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We use a collaborative approach to understand a local community and then curate a project vision that aligns client goals and the brand personality of a hotel within that local environment. It's storytelling through design to deliver a unique experience for every client and their guests.

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an illuminated yellow tree in the midst of in the round high top bar with yellow seats. Tree rises above round ceiling cutout
The Cottonwood Hotel in Omaha, Neb. Photo by Jesse Duering
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DLR Group Named Designer of the Year

November 16, 2021

The firm has been named as Boutique Design magazine’s Designer of the Year as part of its 41st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality. The Gold Key Awards are the industry’s oldest and most prestigious awards program for hospitality interiors. In addition to being named the Designer of the Year, DLR Group was nominated for seven design awards across five categories.

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Ed Wilms

Global Hospitality Leader Principal

Ed Wilms

AIA
Global Hospitality Leader Principal
Ed leads the hospitality studio, leveraging a team of designers and architects who believe inspired design can evoke an emotional response. He empowers teams to create authentic spaces that enhance the guest experience and build brand loyalty.

Brian Murch

Senior Hospitality Designer Principal

Brian Murch

AIA
Senior Hospitality Designer Principal
Brian leads design for our Hospitality practice. His sources of inspiration have no boundaries, finding energy in bustling urbanity and a sense of renewal in untamed nature. He draws from personal experiences to create designs that contribute to the fabric of the city.

Staci Patton

Hospitality Leader Principal

Staci Patton

Hospitality Leader Principal
Staci leads DLR Group’s hospitality interior design team. Under her expertise, the design process flows from big ideas to intimate details that delight guests at every scale.

Joseph Cicora

National Business Development Leader Principal

Joseph Cicora

National Business Development Leader Principal
Joe builds long lasting relationships with hospitality studio’s client partners, matching their needs with our tailored services. He aligns the right team with the overall vision, proving that the value of our design team starts with the first handshake and doesn’t end with the grand opening.

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