Rosewood Abu Dhabi
August 2012: Redefining luxury in the UAE, the new Rosewood Abu Dhabi is scheduled to open in early 2013 and will be an iconic five-star, high-rise hotel and residences with extensive amenities for business professionals and travelers alike. Collaborating with the creative expertise of BBG-BBGM’s New York and Abu Dhabi offices, Innovative Carpets designed and manufactured over 3,000 square yards of custom axminster carpet to adorn the hotel’s public spaces.
The contemporary-styled carpet, infused with rich colors and traditional elements, complement the sophisticated Ballrooms and Prefunction spaces that showcase panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. All custom patterns were designed and manufactured “woven-to-plan” to minimize waste and maximize the dramatic impact of the uniquely-shaped rooms. With homage to traditional Middle Eastern architecture, the carpet designs were inspired by the surrounding landscape of the golden Abu Dhabi desert sand, juxtaposed to the crystal blue sea.
Solaire Resort and Casino
July 2012: Innovative Carpets continues to expand globally with its recent design and production of over 80,000 square feet of handtufted rugs for Manila’s Solaire Resort and Casino, scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2013.
Purported to be one of largest handtufted orders to date, Innovative had the privilege of working directly with famed architectural firm, Steelman Partners, world renowned for their architecture, planning and award-winning interior design.
Intending to provide guests with an authentic “Las Vegas” experience, the custom-made wool rugs feature vibrant colors and vivacious patterns. Innovative Carpets worked intimately with Steelman for all 51 specifications, manufacturing more than 120 custom-designed rugs for the public areas, private gaming salons and assorted VIP suites.
Hotel Palomar Phoenix
July 2012: Ideally located at CityScape, Phoenix’s shopping, dining and entertainment hub, Hotel Palomar is an experience in modern, yet timeless style and sophistication that represents the area’s transformation from sand to city to solace. The community’s influence is vividly seen in this boutique hotel’s aesthetics, where mirrors are framed by leather belts, daisy chains hang burnt-red lanterns, and guests mingle in the open-air lounge.
In keeping with this theme, Innovative Carpets manufactured over 5,000 square yards of axminster carpet for the hotel’s corridors and public spaces.
The Beverly Hills Hotel
June 2012: It’s always impressive to be seen in the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hotel, especially when you’re the carpet! This summer, as the world famous Beverly Hills Hotel celebrated its 100-year centennial, the property embarked upon a Lobby restoration honoring the legendary glamour of the iconic property and the history of the Beverly Hills community.
For this project, Innovative Carpets had the honor of collaborating with Tihany Design to create elegant, yet modern, handtufted wool carpets to complement the Beverly Hills Hotel’s uniquely shaped lobby. For this project, Innovative manufactured over 10,000 square feet of handtufted carpets in record time to coordinate with the celebrity-studded June centennial celebration.
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Grand Hyatt San Francisco
June 2012: As part of the Grand Hyatt San Francisco’s multi-phased $70 million renovation, Innovative Carpets collaborated with indidesign to manufacture over 4,500 square yards of axminster carpet for the property’s corridors and public spaces. The newly transformed hotel has redefined urban luxury on San Francisco’s Union Square.
L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort
November 2011: Towering above Lake Charles stands Louisiana’s L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort, a 26-story hotel complex that combines luxury with down-home comfort. Overlooking the beautiful Contraband Bayou, the resort offers guests non-stop gaming action in its expansive 70,000 square foot casino; its floors complemented by Innovative Carpets’ arts and crafts style axminster carpet. Totaling over 14,000 square yards, Innovative’s custom designs enrich the unique décor of L’Auberge’s lobby, promenade and casino areas.
October 2011: Following a two-year transformation, October marked the highly anticipated unveiling of Los Angeles’ Hotel Bel-Air. Since its opening in 1946, this boutique hotel has served celebrities, heads of state and dignitaries and is part of the Dorchester Collection group of international luxury hotels.
As part of the renovation, Hotel Bel-Air’s 103 guestrooms and suites have been modernized to reflect a new generation of design aesthetic and now feature over 2,000 square feet of custom-designed Innovative Carpets handtufted area rugs. These hand-sculpted, multi-level rugs are indicative of the newly restored Bel-Air glamour renowned during the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. The bold graphic patterns are fresh, yet undeniably elegant, to complement the modern luxury of this storied hotel.
September 2010: An exclusive luxury hotel reviving the elegance of Old New York. Built in 1905, this Stanford White-designed building was originally a clubhouse for The Lambs, America’s first professional theater club. Legendary members included such celebrities as Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, John Barrymore, Spencer Tracy and Fred Astaire. Today, the landmark property is a popular spot for contemporary celebrities who appreciate the allure of Art Deco style coupled with the modern flair of an iconic masterpiece.
For this work of art, Innovative Carpets collaborated with legendary design firm The Office of Thierry Despont to create the Deco-inspired custom handmade wool rug for the hotel's primary function space at the Cellar Level. By engineering an ultra-durable spec, Innovative interpreted and delivered the designer's vision: a masterpiece wall to wall rug. The over-size wool rug is a designer's dream in that it's a dramatic focal point in the room, yet with the muscle and brawn to entertain the foot wear and traffic of today's crowd.
In addition, Innovative also produced the axminster carpets for the Guest Corridors.
July 2010: Las Vegas developers have had the golden touch when it comes to rebranding. Nowhere is this rebranding showcased more then at the newly renovated Tropicana Resort. Innovative Carpets was proud to manufacture over 20,000 sq/yds of corridor carpet which encompassed both of the historic skyline towers of the the Tropicana. CEO Alex Yemendijuan, combined the United States greatest party cities to create a Miami South Beach Casino in the Las Vegas Desert. Miami Vibe and Style with Las Vegas gaming, what else could a hip vacationer want?
The Eventi - a Kimpton Hotel
April 2010: Located in the historic Chelsea neighborhood on Avenue of the Americas at 30th Street, New York City. The Eventi's interiors are a reflection of its artful surroundings. Under the design direction of McCartan, Innovative designed and manufactured all of the custom axminster carpet for the dynamic Ballroom/Function spaces, as well as the Guest Corridors.
There is nothing "usual" about the creative vibe one feels as a guest of this property. Exceptional design layouts in both Ballrooms, free of boundaries or borders, were woven-to-plan resulting in a series of "floating carpets" amidst a sea of subtle blue tones. Outside in the Prefunction areas, rich tone-on-tone wool handtufted rugs welcome visitors as they prepare to enter two of the most extraordinary meeting/function spaces in all of NYC, elevated above the busy city streets of NYC.