Posts Tagged: North America

Ace Hotels, International

Ace Hotel is a chain of very cool hotels with its headquarters in Portland Oregon in the United States. It operates hotels in Portland, New York, Palm Springs, Panama City, Pananama, London, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. This is a great story as the group focuses on re-imagining properties that they considered “challenged”. Instead of […]

Farmers Daughter Hotel, Los Angeles

  We were lucky enough to stay recently at the Farmers Daughters Hotel in Los Angeles. The hotel is actually a seedy motel from the sixties, that has been cleverly renovated into a boutique hotel. The design can be described as country kitsch meets LA modern. The location across from CBS Studios and the Farmer’s […]

The Line Hotel, Los Angeles, US

The Line is a Los Angeles collaboration by The Sydell Group (NoMad NY), Chef Roy Choi (Kogi, A-Frame, Sunny Spot), the Houston Brothers (No Vacancy, La Descarga, Pour Vous), designer Sean Knibb and Art and Design Collective, Poketo.  A fabulous fusion of the American and Korean culture.     Owner and developer, the Sydell Group […]

Crystal Cove Cottages, Southern California, USA

Tucked between the housing developments and golf courses of the Orange County coast lies a small settlement of rustic beach cottages seemingly frozen in time. This uniquely preserved beach spot, that has lured travellers and campers since the 1920s has been deemed by the National Register of Historic Places to be “the last intact example […]

Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

The pavilion style Glass House is set within a 49 acre estate in suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, and is an easy day trip from New York City.  The Glass House, built by Philip Johnson in 1949, was an important and influential project for both the architect  and for the modern architecture movement in the United […]