Winners of the 39th annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design were unveiled at the gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York on Nov. 11. The winning design teams and their projects are:

BEST ECO OR SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS HOTEL

Design Firm: AvroKO, New York
Project: Eaton Hong Kong
Client: The Great Eagle Group, Hong Kong
Purchasing Firm: The Great Eagle Group, Hong Kong

BEST LOBBY FOCUSED SERVICE

Design Firms: dash design, New York; FILLAT + Architecture, Washington, DC
Project: Moxy Washington, D.C. Downtown
Client: Douglas Development Group, Washington, D.C.
Architect: FILLAT + Architecture, Washington, D.C.
Purchasing Firm: The Stroud Group, Columbia, Maryland

BEST LOBBY MIDSCALE

Design Firm: Stonehill Taylor, New York
Project: The Eliza Jane, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, New Orleans, Louisiana
Client: HRI Properties, New Orleans, Louisiana
Architect: HCI Construction, New Orleans, Louisiana
Purchasing Firm: Benjamin West, Louisville, Colorado

BEST LOBBY UPPER MIDSCALE

Design Firm: The Hickson Design Partnership, London
Project: Hotel Indigo Venice Sant’Elena, Venice, Italy
Client: HNH Hospitality; Venice, Italy (owner); InterContinental Hotels Group, London (operator, brand direction and narrative)
Architect: Studio Giallombardo, Venice, Italy
Purchasing Firm: HNH Hospitality, Venice, Italy

BEST LOBBY UPSCALE

Design Firm: DLR Group, Minneapolis
Project: Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District
Client: Sherman Associates, Minneapolis
Architect: DLR Group, Minneapolis
Purchasing Firm: Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, Minneapolis

BEST LOBBY LUXURY

Design Firms: AFSO, Hong Kong; AvroKO, New York
Project: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Client: Magnolia Finest Corporation Ltd., Bangkok
Architects: Gensler, Bangkok; Beaumont Partnership, Bangkok
Purchasing Firm: Parker International, Dubai

BEST GUESTROOM FOCUSED SERVICE

Design Firm: Yabu Pushelberg, Toronto/New York
Project: Moxy Chelsea, New York
Client: Lightstone Group, New York
Architect: Stonehill Taylor, New York
Purchasing Firm: Lightstone Group, New York

BEST GUESTROOM MIDSCALE

Design Firm: Curioso, Chicago
Project: The Wheelhouse Hotel, Chicago
Client: Bedderman Lodging, Chicago
Architect: Norr, Chicago
Purchasing Firm: The Gettys Group, Chicago

BEST GUESTROOM UPPER MIDSCALE

Design Firm: Stonehill Taylor, New York
Project: TWA Hotel, Jamaica, New York
Client: MCR and MORSE Development, New York
Architect: Lubrano Ciavarra Architects, Brooklyn, New York
Purchasing Firm: The Parker Company, Miami

BEST GUESTROOM UPSCALE

Design Firm: Studio Robert McKinley, New York
Project: Hotel Joaquin, Laguna Beach, California
Client: Auric Road, Laguna Beach, California
Architect: Enter-Arc Inc., Santa Ana, California
Purchasing Firm: Auric Road, Laguna Beach, California

BEST GUESTROOM LUXURY

Design Firm: Kelly Wearstler, Los Angeles
Project: Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Santa Monica, California
Clients: Proper Hospitality, Santa Monica, California (operator); Kor Real Estate Partners, Santa Monica, California (owner)
Architect: Howard Laks Architects, Santa Monica, California
Purchasing Firm: Canoe Hospitality, El Segundo, California

BEST SUITE

Design Firm: Rockwell Group, New York
Project: Kingpin Suite, Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas
Client: Station Casinos, Las Vegas
Architect: Rockwell Group
Purchasing Firm: Station Casinos, Las Vegas

BEST EMERGING CONCEPT

Hotelier: Homage Hospitality, Oakland, California
Concept: Homage Hospitality
Design for inaugural property: (The Moor, New Orleans, Louisiana): Homage Hospitality, Oakland, California
Purchasing firm for inaugural property (The Moor, New Orleans, Louisiana): Cowry Moon, Los Angeles

BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN

Design Firm: SilverFox Studios pte ltd, Singapore
Project: Spa at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai
Client: Wasl LLC, Dubai
Architect: Design & Architecture bureau (DAR), Dubai
Purchasing Firm: Wasl LLC, Dubai

BEST NIGHTCLUB

Design Firm: Studio Paolo Ferrari, Toronto
Project: Secret Room at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Client: Five Holdings, Dubai
Architect: Five Holdings, Dubai
Purchasing Firm: Five Holdings, Dubai

BEST RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING

Design Firm: Preen, Inc., Los Angeles
Project: The Heroic Deli and Wine Bar, Santa Monica, California
Client: The Heroic Deli and Wine Bar, Santa Monica, California
Purchasing Firm: Preen, Inc., Los Angeles

BEST RESTAURANT FINE DINING

Design Firm: AvroKO, New York
Project: The Zodiac Room at Neiman Marcus – Hudson Yards, New York
Client: Neiman Marcus, Dallas
Architect: Janson Goldstein, New York

BEST RESORT

Design Firm: Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), Singapore
Project: Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, Shaviyani Atoll, Republic of  Maldives
Client: SC Capital, Singapore
Architect: SCSY Studio, Singapore
Purchasing Firm: Cairncross Martin Co. Ltd., Bangkok

BEST HOTEL FOCUSED SERVICE

Design Firms: Yabu Pushelberg, New York; Rockwell Group, New York
Project: Moxy Chelsea, New York
Client: Lightstone Group, New York
Architect: Stonehill Taylor, New York
Purchasing Firm: Lightstone Group, New York

BEST HOTEL MIDSCALE

Design Firm: Stonehill Taylor, New York
Project: The Eliza Jane, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, New Orleans, Louisiana
Client: HRI Properties, New Orleans, Louisiana
Architect: HCI Construction, New Orleans, Louisiana
Purchasing Firm: Benjamin West, Louisville Colorado

BEST HOTEL UPPER MIDSCALE

Design Firm: Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago
Project: St. Jane Hotel, Chicago
Client: Becker Ventures, Chicago, Illinois
Architect: Booth Hansen, Chicago
Purchasing Firm: Neil Locke & Associates, Itasca, Illinois

BEST HOTEL UPSCALE

Design Firms: Studio Shamshiri, Los Angeles
Project: Maison de la Luz, New Orleans, Louisiana
Client: The Domain Companies, New Orleans, Louisiana
Architect: EskewDumezRipple, New Orleans, Louisiana
Purchasing Firm: Benjamin West, Louisville, Colorado

BEST HOTEL LUXURY

Design Firm: Studio Jean-Philippe Nuel, Paris & New York
Project: InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu, France
Client: InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu, France
Architect: AIA Architectes, Lyon, France; RL&A architects, Lyon, France
Purchasing Firm: MALAM FF&E Solutions, Paris

JUDGES‘ SO COOL

Design Firms: Stonehill Taylor, New York; Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York
Project: Lobby at TWA Hotel, Jamaica, New York
Client: MCR and MORSE Development, New York
Architects: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York
Purchasing Firm: The Parker Company, Miami

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

AvroKO, New York

A full list of finalists is available at bdny.com/2019-gold-key-awards-finalists-revealed