New York School of Interior Design graduate Lilian Bakhash, the wife of the developer who converted the Alumni Club into an extended-stay hotel, the William, pulled in three of her NYSID teachers to collaborate with her on the project.
While Lilian B Interiors handled the furnishings, Mason Wickham and Edwin Zawadzki, owner os In Situ Design, planned the space.
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With amny hotels, the art program is introduced toward the end of the design process. Not so fot the William. Everyone worked together, in the same studio. Engel’s paint chips shared pinup space with fabric swatches and materials samples.
“In varying degrees of vibrancy and saturation, the theme colors appear on walls and floating partitions, on headboards and rugs, on furniture that’s largely mid-century Scandinavian.” says Bakhash.
Source: Interior Design