AC Hotels x S’well — Design Meets Function

Aug 30, 2018 · 3 min read

It’s often through travel that our best ideas arrive. For Sarah Kauss, a vacation proved to be the fertile grounds that pushed her lofty dreams to reduce plastic bottle use into a stylish, earth-friendly reality.

Kauss founded S’well Bottle in 2010, with the mission, in her words, “to rid the world of plastic bottles. [She] believed that if we made a crave-worthy bottle that combined fashion with function, people would stop buying disposable bottles, and we could reduce single-use plastic consumption worldwide.”

Use their beautiful design to help keep your drinks as you wish them to be during your stay.

While S’well beverage containers may simply look (very) pretty on the outside, the incredible thought and detail that go into each bottle bring form and function together in far more ways than meets the eye. Sitting at the crossroads of desire and efficiency they, like AC Hotels, are beautifully designed, thoughtfully conscious and stand as a symbol for a life lived with a tasteful touch of extra detail. From being eco-friendly, to their stunning exterior design, to a triple-walled thermal technology that reduces condensation, each bottle carries with it a legacy that’s both beautiful and life-changing. And it’s with that shared vision in mind that AC Hotels is proud to partner with S’well and collaborate with a brand that values the details in the same way that we do.

With a simple statement to be, “Beautiful. Sustainable. Charitable,” it’s perhaps no surprise that S’well rapidly grew from a concept born while traveling to the fastest-growing female-owned company in the country. A cornerstone of the company’s mission is to rid the world of plastic bottles.

Plus, partnering with major global organizations such as UNICEF and (RED), S’well indeed creates, “products that are both beautiful and eco-friendly, that infuse innovation with inspiration, and that continue to give back to communities in need,” says Kauss. But let’s get back to those fantastic design details, shall we?

Pause for a moment from your busy day and behold the S’well bottles in the AC Hotels’ store, conference rooms and breakfast areas. It’s hard not to notice their sleek, yet subtly stunning style that reflects the hotel spaces in which they’re placed. Each vessel is of the highest quality, made of vacuum-insulated, high-grade 18/8 stainless steel and features ThermaS’well, a unique technology that creates a condensation-free exterior and keeps liquids cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12. Of course, the bottles are also BPA-free and reusable. And they naturally look just as beautiful filled with wine at the AC Lounge, as they do next to your computer, or in your backpack as you walk around the city.

Use their beautiful design to help keep your drinks as you wish them to be during your stay. Create smart habits that help the planet with a fashionable hydration accessory by your side. Chosen for their superior design and thermal capabilities, we hope that their smart, simple and sleek way of making life easier can add an extra detail to your travels that you will take with you for journeys to come.


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