From basking in Bali to dreamy European escapes, for many of us this year, our usual summer holiday spots are unfortunately out of reach. Luckily for us though, our 7 million km2 island is home to an endless amount of holiday destinations to suit beach lovers, city-breakers and adventurers alike. As the warmer days and lighter evenings roll in, we’re anticipating our much-needed summer breaks and have wrapped up a few of our top picks to add to your bucket list. From iconic Melbourne landmarks to designer home-away-from-homes, here are our ultimate hotels for your summer staycation.
In 2011 the Aarhus based Art Museum, ARoS extended their museum with the permanent exhibition 'Your Rainbow Panorama' by Olafur Eliasson - a spacious walk-around 360-experience overlooking the city of Aarhus. The Panorama has since its launch attracted thousands of visitors and in 2018, the museum decided to invest in the rooftop terrace underneath the rainbow, equipping it with the iconic outdoor Palissade Series from danish design-brand HAY.
Designed by Danish designer Hee Welling, the internationally renowned HAY About A Chair collection has quickly become a contemporary icon, taking center stage in homes, commercial spaces and public areas across the world. Here we look locally, spotlighting a selection of our favourite projects that pay homage this functional, comfortable and versatile collection.
In 1956, Danish master Arne Jacobsen was given the opportunity to build ‘the world’s first design hotel’ - the twenty-two storey SAS Royal Hotel, Copenhagen - known all over the world as the hotel in which the architect designed every detail. For this masterpiece, Jacobsen collaborated with Fritz Hansen, designing some of the most iconic furniture of his career.