By Maria Pedone
March 06, 2014

Miami’s SLS Brickell hotel won’t open its doors until 2015, but elaborate plans from designer Philippe Starck already have us obsessed.

Like Starck’s existing properties in Beverly Hills, South Beach, Las Vegas and New York, the SLS Brickell will flaunt a playful-but-polished vibe, attracting Lincoln Road regulars and an artsy crowd from the nearby Perez Art Museum Miami and upcoming Brickell CitiCentre complex.

A total of 133 rooms and suites will greet guests next year, but it’s the 450 condo residences that will bring a unique urban culture to the property; not to mention 10,000-square-feet of foodie paradise (restaurants, pool bars) all manned by culinary director Jose Andres and James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz. And that rule about waiting an hour before swimming? We don’t buy it—we’ll be headed straight for the Sky Roof pool.

Maria Pedone is a Digital Editorial Assistant at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @mariapedestrian.