Ready to hit the road? We've been in search of - and located - the best new design hotels.
We check into Patricia Urquiola's tour de force of balance and restraint in white: the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona. We take the plunge at Joseph Smolenicky's carefully nuanced, neoclassical spa in Switzerland. Stop for a drink at a contemporary post-colonial bar in Mumbai, hop onto the latest designer bikes and visit a flamboyantly futuristic orthodontist in Tokyo - all in the name of interior inspiration.