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Bios Cheryl Rowley For more than twenty years, Cheryl Rowley has provided extraordinary interior design and comprehensive administrative service in the development of distinctive luxury properties. A 1999 recipient of the Platinum Circle Award - the hospitality design community’s highest honor, Cheryl heads a fifteen person design team. Current Rowley hotel clients include Marriott International, The Kohler Company, The Kimpton Group, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, Disney and The Edward Thomas Company. You can reach Cheryl at 310. 843.0101. Chip Conley Founded in 1987 in San Francisco, Chip Conley operates more hotels in Northern California than any other hotelier. Joie de Vivre’s strategic vision is to be the “one-stop-shop for unique Bay Area hospitality experiences”. Currently, they plan on opening the historic Hotel Montgomery in downtown San Jose in late 2003, and building a 200-room downtown hotel on San Francisco’s Embarcadero. You can reach Chip at 800.738.7477. Tom LaTour Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a San Francisco-based company known for its collection of stylish boutique hotels that are coupled with fine chef-driven restaurants. Founded in 1981, the company currently operates 38 hotels and 39 restaurants across the United States and Canada. Kimpton’s combination of boutique-style, four-star service and an adjacent destination restaurant has proven a great success. Anita Degen Anita Degen, IIDA is a principal at Degen & Degen Architecture and Interior Design, are a full-service firm producing distinctive design solutions for the hospitality industry. You can reach Anita at 206.623.6368 Emery Molnar Taisei Construction Corporation, a subsidiary of Taisei Corporation, is the world’s largest construction engineering company, according to Engineering News Records The Top 225 Global Contractors. Headquartered in Cypress, CA, with offices in San Jose, CA and Honolulu, HI, Taisei has constructed a variety of projects across the United States ranging from commercial, hospitality, industrial, hi-tech and tenant improvements. For more information, please visit 65

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - November 2003

NEWH - November 2003
Letter From the Editor
Hospitality News
On the Road Again... IHM&RS Show
Tips on Specs... Guestroom Lighting
Spotlight on the UK
Spotlight on Greater New York
Random Thoughts... Designing Today’s Boutique
Boutique Chain – Is It an Oxymoron?
Developing Boutique Hotels in Historic Structures
Unique Boutiques... The Story of Watertown
Approaching the Design of a Boutique Hotel
What Sets a Boutique Apart from the Rest?
Simplifying CEU’s
Small Business Advice
Industry Partner Education
Sources & Credits

NEWH - November 2003