Deborah Lloyd Forrest
Deborah Lloyd Forrest, who founded ForrestPerkins in 1998, has achieved distinction as an industry leader in hospitality design throughout her career, which spans more than 30 years. From work early in her career on such acclaimed hotels as The Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia for Canadian Pacific Hotels and Resorts, now Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Ms. Forrest began focusing on landmark and luxury hotels. More recently, Hilton selected Ms. Forrest to create the design story and branding guide for its Waldorf Astoria brand. With her design agility, she is equally as comfortable designing contemporary properties as classic and has led the firm in many successful modern hotel, multiresidential and high-end single family projects as well.
Ms. Forrest is a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers, in 2000, and in 2004 ASID designated her as its Designer of Distinction for the outstanding contribution her work has made to the profession of Interior Design. Also in 2004, Hospitality Design magazine elected Ms. Forrest to its prestigious Platinum Circle. Ms. Forrest’s award-winning designs have been featured in a number of highly respected publications.