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For practically two decades, Tara Bernerd has aided some of the world’s most abundant and famed discover their personalized interior style and design taste. As the head of Tara Bernerd & Companions, an inside style and design agency situated in London, it’s Bernerd’s task to help her shoppers bring a sense of serenity to their environment. And now, she’s carrying out that exact same position for the very anticipated Thompson Hollywood.
Found on Wilcox Avenue, just north of Sunset Boulevard and around Hollywood & Vine, the lodge is the 1st California house for Tara Bernerd & Associates and the Thompson brand. As the lodge describes in a statement, the 11 flooring, 190 guest rooms, lobby lounge and bar, and pool deck are “daring and self-confident, drawing on a combination of West Coast Modernism with a playful dash of previous college Hollywood glamour although sustaining a present-day and sophisticated solution,” and it really is all thanks to Bernerd’s vision.
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“Thompson Hollywood is set to come to be the new go-to desired destination in the heart of Los Angeles. By means of the interplay of industrial finishes with layers of rich texture, mid-century furnishings, and a refined choice of artwork, we have sought to imbue a dynamic, daring, but welcoming ambiance into the structure,” Bernerd shared in the assertion. “Every single touchpoint of the design and style has been conceived for the discerning traveler and with a breezy, Angeleno way of life in head.”
And seriously, it can be no shock that Bernerd was tapped for a undertaking of this magnitude, taking into consideration she’s also built spaces for Rosewood Lodge & Resorts, Four Seasons, Fort Associates, Harilela Resorts, and Equinox Motels to title a few. She’s also acquired another trick up her sleeve that makes her ideal for a undertaking like the new Thompson Hotel: a deep like of travel.
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“Travel informs almost everything we do, supplying us insight into an additional culture, an additional way to dwell, a different way to design, an additional alternative to a issue,” Bernerd shares with Journey + Leisure. “When commencing any job, we do of course exploration it extensively, drawing on this working experience. From the location to the architecture of the home, to regional design and style influences and finally to the guest, it’s the individuals that carry the project to life.”
When designing for a resort, Bernerd says her best aim is to continue to be correct to the “character of the resort and getting a potent feeling of course, getting into account its area, architecture, brand name, and finally the individuals that will remain,” which all influence the DNA of the undertaking. It’s a design and style ethos, she notes, you can carry into your have house, far too.
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“We have located that several of our hotel shoppers are searching to embody that property-from-property truly feel, even though conversely our residential customers are wishing to emulate the very best factors of hotel interiors in their properties, so the lines are frequently blurring,” she says.
According to Bernerd, you can get that hotel-at-residence sensation with a couple delicate updates that would not split the lender.
Decide the proper textures
“Outside of the area planning, we constantly [emphasize] attention-grabbing furnishings and texture,” she states. “Seductive fabrics are definitely important, from anything at all these as a corduroy armchair to the facts of contrasting piping.”
Find superior storage
“Bookcases or library partitions generally participate in a section. Couple of of us essentially achieve a definitely minimalist way of lifetime, so excellent storage is important to guaranteeing that your residing room is for living in,” Bernerd points out. “A beautiful cabinet, or credenza, can assistance you retail outlet the fewer appealing, but crucial goods, then get time to love curating your much more treasured items or objet d’art and show them to finest gain.”
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Invest in a bar cart
“A house bar is yet another way to provide the experience of the penthouse suite at a lodge to your very own home. No matter whether you pick out a modern day designed unit that doubles as a credenza, or go thoroughly retro with a 1950s/60s inspired drinks trolley,” she adds.
Generate the appropriate lighting
“Aspect of the pleasure of planning a lodge is directing the way areas alter to match the diverse time of working day,” Bernerd shares. “The sheer theatricality of the transform from working day to night is a little something you can quickly recreate at property. Pick your lighting so that it can be altered to fit the endeavor or time of day. With numerous of us performing from household, this provides the probability of obtaining a vibrant operating surroundings in the course of operating several hours, which can be remodeled to a extra stress-free evening temper at the end of the day.”
Collect and display a few meaningful parts of art
“I have usually thought that art is that closing layer to any venture, like punctuation to an writer,” Bernerd claims. “By grouping assertion artworks in an entrance hall… you can bring an quick angle upon arrival at your household.”