Boutique Design - May 2017 - 2
VOLUME 13 | ISSUE 4
LIFE STYLISTS | 24
Design is just one part of the magic that makes hotels feel so livable. Find
out how the brains behind disruptors Nobu Hospitality, Ace Hotel/Atelier
Ace and Shade Hotels integrate the interiors package into an aspirational
magnet that draws guests and locals.
FROM THE EDITOR | 4
IN THIS ISSUE | 6
THE BUZZ | 8
MID-TIER MOD SQUAD | 32
PRODUCTS: LIGHTING | 62
Looking for some cutting-edge inspiration? Then, take a look at the mid-tier
and select-service sectors. Mega midscale flags are ditching yesteryear's
clone aesthetic with the help of new prototypes and creatives who have
mastered all things boutique. The result is a new wave of rule breakers that
are putting upscale competitors and independents on notice.
PRODUCTS: CASEGOODS | 76
EXIT INTERVIEW | 92
STAR SPEC | 44
Even sky's-the-limit ideas require real-world context to stand out.
The Gettys Group's interior and branding scheme for Hotel LeVeque,
Autograph Collection, in Ohio's capital city brings an iconic tower's art
deco roots to new heights with interstellar influences.
BIG BOX HOTELS WITH BOUTIQUE ATTITUDES | 50
Big and bespoke are no longer mutually exclusive. A trio of hotels from Spain
to Bahrain to the U.S. shows scaling up doesn't mean diluting the design
impact. Instead, surprising solutions and a smart approach to floorplans lay
the groundwork for properties guests want to escape to, not from.
boutiquedesign.com MAY 2017
ON THE COVER
Ace Hotel/Atelier Ace
Photo: Lindsey Byrnes