The book collects 29 fashion and art forward hotels in 14 countries throughout the world, which are designed by world famous fashion designers or artists, including these glorious names: George Armani, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Rosita Missoni, Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta, Frank Moschino, Martin Margiela, John Olsen, Christina Zeidler, etc. The hotel projects in the book are distinctive and full of visual impact, showcasing the design essence of crossover design hotel. The design director of dwp (design worldwide partnership) Scott Whittaker and the famous designer in American Institute of Architects (AIA), Michael Suomi contribute to combing the system and substantiating the content for this kind of design. It leads you to explore the hotel design essence created by non interior designers and find out how these fashion designers and artists combine these different design forms of fashion, art and interior design together and create hotels that can provide unique experience. It will become the first book that explores the transboundary hotel design. The hotel projects in the book will provide firsthand materials about this kind of hotels for designers worldwide.
About the Author
Educated in Australia with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, the design directive of dwp, Scott Whittaker moved to Asia in 1994, and, together with his business partners, transformed dwp from a local Thai-based company into an award-winning, pan-Asian design firm, reaching out further still to the Middle East and Australia.