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Fontainebleau Resort
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When the owners of the iconic Fontainebleau Resort sought to revitalize this historic hotel, the Miami retreat for Hollywood’s elite during the mid-20th century, they called upon Jeffrey Beers International. JBI honored the original 1954 design of famed architect Morris Lapidus while updating it for the sophisticated guest of today. In the lobby, for example, white marble is inlaid with black-onyx bow-tie shapes, and at Bleau Bar, an…


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Villard Michel Richard
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As part of a major renovation of the New York Palace Hotel, JBI was commissioned to design a fine dining restaurant for acclaimed chef Michel Richard. The three rooms that comprise Villard Michel Richard are landmarked interiors from the historic 1882 mansion of Henry Villard; JBI honored this historic space while infusing the restaurant with a contemporary energy and glamour. JBI’s design reflects the whimsical personality of Michel…


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The Cove
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The Cove is the multiple award-winning luxury hotel component within the larger Atlantis resort. Here, architecture melds with nature in the breezeway, a series of interlocking walkways in and around the hotel that allow guests unlimited access to the sounds, scents, and vistas of the surf and sand. The journey begins with regal 35-foot-tall limestone columns, which anchor the temple-like lobby and its 25-foot-long woven-copper pendants.…


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Pomme Palais
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Pomme Palais is a stunning jewel box displaying artistic food and pastries from renowned chef Michel Richard. JBI designed a space to match the color, energy, and artistry of Michel Richard’s creations. The design team developed a bold, grapefruit-red signature color and used mirrors, metallic tiles, and polished chrome finishes to display Michel Richard’s culinary art like pieces of fine jewelry. 


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The Plaza Food Hall
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Commissioned to transform the basement at the iconic Plaza Hotel into a European-style food hall, JBI carved a cavernous subterranean space into nine inviting restaurant and food-retail stations for the first phase of the project in collaboration with Todd English. For the Food Hall’s expansion in 2012, Beers worked with The Plaza to curate a diverse selection of upscale retail shops, their layout carefully designed to engage visitors.…


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Toy
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Envisioned as a fluid environment that transitions from dining destination to nightclub, Toy is a nightlife playground inspired by the notion of restaurant as fashion. The 12th collaboration between restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow and Jeffrey Beers International, its centerpiece is a 1,500-pound ceiling installation of mirrored triangles that pulsates with projections of geishas and Ming dynasty motifs—a sort of origami meets disco ball.…


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The 40/40 Club
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The renovated 40/40 Club is a dazzling sports bar-nightclub hybrid that reflects the personal style of owner Jay-Z. Its two levels are connected by an upscale version of bleachers—subway tile, metallic-upholstered banquettes, and mirrored columns combine winningly. Taking inspiration from the neighborhood’s classic architecture, glowing lights set off the original grand arched windows, a massive fiber-optic chandelier appoints the…


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Estiatorio Milos Miami
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For the fifth outpost of this award-winning contemporary Greek restaurant, Jeffrey Beers International worked closely with owner Costas Spiliadis to ensure every inch of the expansive space physically represents the Milos philosophy: the highest-quality ingredients prepared authentically and offered with heartfelt hospitality. The wood ceiling, ethereal pendant globes, and bronze-accented bar add warmth to the pristine, predominantly…


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15 Central Park West
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Andrea Kerzner’s affinity for art and travel inspired the design of this 4,200-square-foot home she shares with her family. Ms. Kerzner envisioned the space as an open and light-filled modern loft that would create a suitable setting for entertaining and for displaying her diverse art collection. Playing off the dynamic array of painting and sculpture, the interiors emphasize texture, materiality, and color. In planning the space, the…


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Meet the Minds of Hospitality Design

Jeffrey Beers was featured in an interview series by Hospitality Design magazined titled “Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant

Design.” Jeffrey answers the magazine’s questions about his past mentors, clients, the ever-changing hospitality industry and what his dream job would be. Take a look at the full interview here(pictured: Pomme Palais at the New York Palace Hotel)


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WestHouse Hotel Opens in New York

​Luxury boutique hotel WestHouse opened this month in midtown Manhattan. Inspired by the hotel’s historic 1927 building and storied Hollywood past, JBI designed WestHouse to evoke the refined yet relaxed ambiance of an upscale residence, with subtle nods to Art Deco. JBI continued the residential aesthetic in guest rooms with hardwood floors and a soft tone-on-tone palette. Opening in Spring 2014, The Terrace (pictured) offers a multifunctional dining and living space that feels like part of a home. 


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DB Brasserie Las Vegas

DB Brasserie, opening this spring at the Venetian, was named one of Travel + Leisure’s “Best New Restaurants” in Las Vegas. Take a look at the article here.


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Japonais by Morimoto opens in Chicago

Having designed the original Japonais in 2004, JBI participated in revamping the beloved Chicago restaurant to reflect the restaurant’s new partner, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. The result is significantly reconfigured dining rooms, a new bespoke shochu bar, and an open kitchen and redesigned sushi bar that is tailored to the precise specifications of Chef Morimoto. 


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Fontainebleau Miami in USA Today

The Fontainebleau Miami has been a Miami icon since the 1950s, and JBI’s design of its public spaces and restaurants continues to dazzle guests while honoring the original vision of mid-century architect Morris Lapidus. Take a look at nine hotels where bold design can enhance your stay here.


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Avenue5 Opens in Naples

Avenue5, an American Grill located at the Inn on Fifth in Naples, Florida, opened January 2014. JBI designed a luminous space inspired by the hip yet classic resort style of Naples. The restaurant’s light wood, satin brass and signature coral color evoke the natural elements of the beach and vibrant Florida sunset. 


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Adam Platt Reviews Villard Michel Richard

Adam Platt of New York Magazine gave two stars to Villard Michel Richard. “Jeffrey Beers has filled the space with giant canvases of twentieth-century cinema divas (Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelley, etc.) and rows of tables illuminated from below with pools of white light.” Take a look at the review here.


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Toy Wins "So Cool" Gold Key Award

Toy, a restaurant and nightclub in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, won the “Judges’ So Cool” category at this year’s Gold Key Awards ceremony. The judges were taken by the level of detail the team was able to achieve in a short time frame, having adapted their original pop-up concept to a permanent venue in just seven weeks. Congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists—take a look at a full list here


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A First Look at WestHouse

WestHouse, a new Art Deco-inspired luxury boutique hotel, is set to open this winter in Midtown Manhattan, just steps away from NYC landmarks such as Carnegie Hall and Columbus Circle. Conde Nast Traveler took a first look at the property, which was designed to feel like a house away from home. View the magazine’s slideshow here


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The Hollywood Reporter features WestHouse

The Hollywood Reporter previewed seven New York boutique hotels opening this fall, including JBI-designed WestHouse in New York. WestHouse’s 1920s-inspired interiors, coupled with unique complimentary amenities, will make guests feel as if they are staying in a well-appointed residence rather than a traditional hotel. Take a look at the slideshow of New York boutique hotels here


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