Renaissance Mingjie Hotel
Renaissance Mingjie Hotel – Shanghai Los Angeles Times, Dec 2010
In preparation for this year’s World Expo, development has been on the rise in Shanghai. One of the newest entrants is the Renaissance Mingjie Hotel, part of a large complex in teh city’s Putuo District.
The design by VOA Associate is all about color and merging Shanghai’s history with a bit of modernity. “We designed an exclusive product that blended the beauty of western influence mixed with the eastern culture while incorporating the new Renaissance brand standards,” explains Patricia Rotondo, senior vice president, VOA. “The motif ‘winds of change’ reads well through our use of different patterns, textures, and colors throughout the hotel, giving the hotel guest a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. We were working with Marriott to make a statement that the Renaissance brand was a mach more contemporary brand in China than in the rest of the world and at the same time that it related to Shanghai as an international city.”. Full Article