When it comes to the latest crop of “design” hotels, the kind that consider the look of the lobby as much an amenity as a mint on the pillow, designers are taking a more accessible approach. Looking at The Gray in Milan and The Inn at Price Tower in Bartlesville, Okla., it appears that minimalism, now considered a classic in the realm of hotel design, has evolved into something with a little more substance. In Montecatini Terme, Italy, a group of hotels has gone so far as to establish a festival of local culture and design that kicked off last month, as part of an overall mission to improve tourism in the region.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)