Deborah Berke Partners Designs Seventh 21C Museum Hotels Outpost in Nashville

Consider the designer-client relationship as a kind of romance. You have to understand the difference between a fling, on the one hand, and a flirtation that has the potential to become something more serious. Interior Design Hall of Fame member Deborah Berke got acquainted with the co-founders of the art-centric 21C Museum Hotels, Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, while transforming a series of warehouses in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, into the boutique hotel chain’s debut property. That first date, if you will, then blossomed into a full-blown love affair. Over the past decade, both before and after Berke ...

Students Team Up With Madworkshop to Animate MoCA Plaza in DTLA

Photography by Buddy Bleckley. For the first time two of SoCal’s esteemed educational institutions are collaborating in a shared studio. ...