Author: Amanda Tower

Wilson Wins: Three new projects we’re working on in 2017 (so far)

In addition to the many amazing projects Wilson Associates designers are creating this year, here are a few more that have just landed on their desks! We can’t wait to see the concepts for these uber chic renovations and new properties spanning the globe. A sketch of the Tea Lounge for the Carlton Cannes. Intercontinental Carlton Cannes Paris, France Wilson Associates’ Atelier Tristan Auer has been selected to renovate the high-profile Intercontinental Carlton Cannes hotel on the French Riviera. Located along the Boulevard de la Croisette, the luxury property, which dates to 1911, was featured in the 1955 Alfred...

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For the Love of Fashion

In honor of New York Fashion Week, Senior Designer Evanleo Ledesma gave us an inside look at his recent collection inspired by Gotan Project’s tango-electronica “La del Ruso.” Click here to listen to Gotan Project’s “La del Ruso.” “In preschool, when everyone else was learning to draw circles, squares, triangles…I wasn’t,” Evanleo said. “I couldn’t. I was drawing landscapes—in perspective—and I don’t know how I learned to do that?!” When he was six or seven years old, he began to sketch cityscapes. He said his parents bought him an old copy of The Children’s Encyclopedia by Arthur Mee, and...

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Saint Cloud Residence Debuts as First Completed Project by Paris Atelier

A grand home dating to the early 20th Century in the ultra-exclusive Paris suburb of Saint Cloud is renovated by Atelier Tristan Auer, Wilson Associates Paris, in the year-old studio’s first contracted and completed project. The three-story villa for a young, modern family accommodates playful children and an eclectic contemporary art collection in a chic, comfortable environment. Overlooking the city of Paris and the Eiffel Tower, the home was customized for the family’s daily lifestyle, moods, and interests – from the owner’s collection of contemporary art to a high-quality sound system for music to be heard throughout the home....

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5 Questions with Lydia Liu, Senior Designer

Checking in with Lydia Liu, Senior FF&E Designer, Wilson Associates Shanghai What do you love about Shanghai? Why did you decide to move there? Shanghai is one of China’s biggest and most developed cities. After moving to Shanghai, I realized how much China has changed since I migrated to Singapore 13 years ago. Shanghai has totally blown my mind! In May 2016, Dylan [Wills] offered me the opportunity to join his new design studio in Shanghai, and I thought it would be a great opportunity to learn a lot from the experienced people in the studio. And I have...

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Three Wilson Associates Studios Collaborate to Craft Hilton Jinan

Influenced by the springs of Jinan, the interior design of the Hilton Jinan South Hotel delivers a stylish representation of fluidity and linear tactility of the water form. Traditional elements of the vernacular culture are incorporated into a holistic and urban space. Modern bespoke furniture pieces, signature artwork selections and tactile layering of details and finishes refine the hotel’s design expression. The Hilton Jinan is the first project where Wilson Associates partnered with parent company ArcPlus. Wilson Associates, led by Associate Principal Aldwin Ong, created the interior design and East China Architectural Design & Research Institute (ECADI) was the...

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