Black Gold

Submitted by Joseph McDonnell

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Client: Thompson Hotel

Location: Seattle, WA, United States

Completion date: 2016

Artwork budget: $90,000

Project Team

Artist

Joseph McDonnell

Atelier McDonnell

Client

Thompson Hotel

Overview

This was an open stairwell which called for a suspended chandelier. The chandelier stands at 40 inches by 15 inches by 40 inches and was made of blown glass and stainless steel.

Goals

To enhance the lobby of this hotel, whose color palette was dark and grey.

Process

The Artist Joseph McDonnell and The Tompkins Hotel.The design team of the developer favored Joe using smoked glass because most of the interiors were dark and grey and really loved the added amber, enriching the smoked glass.