The Island of Paros, Greece’s Design Hotel: Parīlio

33 suites in classic Cycladic architecture set atop rolling grounds of rugged beauty

From its open and airy entrance onward, the recently opened Parīlio hotel welcomes guests into tranquility. Within the oft overrun Greek islands, Parīlio’s serene home of Paros—historically acknowledged as one of the most beautiful—sustains its mission of peace and quiet. The Design Hotel comprises 33 suites and excels at the subtle gestures required of an escape—from its thoughtful geometries in contrast to the rolling, rugged …

Interview: The Finch’s Michelin-Starred Chef Gabe McMackin Takes on Troutbeck

Amenia, New York's design-driven hotel augments its culinary excellence

In 2015, mere months after its quiet opening, The Finch landed an unexpected Michelin star for owner and chef Gabe McMackin. It was unexpected in that the Clinton Hill, Brooklyn restaurant seemed, from afar, more like a cozy neighborhood bistro. In fact, visitors to the establishment (which has sustained its star and drummed up many other accolades along the way) find an experience that’s nothing short …

Tbilisi, Georgia’s Neighboring Stamba Hotel + Rooms Hotel

Two Design Hotels anchor a vibrant and ever-expanding community

Tens of thousands of books greet visitors at the entrance of Tbilisi, Georgia’s Stamba Hotel. Their colorful spines, neatly arranged on floor-to-ceiling bookshelves that mirror the building’s rigid Brutalist exoskeleton, nod to the structure’s history as an illustrious publishing house. Once, some of the most important titles in Georgian literature were printed here. For many years, the building then lay idle. Now, books have returned …