Chic hotels are more than just a place to lay your head — often they're a great source for design inspiration. These interiors from 8 stylish hotels might provide you with a little direction for your next vacation, or for your next renovation.
This bathroom from the London hotel Artist Residence (via My Domaine) has the old-new look down — the gilt mirror and beautifully detailed double sink are to die for, and the marble trim surround the shower entrance is a nice touch.
Here's another bathroom from Artist Residence, with a modern glass-enclosed shower, a distinctly retro toilet, and a lovely bit of color thanks to blue tiles that continue partway up the wall. It's a mixing of different worlds that works especially well.
This is a third bathroom from Artist Residence that also works a bit of contrast — here, marble fixtures and a sleek porcelain tub pop against rough brick and wood walls.
This bathroom, part of a hotel design by Blacksheep, has a lot of understated elements but is particularly eye-catching thanks to the contrast between black and white.
These tiny mosiac tiles, spotted in a a Belgian bed & breakfast from Yatzer, are the perfect inspiration for adding a little color to your bathroom.
Rhis is the Hotel Covell, spotted on My Domaine. We love the old-fashioned fixtures and textured tile paired with the modern glass shower surround. The vintage piece that provides storage next to the toilet is an especially nice touch.
This bathroom, from Seattle's Dark Horse hotel (spotted on Lonny), is a beautiful example of modern luxury. We love the simple detailing and gold fixtures, and especially the marble hex tile and tub-within-a-shower.
This bathroom, from Paris' Hotel Emilê via Stil Inspiration, has a sort of stylish Parisian simplicity. No individual element is too showy, but the beveled subway tile and and thin black stripe add a nice bit of interest.
I love the way this bathroom, from the Ludlow Hotel in New York, combines modern-looking square porcelain tile the tiny, old-fashioned mosaic tiles on the floor.
In this bathroom from the Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, marble lends a touch of luxury, while black fixtures and exposed concrete walls speak to an industrial simplicity — the perfect