Two "Design Hotels" in China

The website Design Hotels describes itself thusly:

design hotels™ was established in 1993 to provide marketing and global representation services for design-led hotels worldwide. Subscribing to the view of design as a measure of living, not as a temporary trend, the company began to cooperate with forward-looking hoteliers and designers who share a similar vision.

An international zeitgeist brand was formed synonymous with distinctive architecture and interior design, balanced with functionality and service. Each hotel caters to the modern traveller, reflecting the individual and the environment – a revolution in hospitality and lifestyle.

They represent two hotels in China: the Soho China real estate company's white elephant Commune by the Great Wall near Beijing, and Fuchun Resort in Hangzhou.

design hotels (no link available for individual listings)
Soho China's English site
Soho China press clippings

Thanks to Jean Snow's superb Tokyo design site for the link.

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