Hotel

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

I rarely watch television shows as they are broadcast. I prefer to wait until a show is complete, and to watch it at my pace. This happened with Dexter. It’s about a serial killer who kills serial killers. It ended September 22, 2013 after eight […]

Announcing the Animal of the Year: Horse

Announcing the Animal of the Year: Horse

Happy Lunar New Year! According to the East Asian Zodiac, it’s the Year of the Horse. Yippee kai yay! Humanity’s relationship to horses is a long one, so it figures that these majestic beings would appear in our art and our homes as symbols of […]

Quickie: Water, Water, All Around

Quickie: Water, Water, All Around

A beautiful resort villa that blurs the boundaries between land and sea, with a glass bathtub allowing you to bathe with a view of the magnificent Indian Ocean below. Imagine hanging out in the chaise longues outside, or on the netting stretched over the warm […]

Style over Design

Style over Design

Seriously, Masseria Cimino is one of the most beautiful, rustic hotels in the world. It’s converted from an 18th century Italian farmhouse (right??). Fireplaces in the bedroom are luxuriously romantic and cozy. And I can’t say enough about candlelight! Except that it’s a fire hazard. The […]

Ten Design Tips from Hotels

Ten Design Tips from Hotels

Hotels inspire us with romance and adventure, or quiet the mind with serenity and shelter from daily worries. They are places for travelers, lovers, and even longtime residents who live a simplified life. Many hotels have specialized in maximizing one room to accommodate the needs of […]