Designer Hostels Are
Coming To A City Near You

Friday October 28th 2016

James Almeida

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James Almeida

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A decade ago, “hostel” was code for lumpy bunks in shared accommodations with questionable cleanliness. Today, budget-minded travelers can book a bed in spaces that have the same swanky details as expensive boutique hotels. Thanks to Generator, a British design-minded hostel brand founded in 1997, European backpackers could stay in chic rooms for as little as $15 a night. Now the company has its sights set on a North American expansion with the opening of a Miami outpost early next year and more hostels planned down the line.

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11 designs that rocked the world

Thursday October 20th 2016

James Almeida

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James Almeida

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Good design should be about solving a problem and communicating a message, as well as appealing to the eye. Truly great design, used in the right way, can go beyond that and influence people’s opinions and actions, the way they interpret the world, and even the way they live their lives.

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