Category: Art and Design

August 27 2013

Artist Snapshot: Dror Heymann

As we’ve continued to keep our readers updated with insider information about our renovations, there are a few areas we have been keeping secret at The New York Palace. With the help of Brooklyn-based designer and sculptor Dror Heymann, we are looking forward to creating an atmosphere in a secret area of The Palace that will surprise and inspire our guests. Who: Dror Heymann, founder of Dror Heymann Collections, is a designer and sculptor whose penchant for turning solid, resistant … Read More

August 22 2013

Art in the Metropolitan Suite

In our post, The Metropolitan Suite, we highlighted the features of this newly renovated, special part of The New York Palace. To complement the rich and sleek contemporary look of The Metropolitan Suite, BBG-BBGM, our interior design team, sought out original and thoughtfully selected pieces of art. The space has been described as “an art installation rooted in elegance.” Adorning the main parlor’s bookshelves, three papier-mâché animal heads of a zebra, gazelle and rhinoceros provide a unique and whimsical addition. … Read More

August 22 2013

Custom Woodwork from Bali

Throughout the renovations, The New York Palace has commissioned many custom pieces of art. From imported marble floors in The Towers lobby to unique artwork from New York-based artists, The Palace is becoming a topic of design conversations. One piece that is special to The Palace is our hand-carved wooden panel, which is a focal point of the newly renovated lobby as guests walk down our grand staircase. Our design team from Champalimaud commissioned San Juan Ventures (SJV) in Bali, … Read More