Boutique Design - January/February 2009 - (Page 52)

BATH AND SPA SECTION BY WANDA JANKOWSKI A Future Built On Today Karen Daroff Shares Insights into Bath Trends W hen it comes to the creation of upscale hospitality spaces it is fun to imagine a future filled with design ideas vastly different from the concepts put into practice today. But the reality is that basic human desires and needs generally remain constant and predictions for what will be in vogue in bath design for 2009 will draw from what exists today. To put the near future into proper perspective, Karen Daroff, president and principal in charge of design at Philadelphia- based Daroff Design Inc. + DDI Architect, PC, gazes into the crystal ball to define not so much what will change, but what won’t Photo by: Durston Saylor in the bath design arena for 2009. Left: Asian-influenced design in the bathroom at Table 31, created by Daroff Design. 52 • boutique DESIGN january/february 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Boutique Design - January/February 2009

Boutique Design - January/February 2009
Boutique Buzz
Designer’s Eye
Ian Schrager on Edition, His Partnership with Marriott
Business Sense
Niche. Improvement. Escape. The State of the Industry: Now and the Future
Industry Research
Three Firms Fight On
The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking
Simeone Deary Design
Haute Suites
Shopping the Market: Tabletop
Shopping the Market: Seating
Jeffrey S. Degen, AIA On Reasons Why the Time is Right for Hotel Development
Wanda Jankowski Speaks to Karen Daroff about Bathroom Trends
Calendar/ Advertisers Index

Boutique Design - January/February 2009