October 2017

October 2017

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October 2017


Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Boulder: Designing a Dual-Branded Hotel

Boulder is getting not one, but two new hotels this fall. The Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn feature 265,000 square feet of restaurants, bars, common areas and guest levels. This dual-branded project spans two city blocks along Canyon Boulevard and is within walking distance to Folsom Field and downtown Boulder.

While both hotels are under the Hilton brand, each has its own unique look and feel that required a strategic blending of design elements. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE also worked closely with the City of Boulder and other stakeholders to meet the City’s desire for high-quality urban design and architecture. The resulting designs feel distinctly ‘Boulder’ while reflecting each respective brand. Read more…


Moxy Denver Cherry Creek: Localizing an International Brand

The opening of the 170-key Moxy Denver Cherry Creek is right around the corner, and the final touches are coming together. Marking the international hotel brand’s entry into the Denver market, this is also one of the first ground-up developments for Moxy, Marriott’s ‘millennial-minded’ boutique hotel chain.

Creating a local experience within the parameters of an established hotel brand required thoughtful consideration of the needs of the client as well as a strong understanding of the surrounding community. Details in the JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE-designed hotel are playful and clever while staying true to the high-end feel of the Cherry Creek neighborhood. Read more…


The Maven Hotel Wins IIDA Best Award

Every year, the IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapter’s BESTawards recognizes interior design projects that ‘go beyond a pretty picture and truly encompass Brilliantly Executed Spaces and Thinking.’ This year, our JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE team won the BESTaward for ‘Play’ for our work on The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block.

Reflecting the rich history of Denver’s LoDo neighborhood, The Maven sets the standard for contextual hospitality design. It’s stylish, simple interior design celebrates craftsmanship and the spirit of the maker – themes that resonate strongly with the area’s past and present. Read more…


Meet JNS: Damian Rozkuszka and Lauren DeFilippo

Please help us welcome JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE’s newest team members, Damian Rozkuszka and Lauren DeFilippo!

Damian joins the team as an architect with three years of experience in multifamily and residential design. He believes that great design is in the details and tries to be as hands-on as possible on every one of his projects. Lauren joins the team as a graphic designer with more than seven years of experience. She understands the big picture and specializes in creating a coherent visual strategy. Read more…

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