Casa Malca, Tulum

A private estate turned beachside boutique hotel with extraordinary works of art on display

There tend to be two schools of thought when addressing Tulum, Mexico as a destination: those who have been there and done that, and those who dream of the tiny hotel-lined street sat between calm seas and a dense jungle. Remarkably, Casa Malca, situated along Carretera Tulum Boca Paila (aka Route 15), should appeal to both. For the former, this unique Design Hotels-certified destination offers …

The BnA Hotel, Tokyo

The unique project merges art with hospitality beyond the guest room to support local artists

Finding a unique and affordable hotel in Tokyo can be challenging, largely due to the premium placed on space in the city. This premium has also influenced the suppression of art galleries, as locals have little space to display art in their homes and galleries require a lot of space to show work—a combination that makes selling art a difficult job. The Bed & Art …