Five years ago, the local government and bishop asked if the artist Santi Moix might come and paint the interior of St. Victor, the village’s 1,100-year-old Romanesque church, whose plain stone walls had become dull and decrepit over time. Moix, who isn’t religious, was reluctant. Finally, after many months of negotiations, he agreed — but only if he’d be granted full artistic license, free from conceptual obligations to church or state.
Since opening in 2009 on Barcelona’s famed Passeig de Gràcia – a street lined with modernist masterpieces by architects Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner and glitzy boutiques – the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, quickly solidified its status at the luxury hotel of choice amongst locals and discriminating tourists alike.
When the Park Hyatt New York opened in August 2014, it joined the ranks of the Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental as one the most expensive hotels in the city, with nightly rates clocking in at $795 for an entry-level room.
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While visiting Santorini is a no-brainer, so is figuring out where to stay. Enter Grace Santorini.
When Stockholm-based design firm Doberman set its sights on a second location, New York wasn’t the immediate choice.
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