This dynamic space also provides a wide spectrum of uses. The lobby is an extension of the street, drawing patrons in and offering casual seating with a screen above for viewing previews and promotions. A ceiling representing the traditional sidewalk marquee marks the entrance to the theaters.
The spare, futuristic lobby of New York City's Yotel—inspired in part by Japanese capsule hotels—with its self-service Ground Control kiosks and Yobot robot that stores guests' luggage, embraces the future-is-now, clean, streamlined aesthetic that Apple has popularized.
Design firm Reunion Goods & Services has worked on a number of properties with Oliver Hospitality including the recently opened Fairlane Hotel in Nashville. Director of Interiors at Reunion Laura Flam describes the firm's retro style as entailing "a passion for history, both in architecture and art. We combine that knowledge with more contemporary sensibilities to create spaces that are layered with detail and feel both timeless and yet forward-thinking."
A warehouse is transformed into a luxe dog boarding and daycare facility. The space is both functional and chic with unique dog art, grasscloth elements and durable, easy-to-clean surfaces. Reclaimed barnwood is used to create a custom reception desk, while playful dog art adds color to the space.
A mix of materials, from metallic wallpaper to painted white brick to reclaimed barnwood, creates visual interest and a welcoming environment to Barking Hound Village dog boarding and daycare facility.
From the moment guests pass through the gated entryway and make their way up the gravel path to the main house at Peacock Pavilions, they are transported to a magical world of lifestyle blogger Maryam Montague’s making, and it all begins with the main room. Like every room at Peacock Pavilions, this expansive chamber is filled with wonders from all corners of the globe. The white walls are the perfect backdrop for Montague’s colorful collection which mixes modern furnishings with antique and modern pieces from Morocco, China and India. The arched doorway on the far left leads to the hotel’s own souk, a small but stunning shop that displays a selection of good curated by Montague to support her non-profit organization, Project Soar (http://www.projectsoarmorocco.org/).
This glamorous hotel lobby pulls inspiration from global bazaars, mixing lush furnishings with rich colors for an effect that's worldly and luxurious. A wraparound red velvet sofa invites guests to relax and unwind.
The "Best in Show" wallpaper by Osborne and Little set the scene for lobby of this Dallas pet hotel. A pair of contemporary cobalt blue chairs combine with a sleek metallic end table for a cozy seating spot.