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Boutique Design Trade Fair Unveils 2017 Gold Key Awards Finalists — The 37th annual awards program honors best-in-class hospitality projects in 21 categories.

Boutique Design magazine has announced the finalists for the 2017 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. The industry’s oldest and most prestigious distinction praising leading interior design work in hospitality, the Gold Key awards recognize the visionary firms who created the most innovative projects in 21 distinguished categories. According to the organization, nearly 400 submitters vied for top honors this year.

Therefore, Daily Design News presents award-nominated for this season. CHECK THEM OUT!


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Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 2017 – Incorporated Architecture & Design

BEST ECO-CONSCIOUS OR SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS HOTEL

  • INC Architecture & Design, New York; Marvel Architects, New York; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York
    Client: SH Group, New York
  • Soneva, Bangkok; Habita Architects, Bangkok; Soneva Jani, Noonu Atoll, Maldives
    Client: Soneva, Bangkok

BEST LOBBY BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

  • DesignAgency, Toronto; Generator Rome
    Client: Generator Hostels, London
  • Dialogue 38, Toronto; Walper Hotel, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Client: Perimeter Development Corp., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design, Burlington, Vermont; Mountain Modern Motel, Jackson, Wyoming
    Clients: Crystal Creek Capital, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (owner); Yarrow Group (operator), Jackson Hotel, Wyoming
  • Spacedge Designs, Singapore; Hotel Mono, Singapore
    Client: Eighteen M Pte Ltd., Singapore

BEST LOBBY MIDSCALE

  • Anda Andrei Design LLC, New York; Bonetti Kozerski Studio, New York; Stonehill & Taylor, New York; The Asbury Hotel, New Jersey
    Clients: iStar, New York (owner); Salt Hotels LLC, Asbury Park (operator)
  • Arcsine, Oakland, California; Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, California
    Clients: Ensemble Real Estate Solutions and Investments, Long Beach, California (owner); Woodside Hotels, Menlo Park, California (operator)
  • Stonehill & Taylor, New York; MOXY New Orleans
    Client: Noble Investment Group, Atlanta (owner)
  • Travis Walton Architecture, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia; Tribe Hotel- Perth, West Perth, Australia
    Client: Tribe Hotel Group, Perth, Australia

BEST LOBBY UPSCALE

  • Beleco, Los Angeles; Gensler, Morristown, New Jersey; Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago
    Clients: KHP Capital Partners, San Francisco (owner); Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (operator)
  • Bill Rooney Studio, Inc., New York; St. Gregory Hotel, Independent Collection, Washington, D.C.
    Client: Hersha Hospitality Trust, Philadelphia
  • JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, Denver; The Perry Key West, Florida
    Clients: SIMV Hotel 1, LLC. (owner), Coral Gables, Florida; Hostmark Hospitality (operator), Schaumburg, Illinois
  • Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago; Detroit Foundation Hotel
    Client: Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago

BEST LOBBY LUXURY

  • Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
    Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, New York; The Beekman, New York
    Clients: GFI Development Co., New York (owner); Thompson Hotels, New York (operator)
  • Wilson Associates, Dallas; Fairmont Quasar Istanbul
    Client: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Toronto

BEST GUEST ROOM BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

  • Dubbeldam Architecture + Design, Toronto; Jill Greaves Design Inc.; Walper Hotel, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Client: Perimeter Development Corp., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design, Burlington, Vermont; Mountain Modern Motel, Jackson, Wyoming
    Clients: Crystal Creek Capital, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (owner); Yarrow Group (operator), Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Spacedge Designs, Singapore; Hotel Mono, Singapore
    Client: Eighteen M Pte Ltd., Singapore

BEST GUEST ROOM MIDSCALE

  • Anda Andrei Design LLC, New York; Bonetti Kozerski Studio, New York; Stonehill & Taylor, New York; The Asbury Hotel, New Jersey
    Clients: iStar, New York (owner); Salt Hotels LLC, Asbury Park (operator)
  • JN+A/HVS Design, Rockville, Maryland; Hotel Zero Degrees Danbury, Connecticut
    Clients: RMS Companies, Stamford, Connecticut (owner/operator); Greenwich Hospitality Group, Greenwich, Connecticut (operator)
  • Travis Walton Architecture, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia; Tribe Hotel- Perth, West Perth, Australia
    Client: Tribe Hotel Group, Perth, Australia

BEST GUEST ROOM UPSCALE

  • DESIGN360unlimited, Santa Monica, California; Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
    Client: The Chartres Lodging Group/Kokua Hospitality, San Francisco, California
  • Michaelis Boyd Associates, London; The Principal Manchester, England
    Client: Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner); Principal Hotel Company, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England (operator)
  • Rockwell Group, New York; EMC2, Autograph Collection, Chicago
    Client: SMASHotels, Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago; Detroit Foundation Hotel
    Client: Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago
  • Wimberly Interiors, New York; Hotel 50 Bowery, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, New York
    Client: Two Roads Hospitality, New York

BEST GUEST ROOM LUXURY

  • Champalimaud, New York; Four Seasons Jakarta
    Client: Four Seasons Jakarta
  • Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
    Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • INC Architecture & Design, New York; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York
    Client: SH Group, New York
  • Universal Design Studio, London; At Six, Stockholm
    Client: Nordic PM, Naska, Sweden

BEST SUITE

  • II BY IV DESIGN, Toronto; Crystal Mozart, Los Angeles
    Client: Genting Hong Kong (owner); Crystal Cruises, Los Angeles (operator)
  • Busta Studio, Tappan, New York; W South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida
    Client: Tristar Capital, Los Angeles
  • Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
    Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BEST NIGHTCLUB/LOUNGE

  • blocHaus, Chicago; Apogee Lounge at Dana Hotel & Spa, Chicago
    Client: ACME Hotel Company/Rebel Hospitality, Chicago
  • FFD Inc., Miami, Florida; Ora Nightclub, Miami Beach, Florida
    Client: Ora Hospitality, Miami
  • Rockwell Group, New York; Avenue at Dream Hollywood, Los Angeles
    Client: Dream Hotel Group, New York
  • Rockwell Group, New York; Nightingale Plaza, West Hollywood, California
    Client: sbe, Los Angeles
  • Studio Munge, Toronto; Rebel, Toronto
    Client: INK Entertainment, Toronto

BEST EMERGING HOTEL CONCEPT

  • Quadrum Global, New York; Arlo Hotels, New York
    Designer for inaugural property: AvroKO, New York
  • Hilton, McLean, Virginia; TRU by Hilton, McLean, Virginia
    Designer for inaugural property: FRCH Design Worldwide, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Tribe Hotel Group; Tribe Hotels, West Perth, Australia
    Designer for inaugural property: Travis Walton Architecture, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

BEST RESORT

  • Paulina Morán Design, Cancún, Mexico, Jorge Borja / Grupo BV, Cancún, Mexico; Chablé, Chocholá, Mexico
    Clients: Consorcio Altavista S.A. de C.V., Mexico City (owner); Hamak Hotels, Cancún (operator)
  • Avenue Interior Design, Los Angeles; SUBU Design Architecture, Los Angeles; La Serena Villas, Palm Springs, California
    Client: Lars Viklund and Kelly Viklund, Manhattan Beach, California
  • EDG Interior Architecture + Design, Novato, California; Delawie, San Diego, California; Andaz Scottsdale, Arizona
    Client: Chelsea Hospitality Partners LLC, San Diego, California

BEST RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING

  • BCV Architects, San Francisco, California; Elite Café, San Francisco, California
    Client: Sidecar Hospitality, San Francisco, California
  • Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., Boston; Ruka Restobar at The Godfrey Hotel, Boston
    Client: COJE Management Group, Corp., North Reading, Massachusetts
  • Conran and Partners, London; Rüya at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai
    Clients: Umut Özkanca, Istanbul (owner); d.ream Group, Istanbul (operator)
  • EoA, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida; Bird & Bone at The Confidante Miami Beach, Florida
    Clients: Geolo Capital, San Francisco, California (owner); The Confidante Miami Beach, Florida (operator)

BEST RESTAURANT FINE DINING

  • AvroKO, New York; SingleThread at SingleThread Farms, Healdsburg, California
    Client: UPVentures LLC, New York
  • Dawson Design Associates, Seattle; Dirty Habit at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.
    Client: Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Parts and Labor Design, New York; Steadfast at Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago
    Clients: KHP Capital Partners, San Francisco, California (owner); The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, Chicago (operator)
  • Rockwell Group, New York; The Albert at EMC2, Autograph Collection, Chicago
    Client: SMASHotels, Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Steve Hermann Design, Montecito, California; Somerset, Santa Barbara, California
    Client: Somerset, Santa Barbara, California

BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN

  • Stonehill & Taylor, New York; Ooh-La-La!, New York
    Client: HMG LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Studio Munge, Toronto; The Vale Garden Residence at The William Vale, New York
    Client: Espresso Hospitality Group, New York
  • +tongtong Inc., Toronto; The Drake Commissary at The Drake Hotel, Toronto
    Client: Drake Hotel Properties, Toronto
  • Virserius Studio, New York/Paris; The Experience Floor at Hotel BLOOM!, Brussels
    Client: Pandox Hotels, Stockholm

JUDGES’ SO COOL

  • Clodagh Design, New York; Public Restroom at EAST, Miami
    Client: Swire Hotels, Hong Kong
  • ESG Architecture & Design, Minneapolis; Renaissance Marriott Minneapolis–The Depot, Minnesota
    Client: CSM Corp., Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Banks Design, Hilton Head, South Carolina; 4240, Denver; Lake Flato, San Antonio, Texas; Moreland Village, Bluffton, South Carolina
    Client: Montage Hotels & Resorts, Laguna Beach, California
  • Muza Lab, London; Palacio Arquitectos, Lima, Peru; Belmond Andean Explorer, Cuzco, Peru
    Client: Belmond Ltd., London

BEST HOTEL BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

  • DesignAgency, Toronto; Generator Rome
    Client: Generator Hostels, London
  • Dubbeldam Architecture + Design, Toronto; Jill Greaves Design Inc., Toronto; Dialogue 38, Toronto; Walper Hotel, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Client: Perimeter Development Corp., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • Studio HBA (Hirsch Bedner Associates) Santa Monica, California; Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio, Santa Monica, California; AXIS/GFA Architecture + Design, Los Angeles; Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica, California
    Client: OTO Development, Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Spacedge Designs, Singapore; Hotel Mono, Singapore
    Client: Eighteen M Pte Ltd., Singapore

BEST HOTEL MIDSCALE

  • Bunkhouse Group, Austin; Lake | Flato Architects, San Antonio, Texas; Hotel San Cristóbal Baja, Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Client: Mira Companies
  • concrete, Amsterdam; Sheppard Robson, London (in collaboration with concrete); citizenM Tower of London
    Client: citizenM, Amsterdam
  • KKAD, Chester, New Jersey; Hotel Phillips Kansas City, Curio Collection by Hilton, Missouri
    Client: Arbor Lodging Partners, Chicago
  • Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago; Plume, Cincinnati; Hotel Covington, Kentucky
    Clients: The Salyers Group, Covington, Kentucky (owner); Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago (operator)
  • SERA Architects, Portland; AC Hotel Portland Downtown, Oregon
    Clients: McWhinney, Denver (owner); Sage Hospitality, Denver (owner/operator)

BEST HOTEL UPSCALE

  • Beleco, Los Angeles; Gensler, Morristown, New Jersey; Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago
    Clients: KHP Capital Partners, San Francisco (owner); Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (operator)
  • Michaelis Boyd Associates, London; 3DReid, Manchester, England; The Principal Manchester, England
    Clients: Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner); Principal Hotel Company, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England (operator)
  • Rockwell Group, New York; Killefer Flammang Architects, Los Angeles; Dream Hollywood, Los Angeles
    Client: Dream Hotel Group, New York
  • Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago; McIntosh Poris Associates, Detroit; Detroit Foundation Hotel
    Client: Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago

BEST HOTEL LUXURY

  • Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Kume Sekkei, Hanoi/Tokyo; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
    Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design, Inc., Miami; Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP, New York; Joseph Dirand, Paris; Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida
    Client: Fort Partners, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Patrick Sutton, Baltimore, Maryland; Beatty Harvey Coco, Baltimore, Maryland; Sagamore Pendry, Baltimore, Maryland
    Client: Sagamore Development, Baltimore, Maryland

The winners will be announced and the Designer of the Year will be revealed at a gala celebration and dinner to be held at New York’s Gotham Hall Nov. 13.  The event caps the two days of Boutique Design New York, which is co-located with HX: The Hotel Experience at the Javits Center.

Now in its eighth year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for the hospitality design industry, serving the eastern United States, Canada, and Europe. Presented annually by Boutique Design at NYC’s Javits Center, BDNY brings interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and hospitality owners/developers together with manufacturers and marketers of high-caliber design elements for hospitality interiors.

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