Roman and Williams put their stamp on the hospitality group's first international outpost with a...

This California Jewelry Boutique Is an Instagram Fever Dream

Feeling more like a five-star hotel lobby than a typical jewelry store, Marrow soothes the senses...

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An Italian-Japanese Hybrid Brings Creative Cuisine and Harmonious Design to Downtown New York

Local studio Bespoke Only's thoughtful materiality sets the stage for chef Christine Lau's...

At Hoff Sneakers’ New Storefront in Madrid, Simplicity Abounds

Awash in earthy tones and textures, the Spanish footwear brand’s latest pared-down flagship by...

An Over-the-Top Cottagecore Coffeehouse Arrives in SoHo

Following the viral 2018 debut of Felix NoMad, designer Ken Fulk returns for seconds with a lavish...

A Serene Antwerp Hotel Honors Its Sacred Origins

At August, Vincent Van Duysen enlivens a former 19th-century military hospital complex for his...

In Los Angeles, a Laid-Back Men’s Boutique Channels the Showtime Lakers Era

David Fishbein and Joseph Miller debut the Optimist, a Jeremiah Brent–designed lifestyle hub...

Opening Shot: A Cozy Catskills Getaway With Scandi Vibes

The Eastwind Hotel offers city escapees a rejuvenating dose of warm second-home ambience.

Opening Shot: George Town’s Prestige Hotel

Set in a Malaysian UNESCO World Heritage Site, the indulgent destination offers guests a bit of...

Opening Shot: Le Jardinier gets an Upstairs Neighbor in Shun

The still-fresh French restaurant gains a brother with Chef Alain Verzeroli's new Japanese-French...

Opening Shot: The Fat Radish Welcomes a Sister in The South

The NYC farm-to-table favorite has opened a second location, this time under the hot southern sun.

Opening Shot: From Firemen to Burning Men, Habitas Opens a Members Club in an Old New York Firehouse

After opening a hotel in Tulum and a clubhouse in Venice Beach, the roving experiential members...