Charles Eames said the role of the designer is to be a good, thoughtful host and for a design hotel to work, it should do just that. These 10 – from Bali to Budapest – are hard to beat
Japanese homeware company Muji plans to extend its minimal design concept into the hospitality sector with the launch of hotels in Beijing and Shenzhen
This stunning park, garden and culture hub, funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and designed by Renzo Piano, will, controversially, be handed over to the state at the end of 2017
Dr Samuel West has gathered exhibits demonstrating abject commercial failure and put them on show in Helsingborg, Sweden. But he says there’s a lot to learn from the very worst ideas
In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site
Hull is seizing the chance to show off its cultural hotspots – and appetite for a party.
More than 100 years of history are on show in this listed, refurbished library in north Berlin – which has been a pool, a restaurant and a cinema
While concrete was being poured across Europe’s cities, Denmark’s capital found itself at a crossroads: would it follow the car-centric vision of grand boulevards and streets in the sky – or keep its citizen-focused design?
The Fener-Balat quarter, once the little Greece of Istanbul, is now one of the city’s trendy design districts and regaining the international feel of its past
Norway has held a competition to design a new passport – here is the winner