I recently launched a new feature on Boston.com travel column called “Dramatic Designs”. The feature focuses on the unique, extraordinary and completely stunning amenities, artwork and attributes you might find in a hotel. The feature runs every Monday, so tune in to see what I’m highlighting! In the meantime, here’s a sneak-peak from one of my favorite New York City hotels, the Gramercy Park Hotel:
At the top of the Gramercy Park Hotel is the rooftop garden and Gramercy Terrace, which leads to the outdoor dining and entertainment space, and the dramatic Drawing Room at the hotel. There are approximately 4,000 light bulbs in the Drawing Room’s ceiling art, which was conceived by Julian Schnabel. If you’re worried about energy efficiency, only 2 percent of those light bulbs actually light up.
Read more in my ‘Pack Up‘ column.