Are hotels designed for people who wish to escape reality? Of course they are.
That's the focus of a new exhibition titled “New Hotels for Global Nomads,” which explores the modern hotel as escapist experience. Installed at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City, the exhibit demonstrates that hotels today advance how people live in cities, travel around the world, conduct business, commune with nature, and even construct their fantasy lives. Modern ho