Casa To, located in the picturesque coastal town of Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, is a prime example of an architectural endeavour that successfully harmonises with its natural surroundings.
Softer Volumes presents a new video interview series exploring the stories behind some of Australia's best design destinations and brands. In this episode, we visit The Calile Hotel, which takes centre stage on Brisbane’s fashionable James St. We spoke to The Calile’s owner and general manager about the hotel’s inspiration and design—gaining insight into the type of experience they’ve created for guests when staying at what has quickly become an icon of Australian hospitality.
Nestled on a hillside in Quebec, Hinterhouse is a serene forest retreat. Built from sustainable timber, the cabin features a sauna with woodland views.
Just an hour’s drive from the urban sprawl of Melbourne, Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula provides the perfect year-round escape for city dwellers.
Highlighted a considered selection of cafés, bars, restaurants, shops and hotels that offer something special to enjoy when exploring the city.
Throughout the hotel, the design is centred around encouraging social connections and building authentic relationships — an idea fostered by the hotel’s founder Yoshitaka Nojiri.
First built in 1910 as one of Sweden’s largest girls’ schools, Miss Clara hotel is one of the city’s most visually impressive examples of Art Nouveau.
Big, beautiful windows bathe the guest rooms in natural light, highlighting the soft-toned walls, Helge Sibast chairs, and colourful touches found in cushions by young designer Klaus Haapaniemi.
Walk up the central staircase, highlighted by pendant lamps dangling gracefully through its centre, and you’ll reach the 75 guest rooms and suites. All painted in calming shades and with hand-tufted rugs on chevron parquet flooring, the rooms continue in this theme of old meets new.