PRN: Wilson Associates Sets Design Standard With 2012 Project Openings
Wilson Associates Sets Design Standard With 2012 Project Openings
DALLAS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Â For the past 40 years, international design giant Wilson Associates has created luxury interiors for hundreds of hotels, restaurants, casinos and high-end residences that span the globe. With designs that are both innovative and culturally significant, Wilson Associates is consistently ranked one of the world's top two hospitality design firms. With 200 projects currently underway throughout 30 countries, including 20 projects in Saudi Arabia, Wilson Associates has reached new heights.Â If that's not enough, the firm continues to expand on its five innovative specialty design studios that serve a range of distinguished international clientele.
Wilson Associates has 20 hospitality projects scheduled to open this year. These innovative new-build and renovation projects are taking place in the US, India, China and Middle East. In China, the much anticipated opening of the Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai will introduce a haven of contemporary, luxe interiors reminiscent of Shanghai's 1920's art deco period.Â At the Kempinski Longmu Bay, Hainan, the interiors will highlight the connection between earth, water, sky and sand, employing local geographic elements and organic forms and textures. The Han Yue Resort and Spa, Jiuhuashan will offer a luxurious five-star environment with a lavish spa, unique dining venues and state-of-the-art technologies. Th! e Shanghai Rose Garden Property hosts a golf course, grand clubhouse and collection of luxury villas. With traditional French decor, this exclusive property is rich in European decadence. Finally, in Gingyuan, Guangdong, Mayland Lake Resort is a Mediterranean oasis with old world charm that houses expansive patios and lush courtyards.
In the United Arab Emirates, the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island recently opened. With modern Arabic design influences, it is the luxurious junction between sand and sea.Â The Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach will offer breathtaking views of the sea and Dubai marina. This contemporary space will embrace its cultural roots through subtle Arabic accents. The St. Regis Doha in Qatar is rich in cultural motifs and contrasts that will make this timeless property a sought-after urban sanctuary.
"Our Middle Eastern clients have a great respect and appreciation for interior design," said Trisha Wilson, President and CEO of Wilson Associates. "They are not afraid to push the aesthetic envelope, espousing trend and cultural tradition in every hospitality concept."
Wilson Associates' five distinctive design studios continue to evolve in order to meet the design needs of various market-specific clients. With more than 50 projects currently underway in 20 countries, Blueplate Studios is an award-winning food & beverage design studio that delivers a holistic epicurean product that intensifies and enlivens the dining experience. Medica Design offers forward-thinking healthcare design solutions for clinical, pediatric, hospital and assisted living concepts.Â Renovation/Innovation is dedicated to the art of environmental transformation, offering extensive adaptive reuse and renovation expertise. Inn-Box offers turnkey design solutions for hospitality and commercial residential projects. This studio is a one-stop resource that offers an effective balance between design, quality, schedule and budget.Â Â
Synonymous with luxury, Wilson Associates' most exclusive studio of all, Wilson Private, is an elite design studio that creates ultra-lux interiors for discerning clientele. From royal estates to celebrity residences and transportation platforms, this studio has worked on elite projects around the globe, offering highly-customized design solutions that respect the client's desired level of privacy. The Wilson Private team is comprised of the industry's leading designers and architects whose talent, experience and versatility are unparalleled.
Wilson Associates remains grounded through their work for The Wilson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded by Wilson Associates President and CEO, Trisha Wilson. Â The firm donates a percentage of each project fee towards the cause, which aids the needs of disadvantaged and underserved children in rural South Africa.