Boutique Design magazine has revealed the finalists for the 2018 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. The industry’s oldest and most prestigious distinction honoring outstanding interior design work in hospitality, the Gold Key awards recognize the visionary firms who created the most innovative projects in 21 categories. Nearly 400 submitters vied for top honors in the 38th annual competition.

BEST ECO-CONSCIOUS OR SOCIALLY-CONSCIOUS HOTEL


Design Firm: Perkins + Will, Boston
Project: Hotel Grinnell, Grinnell, Iowa
Clients: Grinnell Center LLC, Grinnell, Iowa (owner); Hotel Grinnell, Grinnell, Iowa (operator); Architect: ID8 Architects, Des Moines, Iowa; Purchasing Company: Catalyst Development, Grinnell, Iowa


Design Firm: Meyer Davis, New York
Project: The Assemblage John Street, New York
Clients: Prodigy Network and Shorewood Real Estate Group (joint venture owners); Kokua Hospitality, San Francisco, California (operator); Architect: Mancini Duffy, New York; Purchasing Company: The Carroll Adams Group, Long Island City, New York


Design Firm: Studio 11 Design, Dallas, Texas;
Project: Hotel Ketchum, Ketchum, Idaho
Client: HayMax Capital, Aspen, Colorado (owner); HayMax Hotels, Aspen, Colorado (operator); Architect: Michael Doty Associates, Ketchum. Idaho; Purchasing Company: Summa Intl., Kailua, Hawaii

BEST LOBBY FOCUSED SERVICE


Design Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong
Project: Mojo Nomad Central, Hong Kong
Client: Ovolo Hotels, Hong Kong (owner/operator); Architect: ALT-254, Hong Kong; Purchasing Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong


Design Firm: Gettys ONE, Chicago
Project: La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown
Client: LQ Management LLC, Irving, Texas; Architect: Epstein Architecture, Chicago; Purchasing Company: The Gettys Group, Chicago


Design Firm: Group One Partners, Boston
Project: Residence Inn D.C. Capitol Hill/Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Client: Stonebridge Cos., Englewood, Colorado (owner/operator); Architect: Hickok Cole, Washington, D.C.; Purchasing Company: The Stroud Group, Columbia, Maryland


Design Firm: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York
Project: Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue New York
Client: The Ascott Limited, Singapore; Architect: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York; Purchasing Company: HPG Intl., LLC, Walnut Creek, California

BEST LOBBY MIDSCALE


Design Firm: Flick∙Mars, Dallas
Project: Chicago Moxy Downtown Hotel
Client: White Lodging, Merrillville, Indiana; Architect: DLR Group, Chicago; Purchasing Company: White Lodging, Merrillville, Indiana


Design Firm: Graduate Hotels In-House Design Team, Chicago
Project: Graduate Minneapolis
Clients: AJ Capital Partners, Chicago (owner); Graduate Hotels, Chicago (operator); Architect: Graduate Hotels, Chicago; Purchasing Company: Slate Procurement, Chicago


Design Firm: HFS Concepts 4, Long Beach, California
Project: Embassy Suites Dallas DFW Airport North, Grapevine, Texas
Client: Atrium Hospitality, Alpharetta, Georgia (owner/operator); Purchasing Company: HFS Concepts 4, Long Beach, California


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York, with ROMAN AND WILLIAMS BUILDINGS AND INTERIORS, New York
Project: Freehand New York
Clients: Alliance Bernstein, New York; Sydell Group, New York (owners); Sydell Group, New York (operator); Architect: IBI Group, New York; Purchasing Company: Sydell Group, New York

BEST LOBBY UPSCALE


Design Firm: McCartan, Inc., New York
Project: Hotel Nia, Autograph Collection, Menlo Park, California
Client: Ensemble Real Estate Investments, Long Beach, California; Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., Culver City, California; Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Calabasas, California


Design Firm: Rottet Studio, Houston, Texas
Project: Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel
Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, LLC, Atlanta; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, Louisville, Colorado


Design Firm: Semple Brown Design, P.C., Denver
Project: Kimpton Hotel Born, Denver
Clients: Continuum Partners, LLC, Denver (owner); Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, San Francisco, California (operator); Architect: BOKA Powell, Dallas; Purchasing Company: The Carroll Adams Group, Orlando, Florida


Design Firm: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario
Project: Bisha Hotel & Residences, Toronto, Ontario
Clients: INK Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario (owner); ICONINK, Toronto, Ontario (F&B operator); Loews Hotels, New York (hotel operator); Architect: Wallman Architects, Toronto, Ontario; Purchasing Company: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario


Design Firm: Sundukovy Sisters, Moscow
Project: Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof, Berlin
Clients: Union Investment, Frankfurt, Germany (owner); AccorHotels, Paris (operator), Purchasing Company: BARAN Projektpartner, Düsseldorf, Germany

BEST LOBBY LUXURY


Design Firm: AB Concept, Hong Kong
Project: Rosewood Sanya, China
Clients: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China (owner); Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Hong Kong (operator); Architect: Goettsch Partners, Chicago; Purchasing Company: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China


Design Firm: LEO A DALY, Dallas
Project: The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton, Hollywood, Florida
Client: Thayer Lodging, Brookfield Hotel Properties (owner), Annapolis, Maryland; Purchasing Company: Martin Stringfellow Associates, Orlando, Florida


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York; Studio Jacques Garcia, Paris
Project: NoMad Los Angeles
Clients: Yucaipa Companies, LLC, Los Angeles (owner); Alliance Bernstein, New York (owner); Sydell Group, New York (operator); Architect: KFA Architecture, Santa Monica, California; Purchasing Firm: Sydell Group, New York

BEST GUESTROOM FOCUSED SERVICE


Design Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong
Project: Mojo Nomad Central, Hong Kong
Client: Ovolo Hotels, Hong Kong; Architect: ALT-254, Hong Kong; Purchasing Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong


Design Firm: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York
Project: Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue New York
Client: The Ascott Limited, Singapore; Architect: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York; Purchasing Company: HPG Intl. LLC, Walnut Creek, California


Design Firm: Natalie Sheedy Interiors, Chicago; DeLaRosa Studio Inc., Chicago
Project: Element Moline, Illinois
Clients: The Amin Group, San Francisco (owner); C-Two Hotels, San Francisco (operator); Architect: Legat Architects, Chicago; Purchasing Company: Purchasing Management Intl., Dallas, Texas

BEST GUESTROOM MIDSCALE


Design Firm: Amanda Sullivan Studio Architecture, PC, New York
Project: Gardens Suites Hotel by Affinia, New York
Client: Denihan Hospitality Group, LLC, New York; Architect: R. Wade Johnson Design, PLLC, St. James, New York; Purchasing Company: The Cardy Group, Toronto


Design Firm: HVS Design, Rockville, Maryland
Project: The Goodwin Hotel, Hartford, Connecticut
Client: RMS Companies, Stamford, Connecticut; Architect: JN+A, Rockville, Maryland; Purchasing Company: Purchasing Dimensions, Somers, Connecticut


Design Firm: Merriman Anderson Architects, Dallas, Texas
Project: Cambria Downtown Dallas, Texas
Clients: Kirtland Realty, Dallas, Texas (owner); Fillmore Hospitality, Dallas, Texas (operator); Purchasing Company: James W. Crawford, Tucson, Arizona


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York, with ROMAN AND WILLIAMS BUILDINGS AND INTERIORS, New York; Project: Freehand Los Angeles
Client: Sydell Group, New York; Architect: KFA Architecture, Santa Monica, California; Purchasing Firm: Sydell Group, New York

BEST GUESTROOM UPSCALE


Design Firm: Bill Rooney Studio, Inc., New York
Project: Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, Autograph Collection, Miami Beach, Florida
Clients: Hersha Hospitality Trust, Philadelphia (owner); Autograph Collection, Marriott and Hersha Hospitality Management, Philadelphia (operator); Architect: Kobi Karp, Miami, Florida; Purchasing Company: Hersha Purchasing and Design, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Design Firm: Design Poole Inc., Winter Park, Florida
Project: Delta Resort, Daytona Shores, Florida
Client: Summit Hospitality, Daytona Beach, Florida; Architect: Harter – Adams Architects, Winter Park, Florida; Purchasing Company: Summit Hospitality, Daytona Beach, Florida


Design Firm: Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore
Project: Ahn Luh Qiandaohu, Zhejiang Province
Client: Shanghai Golden Union Investment Group Co. Ltd, Shanghai; Architect: Ezhen Design, Shanghai; Purchasing Company: Shanghai Golden Union Investment Group Co. Ltd, Shanghai


Design Firm: LEO Global Design Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China
Project: Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort, Longmen, Huizhou, Guangdong, China
Client: Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd., Guangdong, China; Hilton, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; Architect: Guangzhou Residential Building Design Institute Co. Ltd, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China; Purchasing Company: Guangzhou Heguan Decoration Engineering Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, Guangdong, China


Design Firm: Studio GAIA, New York
Project: W Panama, Panama City, Panama
Client: F&F Properties, Panama City, Panama; Architect: F&F Properties, Panama City, Panama; Purchasing Company: F&F Properties, Panama City, Panama


Design Firm: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario
Project: Bisha Hotel & Residences, Toronto, Ontario
Clients: INK Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario (owner); ICONINK, Toronto, Ontario (F&B operator); Loews Hotels, New York (hotel operator); Architect: Wallman Architects, Toronto, Ontario; Purchasing Company: Studio Munge, Toronto

BEST GUESTROOM LUXURY


Design Firm: AB Concept, Hong Kong
Project: Rosewood Sanya, China
Clients: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China (owner); Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Hong Kong (operator); Architect: Goettsch Partners, Chicago; Purchasing Company: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China


Design: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design, Los Angeles
Project: Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara, California
Client: 35 State Street Hotel Partners, LLC. (owner/operator); Architect: DesignArc, Santa Barbara, California; Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Las Vegas


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York; Studio Jacques Garcia, Paris
Project: NoMad Los Angeles
Clients: Yucaipa Companies, LLC, Los Angeles; Alliance Bernstein, New York (owners); Sydell Group, New York (operator); Architect: KFA Architecture, Santa Monica, California; Purchasing Company: Sydell Group, New York


Design Firm: Wimberly Interiors, New York
Project: Rosewood Baha Mar, Nassau, Bahamas
Clients: CTF BM Operations, Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas (owner); Rosewood Hotels & Resorts (operator); Architect: SB Architects, Coral Gables, Florida; Purchasing Company: Parker International, Miami


Design Firm: Wimberly Interiors, London
Project: St. Regis Astana, Kazakhstan
Clients: MG Holding, Astana, Kazakhstan (owner); Marriott Intl., St. Regis (operator); Architect: WATG, London; Purchasing Company: Piatek Hospitality Procurement, Breezand, The Netherlands

BEST SUITE


Design Firm: Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU), Dallas, Texas
Project: Hotel ZaZa Memorial City, Houston, Texas
Clients: MetroNational, Houston, Texas (owner); Z Resorts, Houston, Texas (operator); Architect: Kirksey Architecture, Houston, Texas; Purchasing Company: Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU), Dallas, Texas


Design Firm: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Design, Los Angeles
Project: Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara, California
Client: 35 State Street Hotel Partners, LLC. (owner/operator); Architect: DesignArc, Santa Barbara, California; Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Las Vegas


Design Firm: McCartan, Inc., New York
Project: Hotel Nia, Autograph Collection, Menlo Park, California
Client: Ensemble Real Estate Investments, Long Beach, California; Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., Culver City, California; Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Calabasas, California


Design Firm: Meyer Davis, New York
Project: Four Seasons Papagayo, Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
Clients: GenCom, Miami (owner); Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Toronto, Ontario (operator); Architect: Zurcher Arquitectos, San José, Costa Rica; Purchasing Company: The Parker Company, Miami


Design Firm: V Starr Interiors, West Palm Beach, Florida
Project: The V Suite at The Hotel at Midtown, Chicago
Client: Midtown Athletic Club, Chicago; Architect: DMAC Architecture, Evanston, Illinois; Purchasing Company: Construction Concepts Management, Evanston, Illinois

BEST NIGHTCLUB/LOUNGE


Design Firm: AB Concept, Hong Kong
Project: Bar Trigona at Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Clients: Venus Assets SDN BHD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (owner); Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Toronto (operator); Architect: NRY Architects SDN BHD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Purchasing Company: Venus Assets SDN BHD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Design Firm: Built, Inc., Los Angeles
Project: Poppy, West Hollywood, California
Client: The H.Wood Group, West Hollywood, California; Architect: Built, Inc., Los Angeles; Purchasing Company: Built, Inc., Los Angeles


Design Firm: Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago, under a consulting agreement with Gensler, Las Vegas
Project: Rosina Cocktail Bar and Lounge at the Palazzo Las Vegas
Clients: Las Vegas Sands Corp., Las Vegas (owner/operator); Architect: Gensler, Las Vegas; Purchasing Firm: Las Vegas Sands Corp., Las Vegas


Design Firm: Studio 11 Design, Dallas, Texas
Project: Analog at Hutton Hotel, Nashville
Client: Watermark Capital, Chicago; Architect: Tuck Hinton Architects, Nashville; Purchasing Firm: Martin Stringfellow Associates, Orlando, Florida

BEST EMERGING HOTEL CONCEPT


Hotelier: Huazhu Hotel Group, Beijing
Hotel Concept: VUE Hotel
Design for inaugural property (VUE Hou Hai, Beijing); MINISTRY OF DESIGN PTE LTD, Singapore; Architecture for inaugural property (VUE Hou Hai, Beijing) MINISTRY OF DESIGN PTE LTD, Singapore; Purchasing Company: VUE Hotel Houhai, Beijing


Hotelier: INK Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario
Hotel Concept: Bisha Hotel & Residences
Design for inaugural property (Bisha Hotel & Residences, Toronto, Ontario): Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario; Architecture for inaugural property: Wallman Architects, Toronto, Ontario; Operators for inaugural property: ICONINK, Toronto, Ontario (F&B operator); Loews Hotels, New York (hotel operator); Purchasing company for inaugural property: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario


Hotelier: Ovolo Hotels, Hong Kong
Hotel Concept: Mojo Nomad
Design and architecture for inaugural property (Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour): KplusK associates, Hong Kong; Purchasing for inaugural property: KplusK associates, Hong Kong


Hotelier: The Kor Group, San Francisco, California/Proper Hospitality, Santa Monica, California
Hotel Concept: Proper Hotels
Designer for inaugural property (San Francisco Proper Hotel, California): Kelly Wearstler, Los Angeles; Architect for inaugural property:Hornberger + Worstell, San Francisco, California; Purchasing company for inaugural property: Canoe Hospitality, El Segundo, California

BEST RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING


Design Firm: AB Concept, Hong Kong
Project: The Fishmonger at Rosewood Sanya, China
Clients: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China (owner); Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, Hong Kong (operator); Architect: Goettsch Partners, Chicago; Purchasing Company: Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd., Guangzhou, China


Design Firm: Blueplate, a Wilson Associates Studio, New York
Project: Chica at The Venetian Las Vegas
Clients: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (owner); 50 Eggs, Inc., Miami, Florida (operator); Architect: Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design, Princeton, New Jersey; Purchasing Company: Wilson Associates, New York


Design Firm: Goddard Littlefair, London
Project: BABA at Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, United Kingdom
Clients: Starwood Capital, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner at the time of project completion); Principal Hotel Co., Harrogate, N. Yorkshire, United Kingdom (operator at time of project completion); Architect: 3DReid, Glasgow, United Kingdom; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, London


Design Firm: Mister Important Design, Oakland, California
Project: The Province at Bay 101 Casino, San Jose, California
Client: Chris Yeo Group, San Mateo, California; Architect: Kenneth Rodriguez and Partners Inc., Mountain View, California; Purchasing Company: IKey Inc., San Jose, California


Design Firm: Rockwell Group, New York
Project: Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beers at The Venetian Las Vegas
Client: Las Vegas Sands Corp., Las Vegas (owner/operator); Architect: Moser Architecture Studio, Las Vegas; Purchasing Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (Purchasing Dept.), Las Vegas


Design Firm: Sundukovy Sisters; Moscow
Project: Community, Moscow
Client: Sinisha Lazarevich, Moscow; Architect: Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya

BEST RESTAURANT FINE DINING


Design Firm: AvroKO, New York
Project: Somerset at Viceroy Chicago
Clients: Convexity Properties (owner); Boka Restaurant Group, Chicago (operator); Architect: Goettsch Partners, Chicago; Purchasing Company: The Gettys Group, Chicago


Design Firm: BASILE Studio, San Diego, California
Project: Born & Raised, San Diego, California
Client: CH Projects, San Diego, California; Purchasing Company: BASILE Studio, San Diego, California


Design Firm: Steve Leung Design Group Ltd., Hong Kong; Kengo Kuma and Associates, Tokyo
Project: Ta-ke Japanese Restaurant, Hong Kong
Client: 1957 & Co. (Hospitality) Ltd. (owner/operator), Hong Kong; Architect: Kengo Kuma and Associates, Tokyo


Design Firm: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario
Project: Akira Back at Bisha Hotel & Residences, Toronto, Ontario
Clients: INK Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario (owner); ICONINK, Toronto, Ontario (F&B operator); Loews Hotels, New York (hotel operator); Architect: Wallman Architects, Toronto, Ontario; Purchasing Company: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario

BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN


Design Firm: Anda Andrei Design, New York; bonetti/kozerski architecture, New York
Project: Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, New Jersey
Clients: iStar, New York (owner/operator); Architect: bonetti/kozerski architecture, New York; Purchasing Company: iStar, New York


Design Firm: CoberKoeda, Inc., Dallas, Texas; WILSON-RED, Dallas, Texas
Project: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at Boutique Design New York 2017, New York
Client: HMG, LLC, Blue Ash, Ohio (owner/operator)


Design Firm: CORE architecture + design, Washington, D.C.
Project: The Social at Hilton Headquarters, McLean, Virginia
Clients: Hilton, McLean, Virginia (owner); Sodexo (operator); Purchasing Company: Washington Group Solutions; Washington, D.C.


Design Firm: Jeffrey Beers Intl., New York;
Project: The Market at Waterside District, Norfolk, Virginia
Clients: The Cordish Companies, Baltimore, Maryland (owner/operator); Architect: BCT Architects, Baltimore, Maryland; Purchasing Company: Leap Hospitality, Liberty, Missouri


Design Firm: Studio 11 Design, Dallas, Texas
Project: Writer’s Studios at Hutton Hotel
Client: Watermark Capital, Chicago; Architect: Tuck Hinton Architects, Nashville; Purchasing Firm: Martin Stringfellow Associates, Orlando, Florida


Design Firm: Wimberly Interiors, a design studio of WATG, London
Project: Belmond Venice-Simplon Orient Express Grand Suites, London
Client: Belmond Ltd., London (owner/operator); Purchasing Company: Belmond Ltd., London

JUDGES’ SO COOL


Design Firm: Blue Sky Hospitality, London
Project: MiniMix at The Megaro, London
Client: St. Pancras Hotel Group, London: Purchasing Firm: St. Pancras Hotels Group, London


Design Firm: Rockwell Group, New York; AHA Universo, Zapopan, Jalisco
Project: Casa Calavera, Herringbone, Il Forno di Gio, OMNIA Dayclub, pool bars and SHOREbar at Vidanta Los Cabos; San José del Cabo
Client: Grupo Vidanta, Nayarit


Design Firm: Rockwell Group, New York
Project: Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge, New York
Clients: Lightstone Group, New York (owner/operator); TAO Group, New York (operator); Architect: Stonehill Taylor, New York; Purchasing Company: HPG Intl., Walnut Creek, California


Design Firm: Stylt Trampoli, Gothenburg, Sweden
Project: Downtown Camper by Scandic, Stockholm, Sweden;
Client: Scandic Hotels Group, Stockholm, Sweden; Architecture: Stylt Trampoli, Gothenburg, Sweden; Purchasing Company: Scandic Hotels Group, Stockholm, Sweden


Design Firm: Stylt Trampoli, Gothenburg, Sweden
Project: Mini Chef at LEGO®House, Billund, Denmark
Client: LEGO Group (owner); LEGO®House, Billund, Denmark (operator); Architect: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen, London, New York; Purchasing Company: LEGO Group, Billund, Denmark


Design Firm: Sundukovy Sisters, Moscow
Project: Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof, Germany
Clients: Union Investment, Frankfurt, Germany (owner); AccorHotels, Paris (operator), Purchasing Company: BARAN Projektpartner, Düsseldorf, Germany

BEST RESORT


Design Firm: EDG Interior Architecture + Design, Novato, California; Architect: Houston/Tyner, Torrance, California
Project: westdrift Manhattan Beach, Autograph Collection, Manhattan Beach, California
Client: Westmont Hospitality Group, Houston, Texas; Purchasing Firm: HPG Intl., LLC, Walnut Creek, California


Design Firm: Meyer Davis New York; Architect: Zurcher Arquitectos, San José, Costa Rica
Project: Four Seasons Papagayo, Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
Clients: GenCom, Miami (owner); Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Toronto, Ontario (operator); Purchasing Company: The Parker Company, Miami


Design Firm: Parker-Torres Design Inc., Sudbury, Massachusetts; Wimberly Interiors, New York; Architect: Houston/Tyner, Torrance, California
Project: The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona
Clients: Host Hotels & Resorts (owner) Bethesda, Maryland; The Luxury Collection, Marriott Intl., Bethesda, Maryland (operator); Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, Louisville, Colorado


Design Firm: Stylt Trampoli, Gothenburg, Sweden; Architect: Krook & Tjäder, Gothenburg, Sweden
Project: Niehku Mountain Villa, Riksgränsen, Sweden
Clients: Polarexpressen AB, Gothenburg, Sweden (owner/operator); Purchasing Company: Stylt Trampoli, Gothenburg, Sweden


Design Firm: Wimberly Interiors, New York City; Alexander Waterworth Interiors, London; Architect: SB Architects, Coral Gables, Florida
Project: Rosewood Baha Mar, Nassau, The Bahamas
Clients: CTF BM Operations, Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas (owner); Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Nassau, The Bahamas (operator); Purchasing Company: The Parker Company, Miami

BEST HOTEL FOCUSED SERVICE


Design Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong
Project: Mojo Nomad Central, Hong Kong
Client: Ovolo Hotels, Hong Kong; Architect: ALT-254, Hong Kong; Purchasing Firm: ALT-254, Hong Kong


Design Firm: Natalie Sheedy Interiors, Chicago; DeLaRosa Studio Inc., Chicago; Architect: Legat Architects, Chicago
Project: Element Moline, Illinois
Client: The Amin Group, San Francisco, California (owner); Ctwo Hotels, San Francisco, California (operator); Purchasing Company: Purchasing Management Intl., Dallas, Texas


Design Firm: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York
Project: Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue New York
Client: The Ascott Limited, Singapore; Architect: TPG Architecture, LLP, New York; Purchasing Company: HPG Intl., Walnut Creek, California

BEST HOTEL MIDSCALE


Design Firm: Brand Bureau (a division of AvroKO), New York Architect: Signum Architecture, St. Helena, California
Project: Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa, Calistoga, California
Clients: Calistoga Hotel Group LP, Deerfield, Illinois (owner); Filament Hospitality, New York (operator); Purchasing Company: Beyer Brown, Orlando, Florida


Design Firm: Deborah Berke Partners, New York (interior design/architecture); Architect: Flynn Battaglia Architects (architects of record/executive architect); Good Clancy (historic preservation consultant)
Project: The Hotel Henry at the Richardson Olmsted Campus, Buffalo, New York
Clients: Richardson Center Corp., Buffalo, New York (owner); Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center, Buffalo, New York (operator); Purchasing Company: Bray Whaler, Centennial, Colorado


Design Firm: MARKZEFF, Brooklyn, New York; Architect: Gonzalez Architecture, Miami, Florida
Project: Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, California
Clients: Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, New York (owner); Joie de Vivre, San Francisco, California (operator); Purchasing Company: Ramsey Associates, San Francisco, California


Design Firm: Stonehill Taylor, New York; Architect: ESa Architects, Nashville; Project: Holston House, Nashville
Client: HRI Properties LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, Louisville, Colorado


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York, with ROMAN AND WILLIAMS BUILDINGS AND INTERIORS, New York; Architect: IBI Group, New York
Project: Freehand New York
Clients: Alliance Bernstein, New York; Sydell Group, New York (owners); Sydell Group, New York (operator); Purchasing Company: Sydell Group, New York

BEST HOTEL UPSCALE


Design Firm: Goddard Littlefair, London; Architect: 3DReid Architects, Glasgow, U.K.
Project: The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, U.K.
Clients: Starwood Capital, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner at time of completion), Principal Hotel Co., London; (operator at time of completion); Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, London


Design Firm: HKS, Inc., Dallas, Texas (interior design and architecture)
Project: W Hotel Washington, Bellevue, Washington
Clients: Kemper Development Co., Bellevue, Washington (owner); Marriott Intl., Bethesda, Maryland (operator); Purchasing Company: Beyer Brown Associates, Baltimore, Maryland


Design Firm: Ian Schrager Company, New York; Herzog & de Meuron, Basel (interior design and architecture)
Project: PUBLIC New York, New York
Client: Ian Schrager Company, New York


Design Firm: McCartan, Inc., New York; Architect: Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., Culver City, California
Project: Hotel Nia, Autograph Collection, Menlo Park, California
Clients: Ensemble Real Estate Investments, Long Beach, California (owner/operator); Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Calabasas, California


Design Firm: MINISTRY OF DESIGN PTE LTD, Singapore; MINISTRY OF DESIGN PTE LTD, Singapore
Project: VUE Hotel Hou Hai, Beijing, China
Clients: VUE Hotel, Beijing, China (owner/operator); Architect: VUE Hou Hai, Beijing; (MINISTRY OF DESIGN PTE LTD); Purchasing Company: VUE Hotel Houhai, Beijing


Design Firm: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario
Project: Bisha Hotel & Residences, Toronto, Ontario
Clients: INK Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario (owner); ICONINK, Toronto, Ontario (F&B operator); Loews Hotels, New York (hotel operator); Architect: Wallman Architects, Toronto, Ontario; Purchasing Company: Studio Munge, Toronto, Ontario

BEST HOTEL LUXURY


Design Firm: Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), London; Architect: Feigin Architects, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Project: Orient Jerusalem by Isrotel Exclusive Collection, Jerusalem
Client: Isrotel, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Jerusalem; Purchasing Company: Isrotel, Tel Aviv, Israel


Design Firm: MKV Design, London; Architects: Patrik Dierks Norbert Sachs Architekten BDA, Berlin, Germany (Alpine Spa); Russli Architekten, Lucerne, Switzerland (Bürgenstock Hotel)
Project: Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa, Lucerne, Switzerland
Clients: Katara Hospitality, Zug, Switzerland (owner); Bürgenstock Resort (operator); Purchasing Company: Katara Hospitality, Zug, Switzerland


Design Firm: Pierre-Yves Rochon Inc. (PYR), Chicago and Paris, France; Architects: Gensler; Perkins + Will, Los Angeles; Pierre-Yves Rochon Inc. (PYR) Chicago and Paris
Project: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, California
Clients: Oasis West Realty, Los Angeles (owner); Hilton (operator); Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Las Vegas


Design Firm: Sydell Group, New York; Studio Jacques Garcia, Paris, France; Architect: KFA Architecture, Santa Monica, California
Project: NoMad Los Angeles
Client: Yucaipa Companies, LLC, Los Angeles; Alliance Bernstein, New York (owners); Sydell Group, New York (operator); Purchasing Company: Sydell Group, New York

Designer of the Year


Sundukovy Sisters, Moscow

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