Hospitality Design

SLS Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip

Sarah Hotel and Casino was the sixth largest casino built on the Strip back in the 1950s. It lived a long and lush life. When it closed its doors in 2011, nobody knew its future. In the summer of 2014, it reopened under a new brand – SLS (which stands for Style, Luxury and Service). Three years and over 400 million dollars, the old Sahara is looking good.

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Commercial Design

5 Trends from The 2014 Hospitality Design Show in Las Vegas, NV

You either love or hate Las Vegas. With its immense amount of stimulation, hotels that look like they can reach the sky and non-stop operating casinos, it is a mecca for the hospitality industry. read more

Career In Design

Speaking at ASID/IIDA WI Student Career Day

I remember attending the WI Student Career Day as a student. Feeling shy and not entirely sure of my destiny, I signed up in hopes to get a clearer idea of my career options post graduation, to get exposure to professionals I would normally have no chance of hearing or even meeting, to get energized about my future. It was an experience I remember to this day. read more