TASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America
Product DescriptionTASCHEN Books: The Hotel Book. Great Escapes North America. From the redwood forests to the gulf stream waters, this land was made to explore. From the most intriguing to the exceptionally luxurious accommodations in North America. Hardcover. 9.4 x 11.9 in. 400 pages.
Following up on our Great Escapes Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America titles is this volume concentrating on the most extraordinary and tempting Canadian and American hotels. Ranging from funky and inexpensive to luxuriously elegant and wildly pricey, these hotels, inns, guesthouses, bungalows, ranches, lodges, resorts and even wigwams and treehouses will surely seduce you.
blast from the past: mid-century shiny metal trailers with period interiors in Arizona
shrine to 60s and 70s kitch: a California inn where Liberace would have felt right at home
shabby-chic bungalows on Highway 1 in Big Sur, California
supercool hot springs resort near Los Angeles
elegant auberge in Napa Valley where you can stay during your wine tasting tour
cedar cabins and classic raised safari tents in California's El Capitan Canyon
historic ranch nestled in a Death Valley oasis
rustic ski resort in Sundance
your own luxurious bungalow on a tiny island in the Florida Keys
a gorgeous lodge in Hawaii
sleek, minimalist "boutique hotel" in New Orleans's French Quarter
regal Italianate villa in rural Massachusetts
deluxe wigwams in Arizona's Navajo County
lakefront sanctuary in New York’s Adirondack Mountains
historic 1930s hotel in Texas where James Dean once stayed
cabin treehouse 50 feet above the ground in Washington’s Mount Rainer
exquisitely-restored country house inn in Connecticut
Frank Lloyd Wright house on a wooded bluff overlooking Mirror Lake, Wisconsin
About the editor: Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for TASCHEN since 1987, she has published numerous titles on architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel.
About the photographer: Don Freeman is a New York-based photographer whose work appears regularly in Vogue, The World of Interiors, AD France and Architektur & Wohnen. Recently, he photographed Ted Muehling`s collaborations with Nymphenburg porcelain and Stuben glass. His work appears in galleries in the United States and in the collections of the Victoria Albert Museum in London, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and others.
About the author: Daisann McLane writes for National Geographic Traveler Magazine, The New York Times, New York Times Magazine and International Herald Tribune. She is the author of TASCHEN's Cheap Hotels and lives in New York City and Hong Kong. (www.daisann.com)