Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Design Hotels introduces two limited edition books

Design Hotels has recently launched the new Design Hotels Made by Originals book containing backstories, anecdotes and insight into the driving forces and creative spirits behind the chain of hotels. The book is in addition to the annual publication The Design Hotels Book Edition 2011 which showcases 200 member hotels in 120 destinations across the globe.

Design Hotels Made by Originals features 33 stories on the people behind the member hotels, written by international journalists and illustrated by renowned photographers and artists. Originals presented include Shahé Kalaidjian, owner of the Hotel Sezz Saint-Tropez, who gives a glimpse into his world of polo, travelling and life on the Côte d’Azur, and reflects on his long friendship with designer Christoph Pillet. Also featured are the entrepreneurs behind the Germany-based 25hours Hotel Company, a group of properties that will have two new additions this year in Vienna and Hamburg. Design Hotels presents both the Made by Originals and Book Edition 2011 books in limited collector’s editions, wrapped in a specially designed cardboard carrying case by Berlin-based MaginWulf Studios. These are priced at €69.00 and are available to buy at, member hotels and selected book retailers worldwide.