The Duomo Hotel, Rimini by Ron Arad

The Duomo Design Hotel, Rimini

The Duomo Design Hotel, Rimini

Object: The Duomo Hotel, Rimini

Designer: Ron Arad

Category: Architecture and Construction

Price: $300-1,000 per night

Lust Factor: Warm

Description: The hotel is a new member of the Design Hotels chain. I find these hotels to be a bit like yuppie Disneyland, which is a bad thing. However, one of the joys of staying in a design hotel is simply to experience it as if it were a laboratory for my own designs. I get to see high concept in action to feel if it reaches a higher social realm. Sometimes it’s just fluf to the extreme, in the duomo hotel’s offering, it’s shiny fluf. Still, Disneyland is awfully fun.

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