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Poetic Passage Hotel Focus: The Dewberry

01/24/19 Grace Lennon

The Dewberry is an iconic 5-star hotel, housed in a former Federal Office Building in downtown Charleston, SC. The design of The Dewberry explores the concept of Southern Modernism - a combination of the tried and true materials of the South, within the sensibility of the mid-century modern building that is The Dewberry.

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Poetic Passage Restaurant Focus: Radioeat

01/02/19 Grace Lennon

Like an eagle’s nest with an enveloping wooden structure, Radioeat is the perfect addition to the futuristic Parisian concert hall and recording studio — Maison de la Radio.

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Country Caper Restaurant Focus: Maison Lautrec

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

Set among the hustle and bustle of Pigalle, Paris, four friends have created a place for a clientele just like themselves - laid-back, warm where they can eat and drink well. Specializing in expert mixology and seasonal produce, Maison Lautrec is the hot new bistro on every Parisian’s lips this season.

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Marciano Art Foundation

12/12/18 Grace Lennon

The dynamic, fast-growing art scene in Los Angeles just got another major addition to its already vibrant institutional lineup — the much anticipated Marciano Art Foundation. The brainchild of Guess Inc. co-founders Paul and Maurice Marciano, the new space officially opened to the public on May 25 and is housed in a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Blvd.

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Poetic Passage Retail Focus: Aesop Duke of York Square

10/24/18 Grace Lennon

Situated in Chelsea, London, the Aesop Duke of York Square’s design channels Oscar Niemeyer with an influence of futuristic elements. The result is an interior characterized by classic archetypes, rose color palette, and stainless-steel elements.

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Extreme Odyssey Museum Focus: V&A Dundee

10/24/18 Grace Lennon

Designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, the V&A Dundee contains Scotland’s first design museum and seeks to investigate the international importance of design while presenting the country’s outstanding achievements in the field.

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City Stroll Hotel Focus: Shoreline Hotel Waikiki

10/01/18 Grace Lennon

What better way to complement Hawaii’s stunning landscape than with equally beautiful interiors? Waikiki’s new Shoreline Hotel, designed by BHDM, does just that. Located a stone’s throw from Honolulu’s famous beach, the hotel’s neon, bold shades echo the island’s tropical flora and fauna and has been dubbed “the most instagrammable hotel in Hawaii."

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Extreme Odyssey Home Focus: Twisting Courtyard

08/30/18 Grace Lennon

Completed by ARCHSTUDIO, "Twisting Courtyard" is a renovated residence in Paizihutong, Beijing. The property was once a Siheyuan (courtyard house) with a single entry. It has been turned into an attractive, urban public space within Beijing’s inner city.

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City Stroll Hotel Focus: CitizenM Gare de Lyon

08/22/18 Grace Lennon

Just a short walk from the historic Marais District and a stroll from the River Seine, citizenM’s third Paris location is perfectly placed for travelers in search of culture, commerce or community. Designed by Dutch studio concrete, the hotel features 338 rooms organized within a former office tower block and is located a block from one of Paris’s major transportation hubs, Gare de Lyon train station.

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Extreme Odyssey Museum Focus: Zeitz MOCAA

08/01/18 Grace Lennon

Thomas Heatherwick has created South Africa’s biggest art museum — by hollowing out the inside of a historic grain silo building. Described by the British designer as “the world’s tubiest building," the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, or Zeitz MOCAA, is set to become the world’s most important exhibition space for African art.