24 November 2006

Hip Hotels: New York

Who would have thought that books on architecture and interior design would suddenly become fashionable. But that's what's happened with this Hip Hotels series, which made a big impact when it first appeared a couple of years ago. What are Hip Hotels? Well, Herbert Ypma defines them as Highly Individual Places, but I think it's a bit more than that - because even traditional hotels can be individual. The selection he shows (and he claims to have stayed in them) are all very modern, usually minimalist, and the emphasis throughout is that they are located in very fashionable parts of the city - even if that means you're in the Meatpacking District. But he covers other parts of the city too - from the Lower East to the Upper West Side, with Tribeca, SoHo, Midtown, and Times Square in between ... Read more >>


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