A convent, an infant asylum and a mid-century motel are among the buildings converted into eight unusual and stylish hotels you can stay at in New Orleans. Hotel Saint Vincent in the Lower Garden District, New Orleans, by Lambert McGuire Design Built back in 1862, this red brick building used to be the Saint Vincent’s…

Talo Studios has renovated a house in Montreal that’s almost 100 years old, drawing on Scandinavian and Japanese influences for the interiors. Located on Grey Avenue, in a residential area on the southern side of Mount Royal, the project embodies Japandi – the trend for interiors that are a hybrid of Japanese and Scandinavian style.…

Brazilian studio Coletivo de Arquitetos has completed a Japanese restaurant in São Paulo’s Pinheiros neighbourhood, using traditional wood joinery techniques from Japan. Completed this year, the 350 square-metre restaurant Kotori has only a few seats at the front, facing the street through a full-height storefront window. Kotori was designed in 2020 and opened earlier this…

As people begin returning to the office, post-pandemic workspaces may need to feel more inviting to entice workers back. The ten examples in this lookbook show offices where plants have been used to create friendly, welcoming interiors. Adding green plants and even trees to office interiors can help make them feel more relaxed and less…