Design Destinations

Recommended Design Stays Around the Globe

If, like us, you permanently have a severe case of travel bug, then we think our travel features may just give you the shot in the arm of inspiration that you need. The team at est living can often be found day dreaming or discussing the essentials for the perfect trip planner. Whether you’re looking to adventure to far away places or take a vacation a little closer to home, est will share all of our top holiday destinations to ignite your very own travel ideas just so you’ll always be in the-know on where to go on holiday – no matter what time of year.

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Milan Always | Design Showrooms

We share our curated list of design showrooms to visit during Milan Design Week and Salone del Mobile.Milano, and year-round.

Milan Always | Art, Design & Architecture

We share our curated list of art, architecture and design spaces in Milan to be inspired year-round.

Milan Always | Places to Eat & Drink

We share our curated list of places and spaces in Milan to eat and drink after a long day of pounding the pavement.

Design Destination | Ostuni

A Puglia-born ceramicist and art collector has created a meditative retreat surrounded by native olive trees.

“The chevron floorboards elevate the spaces and give it an elegance and a grace that is representative of the client and the type of spaces we were trying to create”

Architect Emma Templeton

Los Angeles Design Stays to Visit in 2024

We explore four design-forward LA stays, from an elevated motel in Silver Lake to a tranquil surf retreat in Malibu.

Design Destination | Hotel Morris by Tom Mark Henry

Hotel Morris has been carefully restored by Tom Mark Henry to pay homage to the opulent legacy of the Italian Renaissance building that it occupies.

Design Destination | The Great Dane House

Discover Great Dane House: a new, immersive design stay by Melbourne retailer Great Dane Furniture in Point Lonsdale, Victoria.

Design Destination | Câlin Valreas by Contekst

A secluded and unhurried hospitality experience unfolds within a centuries-old French estate.

Design Destination | MANNA by K-Studio

Designed by K-STUDIO, MANNA is a new mountain retreat in the forest of Arcadia in Greece’s Peloponnese region.

Design Destination | Shearer’s Quarters by Wardle Studio

Situated on Tasmania’s Bruny Island, Wardle Studio’s award-winning ‘Shearer’s Quarters’ is now open to the public as a holiday destination.

Design Destination | Villa Copenhagen’s New Residential Suite

Villa Copenhagen unveils its new Residential Suite, designed by Danish furniture and accessories designers Ferm Living.

Design Destination | Capella Hotel Sydney by Make Architects

Located in Sydney’s historic Sandstone precinct, the Capella Hotel sets a new standard for hotel design and heritage transformation.

Design Destination | The Hotel Britomart by Cheshire Architects

The Hotel Britomart designed by Cheshire Architects is the cornerstone of Auckland’s vibrant waterfront precinct.

Design Destination | Villa D by Studio KO

Studio KO's first Moroccan project – a private villa located just outside of Marrakech – enters its next chapter as a captivating guest house.

Design Destination | Casa Quatro by The Addresses

We explore a a boutique holiday house in the quiet Portuguese town of São Brás de Alportel, designed by The Addresses.

Design Destination | Maison Brummell by Bergendy Cooke

Bergendy Cooke's latest project, a boutique hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco, pays homage to the city's centuries-old architecture and artisanship.

Design Destination | NICO Sayulita by HYBRID and Palma

Nestled in the jungle-lined coast of Sayulita, Mexico, NICO is a boutique, Brutalist-style hotel crafted by HYBRID and Palma. 

Exclusive Film | Santa Clara 1728 by Aires Mateus Architects

For Silent Living Hotels, Aires Mateus Architects have restored an ancient Lisbon building and instilled in it the values of slow living.

Design Destination | Casa Soleto by Studio Andrew Trotter

Studio Andrew Trotter’s most recent project Casa Soleto is housed within a 17th-century palazzo in a quiet village in the heart of Puglia.

Design Destination | Vipp Palazzo Monti

est editor Sophie Lewis reflects on a memorable stay at Vipp’s most recent hotel experience, Palazzo Monti in Brescia, Northern Italy. 

Design Destination | Inside the New Bellustar Tokyo

The Bellustar Tokyo, a Pan Pacific Hotel at the Tokyo Kabukicho Tower, is the coming together of Keiji Ashizawa Design and Norm Architects.


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