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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa Wins 2018 Stella Award

Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa Wins 2018 Stella Award

MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors at BBGM is proud to share that the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa has been awarded the 2018 Stella Award for Best Renovation in the Northeast Region.  Located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa completed a $2.51-million redesign of multiple areas at the property earlier this year.

The design inspiration was derived from the name of the hotel – Lorien, the mythical God of Dreams. The goal was to create a soft, ethereal color palette to promote a relaxing, spa-like Guest experience.   The custom corridor carpets are an abstracted cloud pattern that represents the notion of walking on clouds to your sleep experience.  Molding trims were added to accent areas in the corridors in order to pay homage to the classic architectural style of the building.  Traditional accents are offset by the modern splatter artwork expressions and new sculptural decorative lighting.  

The 107 guestrooms and suites carry a fresh white on white palette featuring a bleached wood headboard and white asymmetrical modern nightstands.   The focal point of the room is a large Rorschach-inspired artwork created over ombre’ wallcovering at the headboard wall that invites curiosity and personal interpretation.

About the Stella Awards

The Stella Awards recognize hotels, convention centers, conference centers, airlines, cruise lines, DMO/CVBs, and DMCs that consistently deliver quality service and innovation to meeting and events professionals. Honors are awarded in 18 categories celebrating overall excellence, superb food & beverage, professionalism of staff, technology innovations, and other critical aspects of the meetings and event experience.


MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors at BBGM was established as a specialty studio focused on design for the luxury hospitality and residential markets. The studio has been practicing internationally for over 20 years with projects throughout the Americas, the Caribbean, Middle-East and China. The MONOGRAM Team is comprised of seasoned professionals and innovative young designers committed to collaborative problem solving, sustainable practices and responsible design.

Learn more about MONOGRAM’s Design for the Lorien Hotel

View the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa Gold Winner Profile

View the complete list of 2018 Stella Awards Winners

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