Month: September 2017


2017 Gold Key Finalists Unveiled

37TH ANNUAL AWARDS PROGRAM HONORS BEST-IN-CLASS HOSPITALITY PROJECTS IN 21 CATEGORIES. Finalists have been announced for HX: The Hotel Experience’s 37th annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, the industry’s oldest and most prestigious awards program, which is sponsored by Boutique Design magazine. Photo above: Finalists in the 2017 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design include the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Courtesy of 1 Hotels Winners in 21 categories will be announced at the Gold…


Ten BDNY Sessions Net CEUS

IDCEC APPROVES CREDITS; AIA OK IS PENDING Ten seminars for the upcoming Boutique Design New York (BDNY) have been certified as eligible for CEU credits from the Interior Design Continuing Education Council Inc. (IDCEC). These same sessions are also seeking CEU accreditation from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Photo above: The CEU-accredited “Up-and-Coming Hoteliers” session at BDNY 2016. That panel was moderated by Boutique Design’s Mary Scoviak and included speakers Mark Keiser of Baccarat Hotels and 1 Hotels; Jay…


Boutique 18 Call for Nominations

SEARCH FOR CLASS OF 2018 OPEN UNTIL SEPT. 29 Boutique Design is seeking to recognize the rising design stars who are creating today’s (and tomorrow’s) most buzzed-about hospitality venues. If you know someone who is changing the game for hotel, restaurant, spa, cruise ship, pop-up, hostel and casino design, nominate them for the 2018 Boutique 18. Eligible interior designers must be working in the hospitality industry and either employed by an interior design, purchasing, architectural firm or hotel company/ownership group….