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Introducing 'MYSTIQUE', Our Latest Collection of Non-Repeating Murals

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Introducing 'MYSTIQUE',  Our Latest Collection of Non-Repeating Murals

      MYSTIQUE, a line of non-repeating murals by Jill Malek, is a pattern collection inspired by some of the enigmatic wonders of the world that mystify and spiritually captivate us. Scaled to custom fit a space, the patterns are digitally printed on textured, embossed surfaces, available with optional dimensional felt accents, sewn by hand into the base material. All materials used are commercial-grade and suitable for both high-end residential and commercial interiors.        Optional sewn felt finishing appeals to designers looking for both a functional as well as visually captivating customized wall art.      ...

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Designing a Custom Geometric Mural Wallcovering for PENN 1

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Designing a Custom Geometric Mural Wallcovering for PENN 1

  Vornado is a real estate investment trust that invests in office buildings and street retail in Manhattan. For the past few years, Vornado has been transforming the midcentury PENN 1 to an “office building of the future” by redefining what it means to “work” in The PENN DISTRICT.      Some highlights of this renovation include: ‘The Landing’, a soon to be open, full-service restaurant with private dining rooms, multiple tenant lounges for socializing and working, ‘WorkLife WellBeing’, a 35,000 sq. ft. fitness and wellness center, ‘WorkLife Meetings’, a 20,000 sq. ft. conferencing facility and ‘WorkLife Office Suites’, over...

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Crafting a Tonal Accent Wall for Contemporary Japanese Restauraunt, MIZU

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Crafting a Tonal Accent Wall for Contemporary Japanese Restauraunt, MIZU

      Inspired by the wood-fired Robata grills of Japan, Mizu offers a refreshed take on live-fire cooking atop the Hyatt Centric in the heart of Charlotte’s SouthPark neighborhood. Led by the award-winning Indigo Road Hospitality Group, the rooftop restaurant combines the traditions of ancient Japanese cooking with Southern influences and Asian flavors. True to the word Mizu’s translation to ‘water’ in Japanese, the space’s design takes inspiration from natural elements, which are incorporated throughout the chic, minimalist restaurant, and outdoor terrace with sweeping city views. After learning more about the space and what the client wanted to achieve,...

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Introducing 'HALCYON', My Latest Collaboration with Carnegie Fabrics: How Human-centered Design Can Promote Wellness in all Environments

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Introducing 'HALCYON',  My Latest Collaboration with Carnegie Fabrics: How Human-centered Design Can Promote Wellness in all Environments

                 Since 1950, Carnegie’s founder Bob Goldman’s core philosophy has been: do good, never settle, be better. Along with its commitment to all employees, customers and to design excellence itself, Carnegie is also focused on the pursuit of developing sustainable materials. While sustainability has been a trending topic of late, the Carnegie family has been doing more than just talking the talk for quite some time now. Bob Goldman’s son, Cliff, helped usher in the sustainability movement around building materials since its nascent stages in the early 90’s.       Given the...

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Adding a Touch of Playful Luxury to Philadelphia's Hottest New Hotel

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Adding a Touch of Playful Luxury to Philadelphia's Hottest New Hotel

        The Hyatt Centric Hotel, located on Chancellor Street in Philadelphia, opened in October 2021 after being in the works for more than 5 years. Centrally located in the heart of Philadelphia, this upscale lifestyle hotel contains 322 rooms, 22 suites and features contemporary guest rooms and hotel amenities such as Drybar Buttercup salon-quality blow-dryers in each room, more than 5,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, a lobby bar and restaurant featuring American cuisine, as well as a grab-and-go market. Located in Rittenhouse Square, one of Philadelphia's most desirable neighborhoods, the hotel is steps away from...

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