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Hospitality

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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Intersection of Gaming and Hospitality

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Meet Our Team

If you don’t meet them at the lobby bar or in your neighborhood, you can find their contact info here.

Ed Wilms

Ed Wilms

Global Hospitality Leader Senior Principal
Ed Wilms

Ed Wilms

AIA
Global Hospitality Leader Senior 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

Brian Murch

Hospitality Design Leader Principal
Brian Murch

Brian Murch

AIA
Hospitality Design Leader 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.
Valentina Castellon

Valentina Castellon

Hospitality Interior Design Leader Principal
Valentina Castellon

Valentina Castellon

Hospitality Interior Design Leader Principal
Valentina leads DLR Group’s hospitality interior design team. A conceptual thinker at heart, she encourages clients to go beyond the routine, challenging them to envision places that leave a lasting memory.
Joseph Cicora

Joseph Cicora

National Business Development Leader Principal
Joseph Cicora

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.
Henrique Dias

Henrique Dias

Hospitality Director Principal
Henrique Dias

Henrique Dias

Intl. Assoc. AIA
Hospitality Director Principal
Henrique Dias is the Regional Hospitality Design Director of DLR Group in the Middle East, a leading architecture firm. With over 19 years of experience, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the design industry, regionally and globally.
Vaida Buchrotaite

Vaida Buchrotaite

Interior Design Director Principal
Vaida Buchrotaite

Vaida Buchrotaite

Interior Design Director Principal
Vaida leads our Dubai studio’s interior design team. Her experience spans large-scale developments, high-rise residential towers, and 5-star hotels. Her projects of note include Marriott Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh, Palace Hotel in Sharjah, the former Sheraton Park Tower in London, and Le Meridien Bristol in Warsaw.
Essam Nabih

Essam Nabih

Business Development Director Principal
Essam Nabih

Essam Nabih

PhD
Business Development Director Principal
Essam builds solid relationships for our Dubai studio. His extensive architectural education, research, and experience as a registered architect equip him as a meaningful client and business partner in the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and around the world. His ability to balance clients' return on investment with design integrity results in notable solutions.

Missy Goldstein

Hospitality Business Development Leader Associate

Missy Goldstein

Hospitality Business Development Leader Associate
As a Business Development Leader for the Hospitality studio, Missy dedicates her efforts to connecting with individuals across diverse networks. She aligns design teams with client partners, resulting in the creation of immersive environments that guide guests through captivating journeys of discovery.

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