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04
Nov

Amenities in a Post-COVID Environment

The hospitality sector has faced some especially difficult challenges in dealing with the pandemic. With travel curtailed, hotel occupancy has been significantly diminished, spurring lodging owners and operators to seek new hotel amenities that will entice people back to hotels and resorts while helping to keep them healthy and safe after the pandemic subsides. InspireDesign…
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28
Oct

Winterizing Hospitality

The warm weather of summer brought a much-needed shot in the arm for hospitality during this ongoing pandemic, offering the ability to offer outside dining and other activities. But as temperatures continue to drop in the West, Midwest and Northeast, hotels and restaurants need to get creative and embrace the cold to continue drumming up…
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21
Oct

First Look: Cambria Spring Street Los Angeles

The building where the Cambria Spring Street Los Angeles—scheduled to open by September 2021—is located has an interesting history. The historic concrete building, located on the Gallery Row’s north end in downtown L.A., spans 14 floors and was built in the 1930s. The building’s exterior facade underwent an uninspiring remodel in the 1950s by the…
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07
Oct

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year

After recently unveiling its Color Mix Forecast for the year, Sherwin-Williams has revealed its choice for color of the year: Urbane Bronze. “This year is causing us to pause and be mindful of how we’re living, so we gravitated towards Urbane Bronze for its ability to create a sense of calm while making us feel…
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01
Oct

Designing for Distance

As LAX proceeds with a multibillion-dollar modernization complete with an Automated People Mover train system, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Blvd., which is walking distance to LAX, has just completed a dramatic and insightful multimillion-dollar renovation. The renovation of the public areas and guestrooms of the 190-room property includes two new Social Distancing Salons.…
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30
Sep

Architecture and Design Post-Pandemic

InspireDesign caught up with Patrick Winters, president of Nadel Architecture + Planning, to get his take on how hospitality design and architecture will change in a post-pandemic world. How will the pandemic affect hotel design? How will owners and stakeholders ensure that guests feel safe without taking away from the guest experience? There is certainly…
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25
Sep

Catching Up With Gary Inman

Gary Inman thought that 2020 was going to be his year. The president/principal designer of Gary Inman Interior Design was set to begin a teaching position at High Point University all while launching a new website and firm, but then, the unprecedented happened. “It was all falling into place in such a perfect way that…
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23
Sep

Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast

Sherwin-Williams has unveiled its annual Colormix Forecast, a collection of 40 hues across four palettes that celebrate the Rhythm of Color—the balance between fast and slow, quiet and expressive and virtual and physical. The forecast is designed to bring the pulse of color to any space: Sanctuary, Encounter, Continuum and Tapestry. “I work with the…
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17
Sep

Storied Past

The Holbrooke Hotel, first built in 1862 in California’s historic Gold Rush Country, is a reminder of Grass Valley’s storied history as a gold mining boom town. The 28-room hotel has undergone a renovation to create an experience that honors the property’s past and that can appeal to the modern traveler. Gambling and gun fights,…
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