Director of Business Development
Suite 420 237 8 avenue SE
Calgary Alberta Canada
The owner’s most important mandate was to refresh the design while maintaining enough of the traditional aspects that knowingly make this property distinct and sought after.
The second factor was to integrate all new up-to-date audio visual and lighting technology to allow the room to function well into the future.
To maintain the traditional feel much of the trim work was refurbished, while certain elements were added that have a distinctively modern take on traditional ornamentation. The door headers were exaggerated and painted dark in contrast with the and new Vistosi chandeliers were selected
for their sparkle.
Stained glass features were replaced with brass and beveled mirrors to provide a reflective backdrop to the head table arrangement.
Key Features ///
Dual personality through lighting
Traditional feel with modern ornamentation
Built-in state-of-the-art AV technology
Though weddings were of prime importance, the
new space also had to compete for corporate business. As such, the lighting was used to change the experience of the space. Built into the design are dual personalities.
During the day, the lights are bright white and it feels like a well tailored suit with rows of seats for attentive attendees.
In the evening, the lighting can be dimmed to amber that highlights the sparkling modern chandeliers.
Lead / Prime Interior Designer responsible for
all interior design related functions on this
project, including drafting, permit application and procurement, and construction administration.
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