What is the design style of The Mark?

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You won’t find a single design style at The Mark, but rather a seamless blend of classic elegance and striking modern whimsy. Guest rooms at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel are decorated primarily with a calming neutral color palette with dark wood trim and textured fabric wallpaper with crown molding throughout. It creates a comfortable-yet-charming retreat from the bustle of the big city. Colorful touches like chartreuse-hued curtains and oversized mirror-image photographs behind the beds create a feeling of contemporary cool. The same goes for this luxury New York hotel's lobby: the striped black-and-white marble floor lends an Art Deco vibe, and is unexpectedly paired with gold loveseats, metal-and-mirror wall art plus other pieces commissioned by Pierre Passebon such as the unique hanging lamps in the central foyer.

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When you walk into The Mark, the first thing you will notice about the design is the striking black-and-white-striped marble floor in the reception area, and the tall black boxes that act as desks on either side of the doorway. Overall, the space maintains a 1930s Art Deco vibe with a splash of 1960s funk. The New York City hotel got its look in 2009, when the space was revamped by French designer Jacques Grange. The fantastic foyer floor is decorated with plush velvet furniture, various modern art pieces along the walls and contemporary lamps standing guard in the corners. While it feels like you have stepped into a luxury hotel, The Mark doesn’t take itself too seriously.

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