Lagranja Design Revives the 1930s Hotel Terramar Back to Its Historic Mediterranean Roots

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/lagranja-design-revives-1930s-hotel-back-historic-mediterranean-roots/hotel-terramar-sitges-lagranja-design-9/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/hotel-terramar-sitges-lagranja-design-9-810x456.jpg" alt="Lagranja Design Revives the 1930s Hotel Terramar Back to Its Historic Mediterranean Roots" /></a>
                                <a href="https://www.melia.com/es/hoteles/espana/sitges/me-sitges-terramar/index.html" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Terramar</a> in Sitges, Spain is a historic property belonging to the <a href="https://www.melia.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Melia</a> hotel chain that dates back to its opening in the 1930s. Back then, a bourgeoning beach culture activated by avant-garde artists and modernists revived the town and created the concept of “chiringuito” (a Spanish term for open-air beach bar), or so they say. In an effort to restore the hotel&#8217;s storied past, <a href="http://lagranjadesign.com/?lang=en" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Lagranja Design</a> gave the hotel an updated facelift that highlights the aesthetic of the Mediterranean, like ceramics, wicker, clay, macramé, terra cotta.
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There were many custom projects that were involved in the restoration of the hotel, including the marble-covered bar, the wood screening, the pottery wall hangings, and the fish installation art. The hotel now features 213 rooms in 18 different layouts, spread out over six floors. Lagranja also designed the furniture for the hotel, including the sofas and Basic XL armchairs, which now
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The Hôtel Parister: A Refined Boutique Hotel in the Middle of Paris’ New Creative Neighborhood

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-parister-refined-boutique-hotel-middle-paris-new-creative-neighborhood/parister-hotel-30/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/parister-hotel-30-810x497.jpg" alt="The Hôtel Parister: A Refined Boutique Hotel in the Middle of Paris&#8217; New Creative Neighborhood" /></a>
                                The Faubourg Montmartre neighborhood has become a bourgeoning center for Paris’ creatives. For traveling creatives, they can also partake in the neighborhood’s creative energy by staying at the <a href="http://www.paristerhotel.com/photo-gallery" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hôtel Parister</a>, a boutique hotel that gives a modern spin on the old world charm of Paris.
Designed by architect Aldric Beckmann of Beckmann N’Thepe studio, the ground floor of the Hôtel Parister is home to the hotel’s “Les Passerelles,” an open space of libraries and lounges so that travelers can unwind outside of their guest rooms. The interior is filled with wooden benches upholstered with velvet, terrazzo tables, and brass accents that define elegant hospitality. The 45 rooms, suites, and duplexes are generous in size (unheard of in a city like Paris) and the minimalist theme from the first floor continues into the guest rooms. There are three duplexes, each equipped with either a hammam, a sauna, or a private
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Sight Unseen and HotelTonight Team up to Create a Conceptual Hotel Suite for NYCxDESIGN

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sight-unseen-and-hoteltonight-team-up-to-create-a-conceptual-hotel-suite-for-nycxdesign/sight-unseen-hoteltonight-21/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/sight-unseen-hoteltonight-21-810x468.jpg" alt="Sight Unseen and HotelTonight Team up to Create a Conceptual Hotel Suite for NYCxDESIGN" /></a>
                                For this year’s <a href="https://www.nycxdesign.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">NYCxDESIGN</a>, <a href="http://www.sightunseen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Sight Unseen</a> and <a href="https://www.hoteltonight.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">HotelTonight</a> have partnered up to create a conceptual hotel suite that celebrates design, color, and art. Designed by Brooklyn-based designer and artist duo <a href="http://hbigeleisen.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hannah Bigeleisen</a> and <a href="http://www.stevenbukowski.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Steven Bukowski</a>, the suite is meant to be more than just a place to sleep for guests. There are spaces designated for reading, resting, sleeping, and entertaining.
Once inside, you’ll notice that the room immediately distinguishes itself from other hotel rooms with its black and white striped walls, colorful furniture, contemporary decor, and bespoke, limited-edition art by Bigeleisen herself. She notes:
Too often, hotel rooms are sterile, with nondescript furniture that’s meant to be invisible rather than noticed. This space is the opposite, with wall treatments that augment the perception of the room and reinforce the linear elements of the furniture.
The best part is, items from the suite are available for purchase with HotelTonight’s
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The Truck Surf Hotel Is a 2-Story Hotel on 6-Wheels

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/truck-surf-is-a-hotel-on-6-wheels/truck-surf-hotel/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/truck-surf-hotel-810x540.jpg" alt="The Truck Surf Hotel Is a 2-Story Hotel on 6-Wheels" /></a>
                                The <a href="https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/vehicles/trucks/the-new-actros-2/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Mercedes-Benz Actros</a> has been relied upon for years as a long distance transport truck designed efficiently to deliver goods from point A to be point B – a practical vehicle with a few luxe features designed to keep truck drivers happy. But Daniela Carneiro and Eduardo Ribeiro envisioned the potential for something remarkably different, a long hauler intended to appeal to those chasing waves. Modified with a custom hydraulic system and the additional double decker accommodations, their <a href="http://trucksurfhotel.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Truck Surf Hotel</a> offers one of the most unique travel experiences available today.
The Truck Surf Hotel concept combines the comforts of a hotel or Airbnb with the adventurous “go anywhere” possibilities of a recreational vehicle. Inspired by their own travels in a camper van chasing waves across Europe and Africa, surfers Carneiro and Ribeiro designed the Truck Surf Hotel as a mobile solution inviting similarly spirited surfers and adventurers to be driven to
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Visit Philadelphia Like a Local at The Touraine Apartments

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/visit-philadelphia-like-local-touraine-apartments/no-108-touraine-10/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/no-108-touraine-10-810x540.jpg" alt="Visit Philadelphia Like a Local at The Touraine Apartments" /></a>
                                One of the best ways to experience a new city is to live like a local. Instead of opting for a hotel suite, why not live for a few days in a historic apartment building instead? At <a href="https://www.touraineapts.com/sleepover/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Touraine</a> by Spruce Street Commons, you can expect all the amenities of a hotel with the comforts of home. That’s because <a href="https://www.touraineapts.com/sleepover/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">The Touraine</a> is an apartment complex that set aside two homes – the No. 108 one-bedroom apartment and the No. 105 studio apartment – specifically for traveling visitors in the Philadelphia area.
Located in Rittenhouse Square, the two apartment rentals offer all the amenities that full-time residents of the building enjoy, including the business center, gym, and yoga studio. The marquis suite, No. 108, is inspired by the home of the Natalie Suresch, Creative Director at The Touraine. It boasts of color, lush greenery, a bohemian vibe, and unique objects found
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Our Essential Guide to NYCxDesign

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                                NYCxDesign is big. It&#8217;s growing. It&#8217;s a beast to cover with so much to do, lots to see all over the city.
We’re overwhelmed even with a team of people! So that’s why we wanted to create a handy printed map and guide for you, whether you’re a seasoned visitor, a first-timer, or somewhere in between. This curated guide to New York City’s annual celebration of design was created by our editors, who did the difficult job of hand-picking the best stuff to see and do, even creating a perfect 2-day itinerary if that’s all you’ve got. We’re dropping these all over New York City and Brooklyn over the next few weeks, so you will likely find one in a local NYC/Brooklyn design showroom, event, exhibition or hotel, but if you want a head start, you can download and print a compact copy for yourself right here. Share your adventure
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The Work From Hawaii Live/Work Residency Program

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/hawaii-creatives-live-work-residency/hvcb_wfh_oahu_-surfjack_272/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/HVCB_WFH_OAHU_-SurfJack_272-810x541.jpg" alt="The Work From Hawaii Live/Work Residency Program" /></a>
                                Our love for the Hawaiian islands as a <a href="https://design-milk.com/design-milk-travels-honolulu-hawaii/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">travel destination</a> is already well established. If we&#8217;re not there, we&#8217;re often thinking about a return visit, with each of the islands offering distinct experiences. Which makes the <a href="http://workfromhawaii.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Work From Hawaii</a> (WFH) – the island state&#8217;s newly announced sponsored work/study program aimed at mainlanders operating within the creative fields – a most enticing proposition. Because who wouldn&#8217;t want to work remotely from one of six unique workspaces tailored specifically to benefit their work in the design, art, music, science, and writing fields?
Created by the Hawaii Tourism United States (HTUSA) as a response to the explosion of “workcations” and the ubiquity of digital tools permitting creatives to work anywhere, at any time, the Work From Hawaii (WFH) residency is comprised of six unique programs scheduled for a week’s stay from one of the six islands:

The Location Scout (Kaua‘i)

A residency designed
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Straight out of Star Wars: The Architecture of LA’s New Lucas Museum

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The new Lucas Museum lands in LA’s Exposition Park. Image: New England Public Radio

Sci-fi is becoming reality all around us. Video calling, once something straight out of The Jetsons, is now commonplace. Our cars are learning to drive themselves. And the breathtakingly sleek, starship-esque architecture of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, coming soon to Exposition Park in Los Angeles, would look right at home in its namesake’s signature film franchise.  The museum, funded by Star Wars creator George Lucas, is a massive addition to LA’s landscape. It will include roughly 11 acres of green space and 290,000 square feet of interior. A third of that square footage will be dedicated to gallery space. The museum will celebrate all forms of narrative art, from amphoras to comic books. Excitement builds for the collection planned for the museum, almost entirely gathered by George Lucas and his wife,
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ROAM Introduces First Online Customizable Luggage

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/roam-introduces-online-customizable-luggage/roam_group_blue_259_greencream/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/Roam_Group_Blue_259_GreenCream-810x595.jpg" alt="ROAM Introduces First Online Customizable Luggage" /></a>
                                Founded by two former Tumi executives, <a href="https://roamluggage.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">ROAM</a> launches as the first luggage brand introducing a level of made-to-order, online personalization previously unseen, allowing travelers to customize their luggage so they never get lost amongst the procession of me-too designs popping out onto the airport carousel.
Customers are invited to make their ROAM polycarbonate shell (our personal preferred style of luggage to travel with noting polycarbonate’s ability to protect valuables within) case luggage their very own by choosing from a selection of options including outer shell colors, wheel caps, stitching, zipper and zipper pulls, binding, carry-handle, monogram patch and telescoping handle rods. Each piece is assembled in California before shipping in just three business days. “Mass-produced products have lost their appeal to modern consumers who increasingly look for opportunities for self-expression in everything they do. The desire to express their individuality includes their choice in luggage,” says Co-Founder and CEO Larry Lein.
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The Kumaon: A Minimalist Hotel Hidden in the Himalayas Offers More Than Just Incredible Views

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/minimalist-hotel-hidden-himalayas-offers-just-incredible-views/day-1-12/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/the-kumaon-13-810x513.jpg" alt="The Kumaon: A Minimalist Hotel Hidden in the Himalayas Offers More Than Just Incredible Views" /></a>
                                Hidden away high above in the Himalayas, <a href="http://thekumaon.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">the Kumaon</a> is a minimalist hotel designed by architect Pradeep Kodikara and Jineshi Samaraweera of <a href="http://www.zowaarchitects.lk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zowa Architects</a> that offers its guests an unparalleled, immersive experience in nature. With 10 luxury suites, a library, a sun lounge and a gourmet restaurant, guests will no doubt find a new kind of peace amongst the mountains, valleys, forests and lakes.
Named after the region it’s located in, the Kumaon sits 1600m above sea level near the historic city of Almora in India. The main building sits on the highest point of the site and houses the lounge, library, dining room, outdoor terrace for dining and yoga, and administrative facilities. Zowa Architects sourced the materials locally and kept the interiors of the hotel simple and rustic to highlight the stones, bamboo, pinewood, and textiles. Local craftsman were tasked with making the copper and stone accessories for the chalets
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Discovering Emerging Talents + New Designs from a Shop That’s “not just a shop”

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/discovering-emerging-talents-new-designs-shop-thats-not-just-shop/ual-not-just-a-shop-5-by-damian-griffths/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/UAL-Not-Just-A-Shop-5-by-Damian-Griffths-810x532.jpg" alt="Discovering Emerging Talents + New Designs from a Shop That’s “not just a shop”" /></a>
                                The joy of finding a new, undiscovered designer is two-fold. You get to support emerging talent as well be one of the first to sport cool, original design before it breaks the news. At <a href="http://www.arts.ac.uk/about-ual/not-just-a-shop/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">not just a shop</a>, new design by emerging designers is exactly what you can expect to find. Pioneered by the <a href="http://www.arts.ac.uk/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">University of the Arts London (UAL)</a>, this unique store features a range of design-led products and artwork by students and alumni of the university’s six prestigious art colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion, and Wimbledon College of Arts.

For many students and alumni, not just a shop is more than just a retail store. The concept store is their first ever stockist so the concept store serves as a launch-pad for them to jump-start their careers post-college. Proceeds from the

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Sip, Shop and Stay in Shibuya at a Modern Teahouse-Themed Hotel

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/sip-shop-stay-shibuya-modern-teahouse-themed-hotel/hotel-koe-japan-shibuya-15/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/hotel-koe-japan-shibuya-15-810x540.jpg" alt="Sip, Shop and Stay in Shibuya at a Modern Teahouse-Themed Hotel" /></a>
                                <a href="http://hotelkoe.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">hotel koé</a> isn’t your traditional Japanese hotel. That’s because the concept for the property designed by <a href="http://www.suppose.jp/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Suppose Design Office</a> was to launch a flagship shop for the apparel brand <a href="http://hotelkoe.com/fashion/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">koé</a>. The design team proposed that instead of just offering a shop that’s opened during regular retail hours, why not build a hotel and community hub that will bring together locals and tourists alike to experience the koé brand 24/7?
Located in the trendy district of Shibuya known for its music and fashion culture, hotel koé offers visitors a place to grab a good meal and listen to some tunes right when you enter. The first floor consists of a restaurant and pop-up space to feature live music and dancing on the weekends. The racks of koé apparel are simply lifted to create this entertainment space. The grand wooden staircase doubles as seating for cafe and event guests. On the second
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Art-Centric BnA STUDIO Akihabara Hotel Features Five Livable Art Rooms

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/art-centric-bna-studio-akihabara-hotel-feature-five-livable-art-rooms/301-responder-81-bastards-2-photo-tomooki-kengaku/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/301-RESPONDER-81-BASTARDS-2-photo-Tomooki-Kengaku-810x608.jpg" alt="Art-Centric BnA STUDIO Akihabara Hotel Features Five Livable Art Rooms" /></a>
                                There’s another side to the serene, cherry blossom-filled nature scene in Tokyo and that’s the eclectic, sensory-overload district of Akihabara, where creative collective <a href="https://www.bna-hotel.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">BnA STUDIO</a> has just opened <a href="http://www.bna-akihabara.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">a new art-centric hotel</a> with a vibe that matches the neon scenes from the streets. Following the opening of <a href="http://www.bna-koenji.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">BnA STUDIO Koenji</a>, the <a href="http://www.bna-akihabara.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Akihabara location</a> explores the Tokyo art scene and further more supports it by implementing a revenue share system that benefits the artists/designers that have played a role in designing the hotel.
There are five livable art rooms, each designed by local Tokyo-based artists and designers. Each room comes with everything you might need for your stay: furnished kitchens, washer/dryer, high-end bathrooms, and Netflix (because why not?). Each time a room is booked, a portion of the revenue goes to the artists that designed the room as a way to create a system that promotes exposure and continual
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Maude Wants to Design Your Next Intimate Moment

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/maude-wants-to-design-your-next-intimate-moment/maude_fulline_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/Maude_Fulline_1-810x540.jpg" alt="Maude Wants to Design Your Next Intimate Moment" /></a>
                                It&#8217;s not by chance nor mistake newly announced <a href="https://getmaude.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Maude</a> – a line of sex essentials comprised of condoms, lubricants, and a personal massager – appears branded for an entirely new generation. Founders Eva Goicochea and Dina Epstein intentionally set out to challenge the status quo, imbuing their nascent line of sex positive tools with a distinctly inclusive unisex spirit designed to strip away embarrassment and elevate sex for all.

The Vibe’s sculptural profile evokes the gentle attention of a ceramic shaped by the hands of Eva Zeisel, but instead houses a 3-speed waterproof personal massager covered in soft-touch silicone, rated for a runtime of up to 2.5 hours.

Sex made simple – the succinct statement operates as both an ethos and mission statement for Maude’s founders. “When conceptualizing Maude, we kept coming back to the idea of human-centered design for the products. When you think about how these products have
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Maude Wants to Design Your Next Intimate Moment

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/maude-wants-to-design-your-next-intimate-moment/maude_fulline_1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/Maude_Fulline_1-810x540.jpg" alt="Maude Wants to Design Your Next Intimate Moment" /></a>
                                It&#8217;s not by chance nor mistake newly announced <a href="https://getmaude.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Maude</a> – a line of sex essentials comprised of condoms, lubricants, and a personal massager – appears branded for an entirely new generation. Founders Eva Goicochea and Dina Epstein intentionally set out to challenge the status quo, imbuing their nascent line of sex positive tools with a distinctly inclusive unisex spirit designed to strip away embarrassment and elevate sex for all.

The Vibe’s sculptural profile evokes the gentle attention of a ceramic shaped by the hands of Eva Zeisel, but instead houses a 3-speed waterproof personal massager covered in soft-touch silicone, rated for a runtime of up to 2.5 hours.

Sex made simple – the succinct statement operates as both an ethos and mission statement for Maude’s founders. “When conceptualizing Maude, we kept coming back to the idea of human-centered design for the products. When you think about how these products have
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The “Designed For Adventure” Outdoor Gear Guide

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/designer-outdoor-gear-guide/dm-adventure-outdoor-gear-roundup/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/DM-Adventure-outdoor-gear-roundup-810x571.jpg" alt="The &#8220;Designed For Adventure&#8221; Outdoor Gear Guide" /></a>
                                Attribute it to the long hours required behind a computer monitor: many within the design industry harbor a strong affinity for <a href="https://design-milk.com/designers-on-holiday/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">getting away to the great outdoors</a>. Maybe it&#8217;s because camping and hiking feeds into the designer&#8217;s proclivity for problem solving, but all within a wholly different context introduced by the elements. Thankfully, the outdoor gear industry has evolved beyond the purely functional options that once defined the category, with a wide selection of stylish outdoor gear designed for adventure&#8230;magnified with adventurous design. Here are some of our current favorites:
Limited Edition Leatherman Signal: If there’s one tool everyone should have in their backpack, car/truck, and at home, it’s a Leatherman. The Signal is one of their most lightweight, all-in-one solutions, outfitted with 10 built-in tools and covered by a 25-year warranty. Their new limited edition green Signal embellished with topographic detailing is as sharp looking as its blade.
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Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/nordic-charm-blends-modern-design-ion-city-hotel-reykjavik/ion-city-hotel-reykjavik-iceland-13/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/04/ion-city-hotel-reykjavik-iceland-13-810x608.jpg" alt="Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik" /></a>
                                It hasn&#8217;t even been a full month since I visited Iceland and I&#8217;m already itching to go again. While my previous hotel had a picture perfect view of the Harpa Concert Hall, I think for my next stay, I&#8217;d choose the <a href="https://www.designhotels.com/hotels/iceland/reykjavik/Ion-city-hotel" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ion City Hotel</a>, <a href="https://ioniceland.is/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Ion Hotel&#8217;s</a> outpost property in Reykjavik.
Similar to its sister hotel, the Ion Adventure Hotel, the Ion City Hotel combines modern design with Nordic charm for an accommodation that design lovers and jet-setters would both appreciate. Designed by architecture studio MINARC, the property features 18 rooms and suites, with interiors that make subtle references to Icelandic design. For example, a color palette of grays, whites and blacks mimics the surrounding glaciers and lava fields of Iceland. The hallways that lead to the guest rooms are also inspired by the countryside’s rugged terrain, with cuts of light illuminating the way for guests making their
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Introducing the 2018 LA Design Trail

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/introducing-the-2018-la-design-trail/la_trail_facebook_banner_higher_res/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/03/LA_TRAIL_facebook_banner_higher_res-810x481.jpg" alt="Introducing the 2018 LA Design Trail" /></a>
                                We are thrilled to announce the launch of the <a href="https://www.dwellondesign.com/en/LAdesigntrail.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">LA Design Trail</a>, a collaboration between Design Milk and <a href="http://modenus.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Modenus</a>, powered by <a href="https://www.dwellondesign.com/en/LAdesigntrail.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Dwell on Design</a>.
This year, the trail will include shops, showrooms and studios in the areas around Melrose Ave and La Cienega Blvd as well as Downtown LA and East LA and run from April 5-7th. The Participating businesses will be listed in a specially-designed digital and printed map and locations will be collecting visitor information for an opportunity to win a trip to the Interior Design Show (IDS) in Vancouver, Canada in September 2018. Further expansion for 2019 is planned for a powerful event that connects the vast offering of design resources in and around LA. Follow along this weekend with hashtags #designtrail #dodla18. Visit dwellondesign.com for more information.
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