Author: Amanda Tower

2017 Sneak Peek: Openings We’re Excited About in the New Year

As interior designers, we love the process of creating unique and intriguing spaces for some of the world’s most luxurious hotel, restaurant and resort destinations. But what we love even more is seeing our initial sketch, our vision and ideas, brought to life and experienced by others in a very real place. From the tallest building west of the Mississippi River (in downtown Los Angeles) to a boutique 5-star hotel in Singapore’s City Centre, here are some Wilson Associates projects we’re excited to see open in 2017. The Chancellor’s House Hotel Oxford, Mississippi Nestled in the heart of downtown...

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2016 Year in Review: New and Noteworthy Projects

Wilson Associates saw an incredible year of growth and opportunity in 2016. We opened our seventh design studio, in Shanghai, led by Principal and Design Director Dylan Wills, and Singapore Design Directors Joey Cruz and Aldwin Ong were both promoted to Associate Principal. They have created space for innovation, engaging and mentoring their teams to become the next generation of design leadership at Wilson. Wilson Associates Principal and Design Director Dylan Wills leads the newly opened, full-service design studio in Shanghai. Joey Cruz and Aldwin Ong, Associate Principals, Wilson Associates Singapore. Amy Jakubowski joined Wilson Associates as Managing Director...

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Dubai MD Isabel Pintado Named No. 3 in CID’s Power List!

Commercial Interior Design magazine recognizes the 50 most influential individuals in the Middle East’s design sector in 2016. We’re so proud to announce that Isabel Pintado, SVP and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, was named No. 3 to the Power List! The list recognizes designers and contractors who have been at the forefront of the region’s industry in the past year, shaping trends with their creativity, energy, and passion. From designMENA: Under Pintado’s leadership, the design team is currently working on the contemporary Anantara resort in Ras al-Khaimah, and Vivanta by Taj in Jumeirah Lakes Towers. The studio...

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Armani Hotel Dubai Named the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel

The 10th Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards have been announced, and the 2016 winner of the award for World’s Most Luxurious Hotel is the Wilson Associates-designed Armani Hotel Dubai in the iconic Burj Khalifa.   The Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort in Indonesia, another spectacular resort designed by Wilson Associates, won the award for Best Luxury Family Hotel in the...

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Wilson Associates Designers Reveal their Top Picks from BDNY 2016

Wilson Associates designers traveled to New York City for the annual BDNY interior design conference and tradeshow. The mega event is packed with creativity, excitement, and ideas, gathering interior design professionals and product manufacturers from across the globe. In addition to the Wilson Associates New York team exhibiting their phenomenal “Good Fortune Cloak” during Product Runway, Wilson Associates Los Angeles Managing Director Amy Jakubowski moderated two key panel discussions during the conference. “Industry Feud” pitted independents/brands against owners/investors and then Marriott versus Hilton in a lively dialogue of facts, figures and trends in the hospitality industry. Make plans to...

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