High-end hotels are increasingly partnering up with big-name designers in an effort to come up with distinctive spaces. Curbed photographer Will Femia checked out hotel lobbies all around the city to come up with the best/most interesting/quirkiest hotel lobby designs, from the sleek look of The Standard, which kicks off the above gallery, to the still-unusual two-story fish tank in the lobby of the Flatiron Hotel. Go ahead, have a look.
?Research by David Stein
· The 38 Essential New York City Hotels [Curbed]
· Hotels Week 2013 archive [Curbed]