While we may not have quite made it to YouTube- or Vine-star status (we’re working on our makeup tutorial skills) HD got in the Facebook Live game last week with our first video. Editor in chief Stacy Shoemaker Rauen sat down with Kemper Hyers, senior vice president of design for Starwood Capital Group, whose ultra-luxurious, award-winning Baccarat Hotel & Residences in New York made waves when it opened last year.
Check out the video, where Hyers delves into a bit of the Baccarat brand’s history, and some of the hotel’s design details, including key features of the beautiful, barrel vaulted-ceilinged bar where the interview took place.
Also, be sure to tune in for our next Facebook Live interview on Thursday, October 13th at 3:30 p.m. EST, where Stacy will explore New York’s Printing House West Village—featured in our September issue, where we explored the limits of creativity in projects outside the traditional hospitality realm—with Workshop/APD principal Andrew Kotchen. Continue reading →