A guide to the architecture and design of luxurious day and hotel spas worldwide
The number of visitors to day, destination, and hotel spas has doubled in the last five years. The increasing understanding of the importance of health and well-being combined with the emphasis on beauty in our society has inspired the creation of amazing spaces for relaxation and pampering at day spas—both independent of and affiliated with chic hotels.
New spas and Resorts showcases the latest spas and resorts in the most stylish and appealing spots, from an urban getaway in Europe to a resort on a South Pacific island. This book features the latest equipment, treatments, and therapies devoted to health and relaxation, designed by a host of international contemporary architects and designers. Filled cover to cover with beautiful full-color photography, this visually lush guide is a must-have for architects, designers, spa-owners, and travelers alike.
About the Author
Daniela Santos Quartino is a freelance journalist and an architecture and interior design editor at Loft Publications.