Droog Design – a cutting-edge design firm in Amsterdam – opened Hôtel Droog this past September. Just like the ironic design the company is famous for, the property’s details are unique and funky. Originally a 17th-century building, Hôtel Droog houses more amenities than it does guest rooms. In fact, there is only one bedroom available to book. But below the private space lie a curated exhibition space, beauty store, Droog-product shop, dining room and garden for everyone to enjoy.
Another concept hotel relatively new to Brussels is the Pantone Hotel by Pantone, Inc. – a market leader in color technology and communication. In 2010, the 59-room property opened with a different Patone color in each room, as well as Pantone-themed products (like toilet paper). Both international hotels exude such brilliant creativity they make me want to visit in the near future.
– Barbra Tolentino, Graphic Designer