Located next to Hongik Arts University in the Hongdae district of Seoul, Ryse Hotel is housed in a modern skyscraper that also serves as an art gallery, retail space and home to San Franciscan café import Tartine. The hotel is designed with an artistic clientele in mind: Each of its 272 rooms displays art by neighborhood artists, and more than a dozen suites are customized with additional spaces that serve the needs of visiting professionals. On the 15th floor, the rooftop Side Note Club serves up cocktails with views across the city, while hotel restaurant Long Chim specializes in elegant dishes inspired by Thai street food. Ryse Hotel 130 Yanghwa-ro Mapo-gu Seoul 04038 South Korea TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades. Arts & Culture Music Issue 19 On a Grander Scale Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna now may live on the opposite side of the globe, but she’s determined to evolve while staying true to her roots. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Neighborhood: Fire Stations The firefighting profession has evolved over time from Ancient Rome’s rudimentary bucket brigades to today’s sleek life-saving departments.