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Blinded By The White: 14 Hotels With All-White Designs

April 2, 2014 at 2:31 PM | by | ()

Two things can be said about present day hotel interiors that cannot be refuted--they are sometimes colorful and they are sometimes colorless. For as many hotels that we have seen with lobbies, guest rooms, and restaurants that feature bold, bright, and busy settings, we come across almost as many that go for the classic simplicity of a predominantly white palette.

The consensus is that white offers a sense of calm, order and cleanliness. That might be true in a hotel setting when there is no one in it. Further, whoever says that white signifies innocence probably doesn't spend much time in hotels. We're just saying.

Without getting too nitty gritty on whether white is or is not a color – we leave that discussion to Bill Nye the Science Guy — we have compiled a photo gallery of some great hotel interiors that have seriously lightened up. As you will see in this gallery there are many shades of "white" (for further study refer to your handy Pantone color deck) and infinitely many ways that designers capitalize on this eternal non-color in their hotel designs.

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Is Purple The New Hot Hotel Hue?

February 3, 2010 at 1:35 PM | by | ()

The lobby of The Best Western President Hotel in New York.

We’ve covered a lot of Pink Hotels here at HotelChatter, but Barbie’s favorite color better watch its back. There’s a hot new hotel hue on the rise–and Prince is gonna love it.

That’s right, purple is the new pink, according to the folks over at Hotel World Network. Calling it “the new color of politically inspired design,” the blog cited all the purple dresses and ties on display during President Obama’s recent State of the Union address as the color’s bipartisan booster.

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