Palm Springs’ Oldest Functioning Hotel Casa Cody Reimagined

The historic property's refurbishment thoughtfully blends the past with the present

From the Frey House to the historic Tennis Club and the E Stewart Williams building that houses the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, there are countless examples of sublime modernist design in Palm Springs. But before any of these mid-century gems were built, the desert city had already become a popular destination. The oldest functioning hotel in Palm Springs, Casa Cody, was …

Designmuseum Danmark Reopens in Copenhagen

Tracing the history of design inside and out, this iconic institution returns after a two-year renovation

After two years of careful renovation done in collaboration with local practice OEO Studio, Designmuseum Danmark reopened in Copenhagen this past weekend during the latest edition of the city’s 3daysofdesign event. The museum is housed in an 18th-century rococo hospital in the central neighborhood of Frederiksstaden, which was transformed into a museum by architects Ivar Bentsen and Kaare Klint in the 1920s. For its return, director …

100 Years of Hotel Punta Tragara in Capri, Italy

The iconic peach-hued hotel recently underwent a renovation that blends tradition and contemporary style

Capri’s Hotel Punta Tragara remains one of the most recognizable places on the Italian island since it was built in 1920. Anyone who has crossed the Mediterranean Sea around the Faraglioni rock formations by boat will have noticed the peach-hued structure clinging to the rocks, an architectural wonder that blooms from the surrounding nature. The stunning property—above Marina Piccola, near the Roman villa of Emperor …