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2 Warm and cool tones
add contrast to the
library. The industrial
look of the lighting
modernizes the vibe.

PROJECT
PARTICIPANTS
Q&C HOTEL/BAR
OWNERS

Affiliates of Apollo Global
Real Estate
Northview Hotels & Resorts
(NVHG)
OPERATOR

Affiliates Of NVHG
DESIGN FIRM

Kraig Kalashian Architecture
and Design: Kraig Kalashian,
principal; Laura Partica,
lead designer; Joe Morelli,
art director; Walter Brandt,
job captain; Angela Holtz,
procurement
ARCHITECT

Metro Studio
PURCHASING COMPANY

Kraig Kalashian Architecture
and Design
GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Case & Associates

DESIGN CONSULTANTS

APEX Engineering (electrical)
EMB LLC (mechanical)
Morphy Makoplisky Inc.
(structural)
BATH FIXTURES

Kingston Brass Contract
Kohler
RH Contract
Williams-Sonoma Contract
CARPETS
2

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FABRICS

NEW ORLEANS

Baltic Linen
Bernhardt
Duralee
HBF Textiles
Jamie Stern
KRAVET
Ralph Lauren
Robert Allen
Valley Forge Fabrics
Weitzner
WCD

NEW ORLEANS MIGHT be the Big Easy, but Kraig Kalashian, principal, Kraig Kalashian

Architecture and Design was bent on not making the obvious choices. That started with
the blueprint for the project. The two buildings that house the 197-key hotel-formerly the
headquarters of a rail line between Cincinnati and New Orleans, the titular Queen and
Crescent cities-each needed their own identity and a clear link. The original plan for a
canopy connecting the buildings was a no-go, so he had to rethink the approach. The
solution: Moving the entrances onto the same street provided a visual connection, while
still letting the two spaces have a distinct personality within an industrial-chic idiom.
Reinventing the traffic flow (the public spaces are in the larger building and more intimate lounges are in the smaller one) was just the starting point for Kalashian's off-the-grid
vision. He knew he had to hit the obvious high points of lifestyle design's craze for local-
almost all of the FF&E in the hotel is U.S.-made, including casegoods, or in more literal
terms, as in much of the carpet and furniture came from Georgia and North Carolina to
reduce shipping costs and times-but he also knew that he'd have to mine deeper to deliver
the "wow" factor on time and budget.
So, the dozen vendors who helped create the project's lighting had to start with stock parts
like globes and modify them for the materials and palette he wanted. He and his team traveled
to Pennsylvania to look at an antique bar to get a piece that didn't just look "right" but had
earned its patina. The wallpaper in the guest rooms is a visual storyboard for both the city and
the railway. "We came up with the idea of creating a damask print that was made solely from
items inherent to New Orleans or the Railroad.  The great moment of discovery is when guests
realize that the print is not generic and is unique to this hotel," says Kalashian.
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Aqua Hospitality Carpets
Interface
Masland Contract
Surya
Talebloo

FLOORING

Goodwin Heart Pine Company
FURNITURE

AC Furniture
Advanced Cabinetry
Bastille Metal Works
John Celli Custom
IE Furniture
RH Contract
LIGHTING

KRAIG KALASHIAN
KRAIG KALASHIAN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Bruck Lighting
Hester & Cook
Hubbardton Forge
Hudson Goods
Niche Modern
Remington Lamp
Shades of Light
Troy Lighting
Williams-Sonoma Contract
MILLWORK

Oley Valley

WALL COVERINGS AND
MATERIALS

Tri-Kes


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Greek Revival
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Awash in Glamour
Products: Lighting
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