Whether it’s the Amarvilas, which gazes at the Taj Mahal from every room, or the rundown palace with a spirited vibe, I love hotels. Here are some of my favorite spots where I have been fortunate to collaborate with their creative owners over the years.
Inn Paradiso is this fantastic hotel in Paso Robles. Steve Werndorf, who hits every flea market from the Rose Bowl to Mexico City to Kyoto’s Tenjin-San, owns and runs the joint - and you’ll see all his finds here. Each room is a work of art, a collage of the past, and the present. Be sure to track down Steve he is the real deal and ask him about his antique Rolex collection.
Interior Designer Michael Smith designed this hotel and asked us for a perky coverlet for the rooms. We had made a patched striped blanket of various block prints that hit the right note for these breezy beach side suites. One of my favorite hotels to stay in LA.
Bunny Williams was working with the new owners for the redesign of this hotel and she called me to ask for help with bedding. One never says no to Bunny. It’s also quite fun to be in a local inn near my house in Connecticut, and this place is a landmark, built in 1834.
This cool dude James Gardner came by our showroom and loved the block printed fabrics for his club in Tulum. He would show up with a suitcase and we would stuff it full of block prints. Our lucky pillows are all over his Tulum and NYC spots for you to rest on between dance sets.
Rachael Robson, a lovely Jamaica-based designer, has been buying our pillows and fabrics for years. She was the designer for this beautiful historic spot near Montego Bay, and did a great job showing how to make a cool white room pop with color.
My good friend Cynthia Hardy and her husband John Hardy started this hotel in Sayan, near Ubud, as well as the Green School in Abian Semal, about 15 minutes from Ubud, Bali. She was one of the early pioneers in ecotourism. This place is the perfect fit for our block prints, high above the rice paddies.
Hotelier Sean MacPherson came into my showroom one day. He wanted one of a kind antique textiles, and set out to make each room unique. Needless to say, he has an amazing eye for the eclectic. This hotel is an ideal spot for a NY getaway.
A full service luxury hotel, this is a magical spot in Bridgehampton incorporates interior design by Champalimaud. I was very excited for my pillows to find such a good home.