public hospitality facilities
Tradition and modernity come together in a Bed & Breakfast located near Lecce in the heart of Italy's Salento region
A former stately home in Bernardvillé has been converted into a guesthouse immersed in green, natural surroundings close to France's first thematic tourist route, the famous Alsace Wine Route
A Renaissance building converted into a contemporary-style guest house reflects a new hospitality culture focused on the choice of materials and the spirit of Italian ceramic tiles
A renovated 4-star hotel in Sorrento enjoys a unique relationship with the landscape and sea, while refined atmospheres and functional solutions offer guests an unforgettable stay
The project for the Ramonda Hotel in Serbia chooses not to imitate nature but to harness its energy. Its logo is a flower that always comes back to life
The spirit of the early 20th-century architect comes back to life in the restoration of a magnificent Bohemian hotel
The project to transform an old building in Rome's city centre into the Pantheon Iconic Hotel restores and emphasises original structural elements while introducing a skilful play of architectural references to the Pantheon
A hotel complex in the heart of the Canary Islands creates a magical dialogue between the built environment and nature
A 1960s family-owned former industrial building in Collegno (Turin) has been converted into a pub complete with a kitchen and craft beer production area
The 4-star Van der Valk Hotel Zaltbommel is a contemporary design hotel with black and white diamond-shaped wall tiles, chequered floors and red and green velvet furnishings
Amid history and nature, imagination and elegance, the Island of Roses is now home to a luxury 5-star hotel
The old Charleston County Library in South Carolina has been converted into one of the most prestigious luxury hotels in the US state, Hotel Bennett
A new luxury resort stands amongst the green of the Mediterranean maquis close to the sandy coast known as the "Maldives of Salento"
The perfect minimalism of an eco-retreat set amongst the stars and sand of the crimson desert in the Emirate of Sharjah
Designed by architect Riccardo Stein, Hotel Nodo in Santiago de Chile is the first building in South America to adopt bioactive façade cladding
In harmony with the island of Ponza, the restyling of the external surfaces of the Grand Hotel Santa Domitilla has created a natural look combining shapes and material effects
A restaurant in Rome's Fiumicino neighbourhood offers fine dishes accompanied by selected wines in an elegant and cosy atmosphere
Located in the Modenese Apennines, the B&B La Torretta boasts interiors with a clean style and striking ceramic solutions
The Atlantic Park Hotel in Fiuggi, a central Italian town renowned for its spring waters, is the perfect location for a pleasant and relaxing stay with its large grounds and one of the most modern and well-equipped wellness centres in the area
Sustainability coupled with a passion for landscape and local history are the hallmarks of a successful restoration project for a mountain lodge in the Alpe di Siusi
Reliving history surrounded by comfort, sun and sea is the mission of the GrandResort in Limassol
With its flexible, appealing and multifunctional spaces, the imposing Vox Technology Park in Timisoara reflects many aspects of the city's contemporary urban and business culture
Le Dortoir, a luxury B&B consisting of nine suites each with a distinctive, customised interior design, is a new high-end property on the Côte d'Azur
A tropical oasis of hospitality in the city of Bangkok, the Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel stands out for its sophisticated design and unique blend of European taste and traditional Thai style
The Melbourne-based practice In Design International has renovated an ageing hospitality structure and transformed it into a waterfront boutique hotel. Keywords: sustainability, chic interiorS and contemporary design details
The Intercontinental Hotel in Minneapolis is part of a now consolidated American trend in which passengers flying into the city are able to access their rooms without having to leave the airport
For an exclusive boutique hotel, interior designer Bruno Borrione created a contemporary spa with warm, relaxed tones where ceramic tiles and light take centre stage
A historic building in the town of Naro in southern Sicily displays traces of past centuries along with a contemporary ceramic tiled floor
Opened in 2018, Magi House Antica Dimora "is more than just a hospitality facility, it is a philosophy that aims first and foremost to offer guests a culturally enriching experience"
The Hotel Cavour renovation project focuses on elegance and comfort
Opened in November 2018, the City Lodge Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is one of the latest additions to a chain of more than 60 hotels located throughout Africa
Hotel Beila is popular with guests for its modern, stylish ambience with relaxing background music, an art gallery, elegant lounge areas and a wine bar
The new frontier of hospitality is sustainable fun, an approach typified by campZero, a 5-star hotel that respects its location and caters for lovers of mountains, well-being and design
A stylish urban retreat for lovers of elegant aesthetics in all its forms, from furnishings to alchemic cocktails
In the hills of the Chianti region between Florence and Siena, a period residence converted into an exclusive hotel recreates the noble atmospheres of the early nineteenth century thanks to a splendid renovation project that retained the property's spirit and most important details
The AC Hotel Spartanburg by Marriot stands out for its bright, sophisticated spaces
The new Parah Boutique store in Forte dei Marmi, designed by Foro Studio, stands out for its powder pink tones and natural textured surfaces inspired by a sense of authentic femininity and the brand's sophisticated spirit
Set in dreamlike natural surroundings between the forest and the Indian Ocean, the RIU Sri Lanka Hotel in Ahungalla offers discreet luxury ideal for families
An exclusive boutique hotel combines a home atmosphere with stunning views of the Matterhorn
The imposing The Star complex, with its Astral Tower hospitality facility, makes extensive use of porcelain for the interior design of the bathrooms
A renovated hotel in Madonna di Campiglio offers guests new experiences, including a wellness centre and champagne bar
An architecture firm committed to research against boredom in architecture. An aging hotel in need of renovation. The result is an astonishing project that exploits the unique qualities of ceramics
In a hospitality project inspired by the authentic Sicilian tradition, Hotel Habitat in Catania is housed in a renovated former fish processing plant
In the sunny valley overlooking the spa town of Merano in South Tyrol, a hotel combines contemporary architecture with a strong sense of tradition. In particular, the spa area makes extensive use of porcelain tile inspired by the colours and vein effects of wood and local stone
The Huize Hölterhof Sauna Wellness Hotel & Restaurant is a resort where guests can relive the atmospheres of the early twentieth century
A spa surrounded by large windows looking out onto one of the most picturesque areas of the Netherlands is the perfect place to restore body and soul
In the European Capital of Culture 2019, a rock dwelling in the ancient village of the Sassi has been given a new lease of life. With a new layout and modern materials, it has been transformed into a contemporary hospitality facility while maintaining strong links with tradition
The architecture of a large zoo explores the relationship with nature, using ceramic tiles to enhance form and function
Guests at the Palazzo Varignana Resort & Spa can chill out in an elegant and prestigious location in the Emilia-Romagna countryside
A low wood and stone structure with large windows that connect the interior and exterior spaces combined with architectural solutions for a low environmental footprint: the architects who designed QC Terme Dolomiti have clear ideas about how to create a building that is friendly to both humans and nature
In the countryside near Toulouse, the eighteenth-century summer residence of the Rességuier family has been transformed into the elegant Hotel Château de Drudas
In Rome's Trastevere neighbourhood, a newly-renovated apartment combines bohemian atmospheres with bold and innovative architecture
Design and tradition were the two sources of inspiration for a B&B in the Itria valley which revisits the typical Apulian architecture of the "trullo"
Mediterranean style for a residential complex in the heart of Florida
The resort designed by Peia Associati for Marriott International on the small green island of Miriandhoo is an eco-friendly development consisting of 70 bungalows set in a UNESCO biosphere reserve
La Halle des Cascades is an old sheepfold converted into a high-altitude chalet with a fairy-tale name
Concealed amongst the natural colours of the location and the contours of the landscape, the villa is oriented according to the sun and the wind
A more than hundred-year-old shop in a splendid historical setting underwent a contemporary restyling project
Pace 1954 Hotel welcomes sports and nature lovers in a breathtaking landscape
The Demjén Cascade Cave and Adventure Spa, located some 250 km from Budapest, is a charming health resort with 1500 square metres of baths, seven swimming pools and a cave system 760 metres long
In San Vito Lo Capo, a B&B close to the beach is the perfect place to rediscover the rhythms of nature
The project by architecture practice noa* has expanded and renovated a small hotel on the shores of lake Flötscher, adding 16 suites and a new wellness centre that blends into the landscape
The Residence is a display home where porcelain tiles from express the concept of contemporary luxury
Standing on a hillside in the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Eagles Villas Resort is a discreet and welcoming luxury residential complex that blends perfectly into the natural setting
Contemporary design and continuity in materials create a refined but welcoming atmosphere in the refurbished Spice Hotel in Milan
The synaesthesia between food and cooking provided the inspiration for this renovation and expansion project in an 18th century building in the centre of Bolzano
The Da Gianni guesthouse, a charming establishment on the Trentino shores of Lake Garda owned by the Negri family, was recently restyled using tiles from Ceramica Fioranese
The hotel industry is constantly on the lookout for new ways to give rooms a homelier, cosier and more welcoming feel
A boutique hotel in Seoul brings together past and present, high-end finishings and elegant surface coverings
In a seventeenth-century building close to the Pantheon, architect Serena Romanò has brought the soft, timeworn atmospheres of the capital's golden age back to life
Caffè Napoli in Milan recreates the homely, picturesque atmosphere of Neapolitan houses, its details revealing powerful, authentic cultural inspirations
In search of Rabac, a splendid location where the hospitality of the Valamar Girandella Resort is a sublime art in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape
The recently expanded Eracle Sports Center, owned by Italian footballer Gianluca Zambrotta, offers an innovative range of multidisciplinary activities, recreational spaces and a spa close to the centre of Como
Located in the historic centre of Modena, Hotel Milano Palace offers a tasteful blend of luxury, comfort and tradition
The restyling project for a splendid hotel in Madonna di Campiglio brings together modernity and tradition while respecting the local spirit
At La Rosière, a French ski resort in the Savoie department, an aparthotel recreates Alpine charm in a contemporary language
The architects from the practice Studioundici working on the façades of Hotel Petronio in Riccione transformed what is a normally a temporary project into a permanent architectural fixture
Designed by the Ellmau-based practice Planwerker Holzerber, the Kaiserlodge resort located in the village of Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser adopts an advanced hospitality concept that combines traditional Tyrolean appeal with a range of rooms, apartments and services set in large shared spaces
A restaurant in Pescara combines traditional cuisine with the unique experience of farm shopping. It uses interior design materials to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere inspired by the past
In the westernmost "finger" of the Halkidiki peninsula in Greece, a modern resort fits harmoniously into the surrounding landscape, enhancing the outdoor spaces with an artful choice of colours and materials
Designed in an Italian style by architect Nunzio Da Vià, Decameron Clubhouse Odessa is a perfect hospitality venue
Located in Taipei City, a six-minute walk from the Zhongxiao Dunhua metro station, Hotel Pois Pois is the Daan District's new pop landmark
An interior created by architect Leonardo Caliandro is the perfect setting for the gastronomic inventions of the young Neapolitan chef Maurizio De Riggi
Design, innovation, emotion, well-being, energy sustainability and visibility: the new BID ON Fashion store designed by Roberto Drigo is all of this and more
At the heart of the new Bolgar river station, a UNESCO Heritage site since 2014, lies a waterjet cut ceramic carpet
In the heart of the French capital, an exclusive 5-star hotel recently refurbished by interior designer Didier Gomez makes extensive use of wood-look porcelain flooring
My Suites Home: exclusive hospitality for short stays in the city of Bologna. Mini-apartments with a sophisticated design and elegant ceramic surfaces with a cement or fabric look or eye-catching graphic patchworks
The refurbished hotel boasts a bright, minimalist look in which the ceramic floor covering plays a leading role.
Timeless silence and relaxation are the characteristics of a hotel housed in a converted former convent in Florence
Preserving traditional architecture helps to maintain the balance between the built environment and nature that has always been a distinctive characteristic of the region.
Combining contemporary design with the finest Alpine tradition, the Nira Montana hotel offers its guests the very best in five-star hospitality, including a spa looking out over the valley
The Don Nippon Taste restaurant in the Italian town of Lissone adopts an oriental style in an original interpretation of formal purity
Minimalist elegance, warm sobriety and efficiency are the qualities underpinning a Mediterranean style hotel renovation project
A restyling project for a 1960s hotel and residences standing on the sandy coast of the Gulf of Follonica in Tuscany's Maremma region focuses on design and functionality
Age-old splendour and contemporary luxury come together in Florence's old city centre
In the American state of Wisconsin, the historic Ridge Hotel chose Italian ceramic tile as a key component of a renovation project combining tradition with modernity
Complete with showcase kitchen, this restaurant-pizzeria combines the utmost practicality with a sense of boundless space. Like a large box containing a glass heart, the venue juxtaposes distinc-tive design with simple, understated materials
The opening of the new Pistamentuccia restaurant in Bologna puts an unusual architectural space back on the city's map
The multifunctional basement at the Spant! theatre in Bussum, Holland, is finally a place of light and boasts a sophisticated and elegant interior to welcome guests
This boutique hotel in Sardinia boasts a refined atmosphere generated by traditional Sardinian materials and decorations and by a clear emphasis on the colour blue.
A five-star guesthouse along South Africa's Garden Route with a breathtaking view of the coast
Authenticity, freshness and health are conveyed with creative flair in LePur's flagship yogurt shop, designed by Stefano Avesani and Marcella Campa
The restyling of a well known venue in Chalandri, a northern suburb of the Greek capital, provides the perfect opportunity to express an original, vintage-oriented idea
The new Momentum hotel in Göppingen, Germany, the latest addition to the Arthotel ANA chain, adopts a highly innovative format. With 84 meticulously designed guest rooms and common areas and a distinctive style, this superior standard two-star hotel caters for a young clientele
The Limoncello Rooms Bed & Breakfast in Salerno uses ceramic and other media to paint itself in the colours of sunshine and citrus fruit
Idis Turato is the designer behind this hotel in Vrbnik, run by the Toljanić family. The hotel boasts 22 rooms and suites overlooking the sea, and forms part of a project to combine responsible tourism with the traditions of the island of Krk.
245 rooms and a panoramic bar-restaurant occupy the top floors of the iconic Part-Dieu Tower, "The Pencil" designed by the American studio of Cossutta & Associates
A wellness hotel in a renowned spa town in eastern Slovenia positions itself as "an island of new experiences" against a contemporary backdrop of five-star luxury
Turnberry Residence is a luxury condominium close to the US capital. Designed by architecture practice Shinberg.Levinas, it won the Residential Category in the Tile Competition 2016.
A Baroque building in the heart of Turin's old city centre has been restored to its former glory as part of a meticulous renovation project combining old and contemporary decorative elements. Starting out from the choice of materials
The most prestigious sports centre on Australia's Gold Coast has been expanded with a transparent, lightweight multipurpose building resting gracefully on the coastal plainvvvvvv
The redevelopment project for a campsite on the shores of Lake Garda aims to integrate harmoniously with the landscape
On the Versilia coast, along the world-famous Tuscan shoreline, you can enjoy sweet moments of relaxation at the UNA Hotel, a leader in the art of hospitality
A military complex dating back to the Second World War has recently been restored in Reggio Emilia. The project was guided by social values and is characterised by the lack of architectural barriers. Ceramic plays a leading role
Hotel Nolinski: the essence of French culture
Food is the perfect way to remember the place you are leaving and celebrate the place you are travelling to
This highly original hotel is located only a stone's throw from the Vittorio Emanuele II gallery and Milan cathedral. Guests enjoy the use of 85 rooms, a spa, a relaxation area and a fitness centre, all finished in a modern yet vintage interpretation of Milan's great design tradition
The industrial inspiration behind American metropolitan culture blends with the architectural tradition of deepest England, giving rise to spaces with a strong identity
A contemporary restyling project brings fresh character and new life to a restaurant and pizzeria in the province of Modena. Functionality and hospitality are combined in a tailor-made industrial-chic setting
Framed by gardens and mountains, the Erika Spa and Relax Hotel in Tyrol offers a full immersion in nature and in the beauty of its carefully designed spaces
Elegant, stylish, sometimes modern, sometimes classical, often surprising: these epithets apply equally to the city of Milan and to the new lobby of the well-established Milan Hilton. You can take an architect's word for it!
Set amongst pine trees just a short walk from the sea, the oldest campsite on the Island of Elba offers the fun and relaxation of a spa-grade swimming pool
Studded with ancient fortresses and surrounded by the crystal blue sea, Portoferraio, the main town on one of the world's most beautiful islands, offers the best in the art of hospitality
The luxury suite of the top two storeys of the Kempinski Residences & Suites in Doha has been converted into a Sky Lounge Bar
An old farmhouse in the Tuscan hills has been remodelled using traditional techniques and contemporary materials
A recent remodelling project has brought a fresh, contemporary look to Le Greco, a restaurant and wine bar in the Belgian town of Tournai
The historic dock buildings are given a new lease of life in a carefully designed redevelopment project in which ceramic tile plays a key technological and emotional role
The interior design of a coffee bar in the province of Agrigento reveals the history and roots of Sicilian culture
The new guest rooms in the Lloyd's Baia Hotel are oases of well-being filled with sunlight and at the same time galleries of art and culture. The exceptional beauty of the location served as the source of inspiration for the project
In the heart of Trieste, this evocatively named hamburger bar welcomes its customers into an eclectic and elegant ambience
This thoughtfully restored hotel, located along the ancient salt road, far from the mass tourism routes, offers guests wellbeing and tranquillity
The Rainbow Holiday Apartments on the shores of Lake Como are the perfect place for a relaxing, comfortable break surrounded by nature
The project by Archea Associati for the local Brotherhood of Mercy has created a new association headquarters and a farewell room that can be used for many of the client's activities
The characteristics of the local landscape have inspired the design of the Villaverde Hotel & Resort Wellness Spa & Golf in Fagagna
At Marina di Salve (LE) on southern Italy's Ionian coast, a renovated restaurant has opted for functional materials, plays of colour and sophisticated details in harmony with the splendid natural setting
Light and modernity take pride of place in the Lorenzo il Parrucchiere hairdresser shop, where functionality meets tradition
The characteristics of the local landscape have inspired the design of the Villaverde Hotel & Resort Wellness Spa & Golf in Fagagna
Architecture and landscape come together to create a unique hospitality experience in the heart of the Romagna Riviera
A old 17th century customs house, which once marked the boundary between the Papal States and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, has been renovated as an organic farm B&B using exclusively green building and sustainable techniques
The Relax Park Verholy is located inside a park, with warm, welcoming rooms for relaxing and working among the pines and lakes
Parisian charm is speaking Italian these days, and the results are clear to see: in a hotel of the Ville Lumière, Italian technology and traditional elegance play a decisive role in offering hospitality
In the heart of the Langhe region in northern Italy, a project to convert an early twentieth-century villa into a holiday home used contemporary construction materials based on the local tradition
A hotel in the Black Forest builds on its past while looking to the future
Corso Gourmet, a new flagship food and wine store, sits theatrically atop a building facing onto the most famous pedestrian street in Budapest
Strategically located at the centre of an emerging economic area, the Four Points By Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Kecskemét caters for business tourist
The atmosphere of the Easy Lounge Bar is inspired by the famous cocktail
Set on the glass-blowing island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon, a brand new hotel offers splendid rooms with atmospheres inspired by the past
A unique and poetic renovation project has given a new lease of life to a historic hotel in the centre of Montpellier
In the centre of Florence, the recently opened Hotel Spadai displays a successful balance between the ancient and the modern
A former workshop near Naviglio Grande in Milan has been renovated to create a small but charming bed and breakfast
A judicious use of colour gives new life and architectural unity to the essential volumes of a new multifunctional centre
A new school in the Lodi area combines tradition and technology in a modern version of the country house
In the heart of the Veneto coast, a fascinating luxury hotel welcomes its guests with the Thirties and Forties style of Miami
In an original and faithful remodelling project in the heart of the Valle del Lambro in Brianza, the interiors of a typical Lombardy farmhouse blend fluidly into each other, under the harmonising influence of wood-effect porcelain tiling
A project for a resort in Montepulciano provides an opportunity to experiment with the art of conserving historic values while introducing modern comforts
The secrets of LaGare Hotel: a breathtaking view from the Rooftop Bar and a long staircase that unfolds like a ribbon sculpture
The newly constructed wing of an old holiday home in Cogne, now converted into the exclusive La Madonnina del Gran Paradiso hotel, offers guests an unforgettable stay
One of the most unspoilt settings in the Dolomites plays host to a 4-star, 5000m2 monument to well-being, surrounded by dozens of peaks exceeding 3000m
Emotions, flavours and memories are pleasantly intertwined in a brasserie overlooking the Atlantic.
Opened in March 2015, TownHouse Duomo 21 offers guests the first ever opportunity to stay in a room overlooking Milan Cathedral
The Pan Bernardo gourmet restaurant has established a leading role on Rome's dining scene thanks to its vintage appeal and contemporary flavours.
Located in an elegant residential building in the heart of the cultural district of Milan, city of Expo 2015, Bed&Breakfast m2m Made to Measure combines personalised hospitality with modern, contemporary architecture.
The restyling of a resort immersed in a natural setting blends in with the surroundings while preserving the distinctive characteristics of the location
One of the most beautiful places in Croatia is the setting for a complex luxury resort that blends perfectly into the natural environment.
Located between the sea and the mountains of Corsica, Hotel San Giovanni in Porto-Vecchio has undergone a renovation project aimed at promoting a sense of well-being and featuring a swimming pool set amongst the greenery
The extension project for Relais dell'Olmo maintains a strong connection with the existing structure
Italian ceramic tiles have played a key role in a remodelling project for a villa in the Sheraton Mirage Resort in Port Douglas, Australia
London, UK. Following in the footsteps of Gordon Ramsay, another British cooking star has chosen the style and quality of Italian ceramic tiles for his restaurant.
An environment-friendly technology park is under construction just a few kilometres from the capital
The functional and elegant new restroom in Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa airport comes up to the exacting standards of the shopping gallery restyling project
A few simple, local materials are used to enhance the architectural value of an essential building envelope
Fancy a relaxing railway holiday? Two renovated train carriages and a station in a corner of Belgium may be the perfect solution
Two nineteenth century granaries built on the banks of the river Danube encounter the visionary architecture of Kas Oosterhuis
In the renovation project for a hotel on the island of Gran Canaria, ceramic tiles are artfully set amongst the natural elements of sun, sea and sand
Beneath the spectacular paraboloid of Rzeszów airport terminal, the elegant ceramic floor covering plays a key role in a project of great formal clarity.
In one of the most spectacular locations anywhere in the Alps, the Pietre Gemelle resort boasts a wellness centre that combines care for the body with a feast for the eyes
Minimalist yet alluring, the new facility contrasts with the historic setting of the 250-year-old Hotel d'Angleterre
In the old town centre of Altamura, customers are greeted by a carpet of coloured tiles
In a context which is as moving as Leopardi's Infinito, in Tuscany, the Podere del Lepre holiday farm renews the tradition of excellence in hospitality
Apartments with a panoramic view, with ceramics featured in every room
Architecture and nature lie at the heart of well-being at the Poiano Resort Spa on Lake Garda
A residential complex that harnesses the appeal of tradition, combining Italian ceramics with local Thai furnishings
The Disney Magic cruise ship recently underwent a major overhaul to bring its levels of safety and comfort into line with the changing needs of the market
A charming bed & breakfast establishment set in the greenery overlooking the sea near Trieste
Warm colours and natural textures in a Tyrolean hotel
Set in a private bay looking out over the crystal clear water, Ischia Blu Resort is located in a quiet area of Ischia Porto close to the hub of the island's nightlife. It combines hospitable architecture with a private beach for guests
A vast array of ceramic tiles are used in the Lagorai & Spa wellness centre in Levico Terme
A Los Angeles business hotel reflects the sobriety and grandeur of the Californian city and offers a spectacular view over the hills of Hollywood
Reflected light enlivens the interiors of the innovative Malo Clinic, a day hospital devoted to care of the body and soul located inside the large Venetian Macao hotel
The Dolci Luxury Taste pastry shop stands out for its curved lines, bright colours, screen-printed mirrors... and of course delicious home-made pastries
In the Alto Garda area, we discover a magic spot in Varignano di Arco watched over by a one-thousand-year-old olive tree
In the Viola Luxury M/Hotel, Italian tiles have helped create spaces that combine luxury and design with meticulous attention to detail.
A family-friendly four-star hotel in the Tyrolean Oberland in Austria
A tourist resort in one of Italy's most splendid coastal regions offers a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional colours and materials of Mediterranean homes
Italian ceramic tiles enjoy pride of place in a new five-star hotel offering the highest level of comfort and spa facilities
Located in the popular Ischgl ski resort in the Austrian Tyrol, Hotel Post has been renovated to provide wellness offerings
Altamarea Beach Village in Cattolica features a ceramic paving set in the sand
A sophisticated renovation for a four-star hotel in Venice combines the beauty of the past with contemporary functionality
A former monastery in the Langhe region of northern Italy houses a modern spa promoting mental and physical relaxation
Mediterranean history merges with contemporary creativity in spaces dominated by a rigorous aesthetic.
A masterly restoration project has maintained the unique personality and intriguing blend of styles of a haven of peace in the countryside near the Little Danube.
Viborg's new city hall combines a small environmental footprint with a strong visual impact
The coveted Ceramics of Italy Design Competition Award 2012 was won by a successful office complex refit project using high-quality ceramics in the heart of NoMa, a rapidly developing neighbourhood of Washington DC
In the splendid setting of the island of Ischia, between the crystal-clear sea and the greenery of the Mediterranean pine woods, the Regina Isabella Hotel relives the glamour of the "Dolce Vita" and 1960s Italy
An abandoned concrete structure has been converted into a modern multifunctional centre
A purpose-built artificial island in La Spezia's Gulf of Poets hosts the Yacht Club Porto Mirabello, an exclusive, state-of-the-art marina
The castle of Montaldo features a sophisticated cultural exhibition as part of an original accommodation and wellness concept
College Descartes is an example of a successful French public building project where the choice of materials plays a key role in identifying the building's functions
CASALE MARCHESE, A RESTAURANT THAT COMBINES A SOPHISTICATED EXERCISE IN STYLE WITH A REVIVAL OF CRAFTSMANSHIP
American architect Peter Bohlin has created a luxurious five star Swedish hotel that combines traditional materials and themes with an utterly contemporary idiom
The new luxury hotel contains numerous references to the nearby Technical Museum and Schönbrunn Palace
Combining business and comfort
THE SPA IN THE HOTEL INCONTRO IN ARIANO IRPINO (PROVINCE OF AVELLINO) REVEALS THE DISTINCTIVE STYLE OF SIMONE MICHELI
One of Seoul's most fashionable restaurants combines outstanding cuisine with a unique lighting design
SET IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF THE SPLENDID CITY OF DRESDEN, A NEW COFFEEHOUSE OFFERS A MASTERCLASS IN STYLE AND TASTE
A luxury resort in Bavaria offers a wellness paradise with panoramic views over the Alpine landscape
The Babylonstoren farm hotel (Cape Winelands Accommodation) features a blend of South African and European design
VAL DI FIEMME (TN), AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE DOLOMITES, A GROUP OF NEW CHALETS COMBINES CULTURED REFERENCES WITH AN AGE-OLD LOCAL ARCHITECTURAL TRADITION
DESIGNED ACCORDING TO LOCAL TRADITION, THE ROOMS IN THE EBBS ALPENGASTHOF COMBINE A NATURALLY RUSTIC MOUNTAIN AESTHETIC WITH THE USE OF PORCELAIN TILE
Overlooking a splendid bay, the new Gran Meliá resort offers the intimacy of the island's traditional villages combined with elegance and a contemporary style.
Andel's Hotel in Berlin stands out for its open-space layout, the quality and elegance of its materials and its sophisticated minimalist design.
With its elegant and welcoming architecture and splendid garden, Albir Playa Hotel is a well-known meeting place for personalities from the world of cinema and film lovers. It also hosts art exhibitions and serves as a hospitality venue for winter sports teams.
The renovated Hotel Royal Santina offers an oasis of modernity and comfort just a short walk from the gardens of the Baths of Diocletian and the National Museum of Rome
In the remodelling of the legendary Hofbräuhaus brewery in Munich, the old and the new blend harmoniously: history never ends.
An old farmhouse in Brianza evolved first into a kindergarten and then a restaurant
A recently refurbished hotel on Lake Garda offers a superb blend of contemporary design and an early twentieth century atmosphere
Overlooking one of the most magnificent bays in the Adriatic, a large centre for events and ceremonies offers the experience of a lifetime
Behind the historic façade of an ultra-modern building stands a luxury hotel that combines tradition and modernity
The Boscareto Resort & Spa at Serralunga d'Alba (CN), a retreat in northern Italy's Langhe region amongst the Barolo vineyards and memories of Cesare Pavese
A green mountain setting provides luxurious accommodation, tranquillity and business services combined with medical and spa facilities of the highest level
In the town of Mechelen, an ancient mediaeval chapel has been converted into a bed and breakfast establishment that combines historic charm with hospitality.
Hotel La Pineta in the province of Salerno uses traditional materials capable of bringing the past back to life
The Astragalo Cocktail Restaurant, a fashionable dining and entertainment venue, undergoes daily metamorphosis from a daytime restaurant to a lively evening disco pub
The new hotel displays elegance in a minimalist style and features essential but comfortable furnishings
Refurbishment of a late nineteenth century property to create a canteen-style restaurant in the basement
A hotel spa in the Italian village of Mozzio di Crodo offers a sensorial space with surprising special effects based on high-quality materials, prestigious construction details and sophisticated overall design
Exercises of luxury and design from a new player on the international fashion shopping scene.
In the heart of an extraordinary archaeological area in Rome stands a modern agora for cosmopolitan citizens.
Unobtrusive luxury, exceptional comfort, elegance, excellent service and privacy come together in the new facility
A pizza restaurant inspired by Charlie Chaplin in the Panorama Entertainment and Shopping Center in Vilnius Zverynas
A remodelling project that combines elegance and attention to detail
In the hills near Modena, simplicity, restoration and the preservation of traditions are successfully combined in an ecotourism resort with an authentic flavour.
An obsolete seventies hotel in Teramo has been transformed into a sober four-star establishment
The ceramic tiles used around the swimming pool are inspired by the natural colours of local stone
A cross between a Roman domus and a Milanese neoclassical aristocratic home, StarHotel Rosa combines visually striking design with welcoming yet stimulating interiors
The Holiday Inn Express Malpensa in Somma Lombardo (VA) is a functional space as well as a symbol of modernity and cutting-edge technology
A budget hotel designed by Karim Rashid offers an example of "designocracy": a democratic design project that provides an aesthetic and sensorial experience accessible to everyone
The former orangerie in the late eighteenth-century villa in the town of Rovellasca (CO), has opened its doors to the public as a restaurant.
The haunt of distinguished international figures for more than half a century, the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni has welcomed ceramic tiles amongst the key players in a recent architectural project
An eighteenth century building transformed into a hotel narrates the island's history and colours.
An elegant hotel in Riva del Garda is the ideal setting for a fascinating project that combines hints of Art Nouveau with innovative wellness technologies
In the Hotel Club Cala Longa the wave decoration is a ubiquitous presence.
The former Hotel Jugoslavia has changed its name and undergone interior remodelling work to become the most stylish and luxurious facility on the island
With its striking architecture blending into the Dalmatian coastline, the Radisson Blu Resort in Dubrovnik projects a modern image based on glass walls, rigorous geometries and ceramic materials.
VALAMAR SANFIOR HOTEL AND THE ECO-SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY OF CERAMIC TILES
The Casalgrande Hotel at Salvaterra di Casalgrande (RE), a hospitality complex located in the Emilia-Romagna countryside, combines the characteristics of traditional local construction with modern architecture.
The project of the new Alpen Therme spa in Gastein promotes a sense of dialogue between the interiors and the outside world.
AREGAI MARINA SPANS GLOBAL AND LOCAL AS AN ANTIDOTE TO THE BANAL
SOAVE HOTEL SAN BONIFACIO. STRONG EMOTIONAL APPEAL WITH REDESIGNED WOOD FLOORS BASED ON PORCELAIN TILE TECHNOLOGY
Mangiarebere café and wine bar in Catania, designed by Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo, fits into a 100 square metre space on the ground floor of an apartment tower block
Extending over a total area of around 25,000 square metres, the Grand Hotel Minareto is made up of 25 different structures containing 96 rooms, including 3 suites.
Sober and elegant luxury reign in a Mediterranean style hotel suspended between the sky and the sea.
Patrick Norguet reinvents the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour, the first hotel in the city to boast five stars
Raised flooring was chosen for the remodelling project of the panoramic terrace of Hotel Villa Brunella with its view of the Faraglioni stacks
The Klay, the most fashionable sports club in Paris, has opened at 4 bis Rue St Sauveur in the heart of the busy Montorgueil pedestrian area.
The Radisson Blu Hotel in Dakar is a luxury 5-star facility facing directly onto the sea that combines elegance and a renewed design in its forms and furnishing details
In Courchevel 1850 radical renovation work has turned Hotel St. Roch into an architectural gem, a combination of neo-baroque stylistic elements and echoes of the Alpine tradition
The appeal and quality of Italian ceramic tiles are the unifying element of the interiors and exteriors of Pier 24
The world's dominant styles have been brought together to create a new jewel in the European hotel sector - the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort - whose key features include the use of porcelain tiles