Text by Daniel Fountain
On the exceptional western coastline of O‘ahu, a landmark 17-storey terraced hotel is re-emerging as the new Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina. Adjacent to the Lanikuhonua (“where heaven meets earth”) Cultural Estate and nature preserve, the newest Four Seasons in Hawaii is located on the ocean in the resort community of Ko Olina, meaning “place of joy.” Enveloped in the warm embrace of Hawaiian-style hospitality and signature Four Seasons service, the kama’aina-style open air public spaces and generous light-filled rooms and suites will mirror the easy elegance of the Four Seasons resort lifestyle...
Text by John Wogan, Photo by Linny Morris
Hotel Wailea, a luxurious getaway recently refreshed by Philpotts Interiors, was named by Architectural Digest as one of the "5 Best Designed Hotels on Maui."
The annual Hospitality Design show in Las Vegas is one of the leading exhibitions of Interior Design vendors and products in the nation. Designer/Project Manager Ginger Lunt took note of some of her favorite vendors and products and shared them with the rest of the Philpotts Design Team at a recent “Pau Hana” sit-down this past May.
Ginger shared her thoughts and findings on a company called Innovations in Wallcoverings Inc. Since their induction in 1975, the company’s primary goal has been to create and provide innovative and original wallcoverings and textiles. They continue to inspire the Interior Design community with new, fresh and exciting products.
Innovations in Wallcoverings Inc. offers a variety of natural and metallic textiles perfect for residential dwellings. They also provide sturdy, durable wallcoverings for heavy traffic offices and areas exposed to the natural elements.
Here are some of Ginger’s other favorite findings from the HD Show:
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The Design Collective from Tai Ping “Lost by Anonymous” carpet line crated by an Australian artist who wishes to remain anonymous. The artist first assembled a group of drawings and paintings that examined the similarities and dissonance between lineal patterns, referencing cartography, historical textiles, and cultural examples. This body of work includes 20 designs. All designs can be color customized and the design can be adapted to fit any hospitality interior.
1956 by Tai Ping launched in Hong Kong in 1956 as a philanthropic endeavor to help preserve China’s tradition of artisan yarn spinning and rug making. It is now a global leader with manufacturing facilities in China and Thailand using the finest materials. Their premium hospitality brand serves many commercial needs and draws from a library of over 10,000 proprietary patterns and yarn colors to create woven Axminster, hand–tufted, machine–tufted, and Axminster carpet tile designs that surpass the industry standard.
Tai Ping’s “Design Collective” is a creative compilation of fresh and original designs that is sure to inspire and influence ones design direction.