Urquiola Hotel Design

Urquiola is a big name in hotel interiors. This set of pics is from her work on a Barcelona, Spain hotel from the luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental. Architecture is by Carlos Ferrater and Juan Trias de Bes. There are Oriental-inspired patterns and textures, and long, sleek lines. The greys, greens, browns, and creams are good, ...

Mystic and eco-friendly Dar Hi Hotel in Tunisia

This marvelous eco-friendly hotel in the desert is an uncommon project of Parisian designer Matali Crasset.   Located at the edge of the Sahara desert in Tunisia and overlooking a palm tree oasis, this retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation was designed with ecological conscience and oriental philosophy. The concepts of air -- in the elevated houses -- ...