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Acclaimed Spanish Artist Transforms The Little Nell’s Lobby and Living Room

December 22, 2020

UNVEILING THE LITTLE NELL’S NEW LOBBY + LIVING ROOM Renovation by Luis Bustamante Interiors of Spain Completed for Ski Season 2020/2021 Symmetry, light and harmonic proportions all play a part in The Little Nell’s new lobby and living room, renovated by the acclaimed firm, Luis Bustamante Interior Design of Spain. Completed in time for the… Read More

We Appreciate You!

November 17, 2020

As we approach the beginning of the holiday season, we extend heartfelt thanks to our hospitality colleagues for their support and resilience this year. We feel fortunate to be in an industry that quickly innovates and adapts to new challenges. Happy Thanksgiving! We wish you a beautiful, safe holiday.            … Read More

‘Wandermust’ & Other Predictions for the Future of Travel

October 21, 2020

As the worldwide hospitality industry wraps up one of its most challenging years in decades, industry prognosticators are busy issuing trend reports and tentative predictions for what’s to come. Even the best crystal balls are more like snow globes at this point, as we anticipate the next shake-up. Trend talk includes innovative ‘distanced’ design concepts… Read More

‘Top Gun’ House Rescued by Luxury Resorts – Mission Pacific Hotel & Seabird Resort, Oceanside, CA

October 20, 2020

A tiny Victorian beach house was put on wheels and rolled along Oceanside, California’s waterfront to become a focal point in the largest beachfront development on the San Diego coastline in over 50 years. Why would developers want this decrepit 500 square foot building in the midst of two spectacular new resorts? The historic 1887… Read More

Shout Out To Colorado’s Women in Architecture

The dramatic new digital projection, “Women in Architecture,” is a larger than life tribute to Colorado’s female and nonbinary AIA members. In partnership with The Denver Theatre District, AIA Colorado uses 10 projectors and 210,000 Lumens of light to project faces of architects and the buildings they’ve helped design onto the Daniels & Fisher Clocktower,… Read More

5-Star Pedigree in Beverly Hills

October 15, 2020

Who doesn’t need a smile these days? Gray Malin, fine art photographer, teamed up with 20 different dog breeds to produce timeless glamor at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows. From a poodle in vintage Hermes — a pug on a pool toy — to designer dogs lounging poolside –these photos are designed to… Read More

Unconventional Aspen – W Aspen & Sky Residences

October 14, 2020

Situated at the base of Aspen Mountain with ski-in/ski-out access, the W Hotel & Sky Residences boast dramatic views and design elements that seamlessly blend today’s hip W aesthetic with historic references to the Ute Native Americans, the 19th century silver mining boom and the Aspen counterculture of the 1960’s. The result is an eclectic… Read More

Notorious. Bold. Transformative – Art Celebrates Empowerment at Hotel Zena, Washington, DC

October 13, 2020

As guests approach the new Hotel Zena in Washington DC, they are met by seven-story tall female warriors on the building’s exterior. Sixty original works of art celebrate female empowerment and gender equality in a collection curated to inspire and ignite conversation. “A light just went off inside of me,” says Andrea Dawson Sheehan, Owner… Read More

Chaminade Resort & Spa – Luxury Coastal Retreat in the Redwoods

September 15, 2020

Chaminade Resort & Spa nestled amidst 300 acres of Redwoods in California’s Santa Cruz mountains provides breathtaking vistas of Monterey Bay and equally inspiring vignettes of its $10 million renovation. San Francisco-based EDG Interior Architecture & Design restored the integrity of the 1930’s Spanish Revival architecture with authentic period details, while updating it in a… Read More

Purchasing in a Pandemic

May 13, 2020

Covid-19 brought a robust hospitality industry with record levels of renovation and construction to a near standstill. Many projects went on hold, while others moved forward with heightened levels of wariness over the financial stability and reliability of factories around the world. Enter the purchasing agent – with an expanded role to play in managing… Read More