Month: March 2017


BDNY, BDwest Again Make TSE’s Fastest 50

Trade fairs honored in three growth categories Boutique Design’s trade fairs for hospitality design professionals, BDNY and BDwest, have made Trade Show Executive (TSE) magazine’s Fastest 50 list for 2016. The announcement marks BDNY’s fourth appearance on the roster and BDwest’s third. Both shows were recognized for their growth in number of exhibitors, total attendance and net square feet for the third consecutive year. Of the 87 trade shows TSE recognized for 2016, only 15 were honored in all three…


The James to Debut in West Hollywood

The James West Hollywood-Sunset is set to make its debut in California in May. Designed by international multidisciplinary firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) and owned and developed by Los Angeles-based CIM Group, the property marks the first new-build hotel in West Hollywood in 30 years, as well as the brand’s first hotel on the West Coast. A guest room at The James West Hollywood-Sunset. All photos: Courtesy of The James West Hollywood-Sunset The 286-key hotel, to be managed…


Waldorf Astoria to Debut in Beverly Hills

Pierre-Yves Rochon creates luxury hotel’s interiors Developers of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills in California have offered a sneak peek inside the new luxury hotel. Slated to debut June 1 at the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards, the 170-key property will feature interiors by noted Parisian interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon (PYR). The 12-story hotel—whose exteriors are by Gensler and PYR parent company Perkins+Will—also marks the Hilton brand’s first new build on the West Coast. A guest room…