Posts in category "Hospitality"

The Sunda Experience

The Sunda Experience
At the threshold of Sunda’s space, you immediately feel a sense of belonging. This restaurant evokes an ‘East-meets-West’ vibe. There is that sense of place reminiscent of Asian hospitality and a distinct identity  created specifically for Chicago as a community. No wonder celebrities, dignitaries such as First Lady Mrs. Michelle Obama, as well as the... Read more »

No matter who you are, what you look like, where you're from, or who you love, you were the 'IN' crowd

The first-ever Global Inclusion Reception (EV321) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) was held during its national convention in Chicago on June 27, 2014 at the Hafele Chicago Showroom. Here are my three takeaways from the event: It is possible for a diverse group of creative organizations to come together in fellowship. Humanitarian issues,... Read more »

Architecture Showcase: Diversity in Design

Join Chicago and international architects and designers that include Bohdan Gernaga, Ashley Mistry, Juan Moreno, Monte Chapin, Lira Luis, James Karl Fischer, Melissa Sterry, Jimenez Lai, and Sara Frisk as they showcase architecture in all its varied forms as we celebrate design diversity at one of the icons of design, Apple. If you go: Where: Apple... Read more »

Exhibition exploring relationship between designers and manufacturers

Cubby by Materious
(View original article from i4design Media here) SHARED-PRACTICE.COM and i4design Media IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST EVER EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS WITH THE WORKS OF 14 INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN, CHICAGO BASED DESIGN STUDIOS   Exhibition on view June 11-13, 2012 during NeoCon at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Booth #7-1048   Shared-Practice will... Read more »

NeoCon Party List

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors is happening on June 11 – 13th in Chicago. There are numerous parties surrounding this “BIG” show and we’ve compiled those parties’ info for you. We will be updating this in real time so make sure to check from this site regularly: View original... Read more »

NeoCon 2012 is Next Week!

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors — has invited Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP BD+C (Principal Architect of ALLL) and Anne Scarlett, LEED AP (President of Scarlett Consulting) to be speakers at its annual conference in Chicago on June 13, 2012 at 9:30am. Lira and Anne’s session W303 entitled... Read more »

AEC and Design get social in Social Media

The event on March 22nd was attended by a variety of architects, engineers, and contractors, including manufacturers, coming from small, medium, to large firms. 
(image by CWA, BaBette Scheidt)
Event Statistics Industry: AEC, Architecture & Design Speaker: Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, CeMA, LEED AP BD+C Main Sponsors: CWA, AIA Chicago, Porcelanosa Co-Sponsors: Allsteel, Herman Miller Target Turnout: 50 Actual Turnout: 75 (including staff) Location: Porcelanosa showroom, Merchandise Mart Takeaway: “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how... Read more »

NEWH Stuff Happening In Chicago

If you go, here's where to find them:

Wednesday, October 26th from 12:00–6:00 p.m.  
301 East North Water Street 
Chicago, IL 60611
So what’s the latest news in the Hospitality Industry? The Chicago Chapter of The Hospitality Industry Network (NEWH) is hosting its first ever Regional Trade Show on October 26, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers. “We start the day with two CEU presentations and then during the trade show you can meet over 100... Read more »

NEWH Kid On The Hotel Block

NEWH Kid On The Hotel Block
The transient nature of hotel guests, whether traveling for business or pleasure, has its own quirks making them like new kids on the block in a given time and place. In the River North neighborhood of Chicago, a brand new luxury boutique hotel by Kimpton opened its “art in motion” doors to welcome savvy travelers,... Read more »