Month: January 2016


Boutique 18 Honorees Announced

Boutique Design magazine has selected the eleventh annual Boutique 18, its yearly roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers in the hospitality industry. The 2016 honorees will be inducted during a ceremony preceding the fourth annual Boutique Design West (BDwest) trade fair and conference, March 31-April 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Honorees will be feted at the BDwest Opening Reception Celebrating the Boutique 18 on Wednesday, March 30, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, at the Conga Room at LA Live. Honorees…


Fashion Challenge Design Teams Announced

Design teams participating in the NEWH Hospitality Fashion Challenge include:   Aria Group Architects – Oak Park, IL Bricolage – Santa Monica Diamond Interiors LA – Los Angeles EDG Design – Novato, CA ForrestPerkins – San Francisco Gensler – San Francisco HBA International – San Francisco HOK – NY Indidesign – Los Angeles Kay Lang + Associates – Los Angeles KMBR Architects – Vancouver, British Columbia KNA Design – Los Angeles Marriott International – Bethesda, MD Studio Partnership – Hunt…


Fashion Challenge Judges Announced

One winner and one finalist will be determined by a panel of hospitality owners and developers. Judges for this year’s event include:   Michael Fuerstman – Co-Founder & Creative Director, Pendry Hotels / Montage Hotels & Resorts (Orange County) Daniel Hyde – VP of Design, Dev. & Construction, Pacifica Hotels (Santa Barbara) Paula Lemme – Head of Interior Design, All Inclusives Collection (Miami) Tiina Martin – Managing Director of Interior Design, Cachet Hotel Group (Hong Kong) David McCaslin – Executive…