A SENSE of PLACE
Discover a global collection of one-of-a-kind luxury hotels, resorts and residences, each inspired by our A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the local culture and spirit of a destination. The result: travel experiences that are authentic, original, and deeply personal.
PlaceMakers are the embodiment of Rosewood’s commitment towards elevating culture and community. Meet our local PlaceMakers, discover our curated experiences and in-depth destination guides, enriching your global exploration.
Born in Belgium, Veronique followed a passion for adventure to the Caribbean, where she found home among the island of St. Barth. Inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds her, Veronique creates gorgeous works of art that have come to adorn the pristine beaches and landmarks of the island. Explore the places and sights that have inspired Veronique’s work, and experience the magic of St. Barth for yourself.
Sisters and native Texans, Lizzie Means Duplantis and Sarah Means founded bespoke cowboy boot brand Miron Crosby in 2017 with a mission of creating beautifully designed, custom cowboy boots for every occasion. Fusing authentic Texas elements and aesthetic with the highest quality materials and a contemporary sense of style, each pair of hand-crafted boots serves as a showpiece as much as a set of shoes. Rosewood embarks on a journey with the sisters into the local Dallas, Texas culture to bring their favorite places and fashion inspiration to light.
Growing up in a diplomatic family, Emiko Davies lived everywhere from China to the U.S. However, the award-winning Australian-Japanese food writer, photographer, and cookbook author has made a home base in Tuscany since 2005, where she lives with her sommelier husband and two daughters in a hilltop home built in 1800 that overlooks the town of San Miniato and its surrounding valley.
Born and bred in Paris, Amandine now a passionate mother of three, launched The Reunion, a twice yearly pop-up providing her community with a hand-picked selection of Parisian creators.
We are pleased to introduce David Luna as our first-ever Rosewood PlaceMaker, inviting our guests to partake in an authentic Mexican journey through the lens of a native.
Fashion designer, founder of PHVLO HATCH and Rosewood Placemaker, Johanna Ho is using the past to redefine the future of fashion in Hong Kong.
The innovative collections of Philip Huang walk - and, simultaneously, forge - the line between tradition and future by harnessing the artisanal dyeing community of Sakon Nakhon and honouring their ancient practise whilst amplifying and innovating their techniques into a modern context. Rosewood embarks on a journey deep into the local culture of Phuket, Thailand, to bring these rich local stories to light.
In the wake of a year of heightened collective trauma, urban communities are beginning to reignite their sense of place. Oona Series, a collaboration between barre and pilates expert Catie Miller and holistic osteopath and acupuncturist, Boniface Verney-Carron seeks to provide a space of healing, balance and forward growth.
A graceful dance between yin and yang, form and formlessness, tradition and future, Ms Min references and celebrates the dynasties-old history of Chinese culture. Through the practice of sourcing and maintaining traditional craft, honor of trusted relationships, paired with design and art form, Ms Min creates the intangible essence of community.