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When you step inside Mandarin Oriental, New York, you’ll see that the interior design combines the hotel group’s Asian heritage with contemporary New York influences. The design scheme is intended to evoke a strong sense of place, and the floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the luxury hotel, offering spectacular views of Central Park, the Hudson River and Columbus Circle, do just that.
Renowned Hong Kong designer Vivienne Tam created the signature fans found throughout the space, and artist Dale Chihuly crafted the colorful glass sculpture of thousands of oracle Chinese cranes that hangs in the hotel’s lobby. If you’re struck by the beautiful architecture of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel, the credit goes to Brennan Beer Gorman, Architects, L.L.P. Internationally renowned for architecture and interior design, the group has designed hotels, resorts, casinos and other projects around the world since the mid-1980s.
The design of the Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, New York reflects Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s exotic Oriental heritage, as seen in the use of artifacts and small details, adding to the overall luxurious feel of the hotel. Also reflected in the design are more contemporary elements revealing its New York City location. Situated at Columbus Circle, the point from which all distances from Manhattan are measured, the hotel could not be more ideally located. It stands at a cornerstone of Central Park and serves as the perfect meeting point, bridging east and west, north and south.