Hospitality Design - May 2015 - (Page 145)

perspectives trends lighting design By Alia Akkam 1 ALL AGLOW Exploring the latest in illumination From LEDs to Edison bulbs, lighting solutions are an integral part of any design, making spaces come alive and helping to create the desired ambiance. Here, we talk to several lighting designers about their recent projects where lighting truly sets the stage. Lighting Revitalized A courtyard, glittering under the presence of 500 handmade crystal chandeliers, is an elegant hallmark of the revamped Tavern on the Green. For the recent overhaul of the historic New York restaurant, local firm Focus Lighting wanted to both preserve its longstanding reputation and add new splendor, says Focus founder and president Paul Gregory. "The image of its 1. Hundreds of handmade crystal chandeliers light up Tavern on the Green's courtyard. 2. SLS Las Vegas' Foxtail Pool Club's illuminated pool deck. 2 courtyard with trees wrapped in light defined Tavern on the Green as an icon. The city found it necessary to remove the 100-foot-tall trees, and we were tasked with the challenge of creating a wonderful, dramatic image without them," he explains. And so the team reimagined a captivating chandelier of crystal and light "that provides visitors with a sparkling canopy under the stars that is reminiscent of Warner LeRoy's [famed] Crystal Room," Gregory says. "Along with seven other layers of light that highlight different elements of the architecture and foliage, the courtyard comes alive against the stunning backdrop of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline." May 2015 145

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Hospitality Design - May 2015

Online TOC
From the Editor
Business Sense State of the Industry
Sustainable Studio El Mangroove
Project Breakdown Tuscany Penthouse
Trends Lighting Design
Trends Serviced Apartments
Places Chengdu
Places Dubai
Places Nicaragua
5 Questions for Ingo Schweder
Profile Connie Kolman
Trends Marsala
Window Coverings
HD Expo Preview
From the Show Director
Places Las Vegas
ICFF Preview
ICFF Studio
Drake Devonshire
Baccarat Hotels & Residences New York
Aman Tokyo
Le Cinq Codet
Q&C Hotel/bar
The Goodland
Hotel SP34
Martha Washington
Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
Urban Cowboy
Vincci Gala
Vino Veritas
The Grey
Stacked at Ozo Chaweng Samui
Bottega Americano
Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co.
Parq Restaurant & Nightclub
Ad Index
Back Space

Hospitality Design - May 2015