Blogging about the The Driskill Hotel while in Austin seemed trite when I was there for SXSW. But, now that the crowds have died down, I dropped in last night after a presentation and was reminded why it's consistently a favorite of mine.
First of all, the architecture and design always stops me in my tracks. It was truly designed when art mattered to buildings. Check out this view from the grand staircase looking into the lobby:
How much do you love this lamp? Hilarious. But perfect in this overly Texan haunt.
PS. And sustainable. #ftw