London’s 360-Degree Skyscraper Rooftop Infinity Pool

With transparent sides and floor, Infinity London—a rooftop pool to be situated 220 meters up, on a proposed new multi-purpose building—may be the world’s first-ever 360-degree rooftop infinity pool. Plans grant pool access by way of a rotating spiral staircase that rises from the pool floor when someone wants to enter or exit—meaning skyline views will remain uninterrupted. Learn more about how the Compass Pools’ …

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 …

Art-Filled Chapter Roma Hotel, Rome

Accommodation that blends history with contemporary design at every turn

In Rome‘s historic district of Regola—a neighborhood where one can still breathe a deeply authentic Roman atmosphere—contemporary art galleries and traditional restaurants exist side by side. The 16th century Galleria Spada sits next to the nightlife of Campo de’ Fiori, and the once walled Jewish ghetto rises next to new restaurants. It’s here that the 42-room Chapter Roma hotel recently opened its doors. Inside a …