Highlighting 29 fashion and art forward hotels in 14 countries throughout the world, designed by world famous fashion designers or artists such as George Armani, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Rosita Missoni, Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta, Frank Moschi, Martin Margiela, John Olsen, Christina Zeidler, 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 lead you to explore the hotel design essence created by n 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.
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.