Let's talk about the laundry room. I would be happy just to have a laundry room (or even just a washer and dryer in the kitchen), but I would be especially happy to have one of these dreamy laundry rooms, which besides just being a place to wash clothes are actually lovely spaces in their own merit. Even folding laundry here would be, dare I say it, a joy.
This new hotel in the Netherlands has sparked a great deal of conversation by using the traditional form of regional homes and cottages in a surrealistic stack (some even seeming to sit sideways or upside-down) as part of a relatively huge city-central structure. The Inntel Hotel (design by Molenaar & Van Winden Architecten + WAM Architecten, images by Roel Backaert) features 160 rooms and sits 11 stories high, towering over much of its surroundings and sticking out for miles around – for be...