Posts Tagged ‘hotel’

Omelette, Hotel Básico

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

From Mexican design firm Omelette: “Mexico’s culture has been sculpted by its prolific natural world and its blessing/curse of petroleum.  Hotel Básico is an exploration of these twin mothers and their vastly undervalued aesthetics. Its furniture and finishes are not new, novel additions to the world, but reconfigurations of that which exists.  

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This town isn’t big enough for the three of us.

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Seen in the lobby of the Hotel Monaco, Washington, DC. We gathered here for a drink, and I couldn’t get past this United Nations of design in the corner. Sorry about the photo, which exhibits that unique iPhone lack of any photographic excellence whatsoever.

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The Standard Hotel in New York

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Tip! Thanks to the recession, NYC hotel room rates are way down, and if you can also take advantage of a new hotel’s soft launch prices – the new Standard Hotel is sort of open while they iron out the bugs – you can get an amazing deal for a week in New York.

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