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FINALIST

BREATHLESS SUITE AT HOTEL ZAZA MEMORIAL CITY
HOUSTON

more importantly fading trends. Make appropriate material
choices that will achieve a classic aesthetic as well, just like
the starlets of the '30s and '40s.
THE CHALLENGE: Maintain glamour while still creating
a sense of residential comfort. Ornate metal framings and
details are complemented by a fanciful antelope carpet in the
master bedroom. A dramatic chandelier crowns an intimate
seating area in the living space. An antique mantel adds an
elegant patina.

DESIGN FIRM: Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU), Dallas
THE COMMISSION: Craft a unique personality for the Breath-

less suite-one of eight specialty suites within the hotel. For this
go-around, keep it edgy with mixed metals and textures that
achieve an old Hollywood glam aesthetic, providing a residential
feel built off of luxe materials.
THE CHARRETTE: Edgy doesn't have to equate to trendy, or
FINALIST

PRESIDENTIAL SUITE,
HOTEL CALIFORNIAN

COUR TE S Y OF Z RE SOR TS; DOUGL A S FRIEDM AN; SCOT T JOHNSON

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

THE COOL STUFF: "Mixed metals and textures are used
throughout the suite to provide glamorous, unexpected pairings," explains Kimberley Miller, ceo and design principal
with DMU. The artwork supports this goal significantly as it
complements the décor without overwhelming it.
THE CARRY-OUT: Create relatable luxury with material
selections that provide both the warmth and opulence to
achieve both. Juxtapose decorative metal accents with soft
textures and hands to build a moody, yet soft and romantic
design.

DESIGN FIRM: Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Design, Los Angeles
THE COMMISSION: Elect to design a new

kind of presidential suite by juxtaposing the
historic Spanish Revival architectural style of
Santa Barbara with modern Moorish interiors.
Honor the city's traditions while still making
it a major highlight of the waterfront Funk
Zone revitalization.
THE CHARRETTE: Mix messages. "Inspired

by the Gio Ponti-designed Italian hotels of the
1950s, the design layers mid-century furnishings, Moroccan accessories and themes and
traditional Portuguese antiques," says Martyn
Lawrence Bullard, founder of Martyn Lawrence
Bullard Design. The suite maintains consistency with the property's geometric elements,

SOURCES
OWNER: MetroNational, Houston;
OPERATOR: Z Resorts, Houston;
DESIGN FIRM: Duncan Miller
Ullmann, Dallas: Kimberley Miller,
ceo and design principal; Chad
Rogers, vice president; Megan
Ybarra Haney, senior designer;
Pamela Vaughan, Brittany
Cutler, project designers; Wendy
Mancha, purchasing; ARCHITECT:
Kirksey Architecture, Houston;
PURCHASING COMPANY:
Duncan Miller Ullman, Dallas;
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Anslow
Bryant Construction, Houston;
DESIGN CONSULTANTS: Duncan
Miller Ullman (lighting design
and procurement purchasing);
ARCHITECTURAL MATERIALS:
Neal & Co.; ART & ACCESSORIES:
American Art Resources;
Indiewalls; BATH & SPA: Brizo;
Hansgrohe; Newport Brass; RH
Contract; FABRICS: Clarence
House; Harlequin; Pierre Frey;
Reid Witlin; FLOORCOVERINGS:
Arizona Tile; Bolon; Tile Shop;
FURNITURE: Coast to Coast
Designs; Ligne Roset; Revolution;
Scott & Cooner; LIGHTING: Jean
de Merry; Lusive; Renwil; RH
Contract; WALLCOVERINGS: Area
Environments; Jakob Schlaepfer;
Koroseal; Philip Jeffries; WINDOW
TREATMENTS: Quilt Craft

such as the custom-designed tile wainscoting
that serves as a monochromatic backdrop to
the bold pops of emerald green and gilded brass
accents in the space.
THE COOL STUFF: The natural beauty of
Santa Barbara also serves as a heavy influence on the interiors as they are peppered with
pieces from the custom-curated collection of
art and curios that reference the beach town's
scenery. Other stand-outs within the presidential suite include gilded snake sconces, a
custom cocktail bar and direct access to the
hotel's rooftop event space.
THE CARRY-OUT: Blending patterns can be

tricky. Placement, repeats and color can all
help maintain a level of style, rather than a
look of disorganization.

SOURCES
OWNER/OPERATOR: 35 State Street Hotel Partners, LLC, Los Angeles; DESIGN FIRM: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design, Los Angeles:
Martyn Lawrence Bullard; Sergio Osorio; Jane Chen; Marvin Padilla; Laura lee Compton; Britney Recker; Georgia Howe; Ulf Anderson;
Michael Green; Indie La Londe; Madison Lawyer; Catalina Byrd; Maureen Perez; Kimberly Hanson; ARCHITECT: Design ARC, Los
Angeles; PURCHASING COMPANY: Project Dynamics, Las Vegas; GENERAL CONTRACTOR: MATT Construction, Los Angeles;
ART & ACCESSORIES: Treason Gallery; voila! Creative Studio; BATH & SPA: Kallista; Kohler; FABRICS: Clarence House; Martyn
Lawrence Bullard Fabrics; Pindler; Perennials; Scalamandre; FLOORCOVERINGS: Bentley Mills; FURNITURE: Artistic Frame; Design
Quest Custom; Eric Brand; Palacek; LIGHTING: Chapman; SURFACING MATERIALS: Ann Sacks; Buena Tile + Stone; WINDOW
TREATMENTS: Interior Specialties Group

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The Buzz
2018 Gold Key Awards: The Why Factor
Q+A:S+S=Success
Products: Casegoods
Products: Lighting
Exit Interview
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