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We design award-winning, one-of-akind hotels & resorts around the world. Four Seasons Milan was BAMO’s first project. Since then we’ve had the privilege of working with many of the world’s other luxury operators, including Auberge, Capella, Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula, Ritz-Carlton, Rosewood, Taj, and Waldorf Astoria. Our portfolio includes urban hotels, tropical resorts, vibrant restaurants, and serene spas. Each of our projects is unique. Rather than replicating a look or style, we design hotels and resorts that respond to the location of each property and immerse ourselves in the regional culture. By understanding the site’s past and present, we can create authentic, memorable spaces that resonate with visitors from all corners of the world. Our team and our designs have met with success. BAMO is a Gold Key Designer of Year and our founders are members of HD’s illustrious Platinum Circle.

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“A showcase for Brazilian design, with BAMO devising a scheme that pays homage to the country’s creative heritage.” —Sleeper Magazine

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SÃO PAULO, NAÇÕES UNIDAS SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

The brief was simple - to design the best hotel

organic abstraction of Burle Marx helped to

in São Paulo, something that fused Paulistano

develop a vision that is “bold and evocative

style with the lofty expectations of the 5-star

modern, an international luxury aesthetic

luxury traveler and Four Seasons guests

rendered in Brazilian materials and infused with

Diligent research and numerous site visits

classic Paulistano flavor.”

to absorb the local design philosophy and experience the city’s vibrant culture led the design team to create a space that is authentic to notable Brazilian architects and artisans, with modern international luxuries. Niemeyer’s bold strokes of sweeping modernism and the

Highlighted moments of impact include the signature vibrant red, spiral sculptural staircase that anchors the end of the lobby, and the polished and sophisticated Presidential Suite that is a showcase for Brazilian artisans within a clean, architectural and luxurious envelope.

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“Every venue and detail embraces the grandeur of Chicago, recapturing our heritage with approachable luxury, landmark service and community soul. The hotel is part of the fabric of the city. It’s where legacy and vibrancy meet.” —Peter Simoncelli General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

THE RITZ-CARLTON, CHICAGO CHICAGO, IL

A testament to time aligned with the present,

building’s historic exterior, and the more

this highly anticipated refashioning revels in the

abstract vitality and energy of the city. The

city’s heritage of architecture, forward-thinking

focal point of the main lobby is the Flying

design, and industrial innovation. Inspired

Wave, a stunning floating sculpture made

by the hotel’s iconic address that unites city,

from four types of hand-blown glass in blue

lake, and sky, BAMO took cues from Chicago’s

tones reminiscent of Lake Michigan. Soaring

bold architecture to develop a modern design

19 foot quarter figured American Walnut “fins”

throughout the lobbies, culinary destinations,

cleverly divide the social lounge, lobby bar,

and social spaces — furthering The Ritz-Carlton

and restaurant, while celebrating the verticality

as a beacon in the city.

of the space and the skyscrapers in the view

To establish a strong, core narrative, the design

beyond.

references both physical elements, like the

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CHILENO BAY RESORT & RESIDENCES CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

On the tip of the Baja California Peninsula,

the spaces are clean, light, and airy. Modern

where desert meets the sea, this intimate

spaces flow one into the next, with marble

beach front resort is the ultimate in laid-back

flooring balanced by the warmth of wood

luxury. The design of Chileno Bay Resort &

ceilings above. Encaustic tiles in a mix of

Residences is decidedly modern, a departure

modern geometrics and traditional patterns

from the more traditional, Hacienda-style

appear as mini art installations, with colors

properties in the area. With youthful

inspired by the cactus and agave landscape

exuberance the property offers an authentic,

and cerulean blue waters.

yet fresh and unexpected Cabo experience.

In a geographic market that is very familiar with

BAMO took inspiration from the idyllic

luxury, Chileno Bay sits above the competition

location, designing a palette that

with a comfortable scale, authentic materials

complements the natural environment,

and well-integrated local art collection.

exalting the view with floor to ceiling windows, and leveraging the climate with indoor/ outdoor living. With simple, direct forms,

“The aesthetic is contemporary, stylish and warm, with tasteful accents of Mexico, beautiful finishes and great art.” —Mark Harmon Founder, Auberge Resorts Collection

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“We aim to be a game changer in the Dubai luxury hotel market.” —Simon Casson Regional VP & GM, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

FOUR SEASONS RESORT DUBAI AT JUMEIRAH BEACH DUBAI, UAE

Thrilled to design something fresh in a city

Highlights include a palatial lobby with

known for landmark projects, BAMO embarked

soaring 10 meter ceiling, lobby rotunda with

on Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah

octagonal silver-leafed dome, grand stair with

Beach. Our team took inspiration from Dubai’s

cascading Venetian glass chandelier, and spa

cosmopolitan allure, vibrant culture, and

with mosaic dome punctuated by rays of light.

stunning views of the Persian Gulf.

The soft color palette references the resort’s

The building’s exterior is Andalusian, the

waterfront setting.

Spanish Islamic style familiar within the region.

With its unparalleled location and fresh, opulent

Stepping inside the hotel, subtle references

design, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah

remain, with BAMO beautifully transforming

Beach has risen to the top of the ultra-luxe and

traditional forms in a contemporary way. Finely

ultra-competitive Dubai market.

appointed details can be seen throughout.

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“Overlooking the Boston Public Garden, the Four Seasons Boston continues to stand up to it’s reputation as a refuge of luxury for residents and guests alike.” —Boston Common Magazine

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BOSTON BOSTON, MA

Fifteen years after our first renovation, BAMO

experience, and emphasize the gorgeous

returned to the Four Seasons Boston to

views over Boston Common. Eclectic

breathe new life into the beloved property,

groupings of mirrors and artworks make

creating interiors that would appeal to the

quaint collections, encompassing themes of

hotel’s sophisticated clientele spellbound

the sea and Boston’s natural environs.

by Boston’s old-world charm. Soft touches refreshed the timeless lobby, retaining the classic bold lines and warm ambiance while ramping up the glamour with modern artwork

The metamorphosis of the Garden and Presidential suites is rich and layered, reflecting a blend of classic and modern

and luxurious new furnishings.

styling. Brass fixtures are paired with

Tranquil and open, the guestrooms embody

mod furnishings are offset by a collection of

the luxury of space. Thoughtful use of

antique books and oil paintings.

sculptural contemporary lighting, while

color serves as a backdrop to define the

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“The two-story lobby is cozy and home-like, but also spacious and elegant…The hotel is inviting, luxurious, clean, and contemporary.” —Haute Living

GALLERIA PARK HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO, CA

There reimagining of Joie de Vivre’s most

where daily “Martini Hour” is held, nodding

historic property draws inspiration from the

to the hotel’s historic role in the birth of the

Art Deco bones of the 1911 building. BAMO’s

classic cocktail.

phased renovation included guest rooms, suites, meeting and event space, and the

Layering in unique design elements from

lobby and mezzanine.

across the eras in which the hotel has thrived

Throughout the entire property, key elements

Venetian blinds, mid-century lighting, and

of the original building were restored and

contemporary artworks – creates a cohesive

honored – from the historic elevator banks,

bridge from past to present. Custom

to the pristine 1900s-era marble staircase and

furnishings, a palette of fresh neutrals, and

original cast iron railing that runs the height

eclectic accents infuse a sense of modern

of the building. A closeted back-bar was

elegance with timeless appeal.

– the original staircase, “film noir” inspired

reimagined to reveal a jewel box crystalline bar

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HAN YUE LOU HOTEL, SOLIS NANJING NANJING, CHINA

Designed as a business hotel as well as an

classical components add a sense of scale and

important social hub for locals, Han Yue Lou

proportion reminiscent of a grand house.

takes its design cues from its location, while offering guests the luxuries they’ve come to expect from an international 5-star hotel. BAMO discretely weaved Chinese style references throughout the hotel, resulting in sophisticated, modern spaces with a

The ambiance continues with individual carpet runners adorning wood floors within the guestroom corridors. Similar to a yacht, the guestrooms are expertly fitted out for functionality. Millwork and a contemporary

classic vibe.

lacquer desk provide guests with an efficient

The lobby and public areas are cosmopolitan

on a slightly more residential feel, with a

and unexpected. Lighting and polished stone

bed alcove and walls upholstered in silk

add to the dramatic first impression, while

with wood trim.

work space, while the sleeping area takes

“BAMO and Spin—responsible for some of the world’s most stunning hotels—have assisted to create a state-of-the-art property that will become an important landmark in China.” —Horst Schulze Chairman and CEO, Capella Hotel Group

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ROSEWOOD SAND HILL MENLO PARK, CA

Our charge: create a 5-star luxury hotel atop

complemented by rich wood tones of walnut,

Sand Hill Road, just minutes from Stanford

cherry, and cedar, which are integrated into

University and the nation’s foremost equity

architectural details and selected furniture

firms. The result: Rosewood Sand Hill has

pieces. Throughout the hotel are contemporary

become the social epicenter of the Peninsula.

works by several accomplished artists including

Feeling more like a stylish residence than a

Rex Ray, Nathan Oliveira, and Jim Isermann.

suburban hotel, it appeals to Silicon Valley professionals, business travelers, well-heeled vacationers, and chic locals.

We designed the reception, library lounge, bar, Michelin-starred Madera restaurant, banquet facilities, spa, guestrooms, and suites.

Drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscape, the interiors of the hotel are classic Northern California. The design team mixed European elegance and tradition with casual, indoor/outdoor verve to create a comfortable and stylish retreat. Soothing neutral hues are

“Rosewood Sand Hill fills a gaping hole for luxury within the high-tech perimeter.” —Wine Luxury

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“BAMO really understood our design philosophy and was able to deliver a comfortable, beautiful, and functional design with a twist; not the predictable product.” —Dana Kalczak Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

FOUR SEASONS RESORT BORA BORA BORA BORA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

With a turquoise lagoon protected by a fringe

In addition to natural beauty, the pacific

of white coral on one side and two soaring

islands possess a rich history and culture.

mountain peaks on the other, BAMO’s design

Design inspiration is drawn from elements

of Four Seasons Bora Bora celebrates its

specific to Bora Bora, including local tools,

stunning locale, as well as its cultural context.

small utilitarian furniture, and adornment

The orientation of buildings and framing of windows emphasize the island views. Rooms are designed to take advantage of the natural cross ventilation, thus reducing the need for air conditioning. Simple shapes and quiet interior

including feather, bone, carving, and tattoos. Design motifs find their way into textile patterns, woodwork, and artwork selections. These touches of culture add “ornament” to a very serene design.

colors allow the visual focus to remain on the brilliant blue of the surrounding ocean.

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TERRANEA RESORT RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA

Commanding a 270 degree view of the Pacific

The design features a blend of classic Santa

Ocean, Terranea Resort is located on one of

Barbara Spanish Colonial style, layered

the most breathtaking stretches of California

with contemporary elements to create

coastline. BAMO’s design of the original

the effortless, casual elegance of coastal

resort honors its locale, reclaiming the spirit

California. Taking an understated approach

and charm of old California, while the recent

to colors, the guestrooms feature a calming

guestroom renovation retains the heritage of

seaside palette of soft blue greys and warm

Terranea’s distinct brand and enhancing the

neutrals, allowing Terranea’s stunning Pacific

guest experience with richer, more luxurious

Ocean vistas to take center stage.

residential style and 5-star appointments.

“The enhancements and innovations—both large and small—over the past eight years ensure that Terranea continues to thrive as we build our legacy as an iconic L.A. resort.” —Terri A. Haack President, Terranea Resort

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GRAND HOTEL A VILLA FELTRINELLI LAKE GARDA, ITALY

Legendary hotelier Bob Burns hired BAMO

guestrooms and adjacency of spaces), interior

to transform a derelict 1892 neo-Gothic castle

architecture, furnishings, lighting, artwork,

on Lake Garda into a sumptuous 21-room

graphics, tableware, linens, building colors,

hotel. Vacant for decades, major renovations

landscaping, swimming pool, even the

requiring approval by the Italian preservation

hotel’s private boat, La Contessa. Careful

authorities were required in order to convert

attention was paid to creating a seamless

the property into a 5-star hotel.

transition between old and new architecture,

BAMO was retained by Mr. Burns to oversee the design of “everything the guest might see” and think creatively about the property as a whole. This included space planning (including determining the number of

employing a consistent approach to materials and detailing. Setting a new standard for luxury, BAMO continues to reinvision the sophisticated design to reflect the ambiance and lifestyle of the Italian Lake District at the turn of the century.

“Each room defies cookie-cutter design with decorative flamboyance.” —Town & Country Magazine

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“We maintained what was existing and whatever was new is contemporary with a classical flair or line, with an elegance that melds with the historic.” —Steve Henry Principal, BAMO

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MADRID MADRID, SPAIN

Set within a series of seven heritage buildings

Elegant, classical, and contemporary describe

in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol neighborhood, the

the hotel as a whole. Three signature spaces,

200-room Four Seasons is a showpiece flagship

the lobby, the Royal Suite and the Function

property that incorporates a unique blend

level all rely heavily on the reuse of historical

of yesterday and today. From the beginning

elements, whether patterned stone floors,

we had to give ourselves over to the project

ornately carved stone portal elements, rich

and the history of the buildings, embracing

wood shutters, carved doors, 19th century

the surprises and nuances that presented at

brass Cremona fittings. The luxury suites are

every turn. Responding to and respecting the

all individually designed and each one has the

past, the attitude was simply to find joy and

feel of grand Madrid apartment, with a strong

excitement in creating ways to incorporate

residential feel that mixed contemporary and

these unique discoveries into the design.

historical elements.

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“The river is the cultural and historical lifeblood of Bangkok, and we wanted to capture the tension between this slow-motion dreamscape and the chaotic, frenetic atmosphere elsewhere in the city.” —Gerry Jue Principal, BAMO

CAPELLA HOTEL BANGKOK BANGKOK, THAILAND

For the Capella Hotel Bangkok, Country

In the Lobby and Living Room a sophisticated

Group and BAMO’s aesthetic vision was

palette of rich, dark woods, warm neutral

inspired by the significance of the site in

upholstery, and luxurious metals create an

Bangkok’s history and its prime location on

ideal setting for taking in the all-important

the “River of Kings.” Consequently, the design

view while mingling with Bangkok’s elite. The

reflects the multicultural flavor of the district

hotel can boast that all guestrooms, suites,

while paying subtle homage to traditional Thai

and villas will have equally fantastic, floor-to-

architectural elements and decorative motifs.

ceiling views of the river, creating a private oases in a contemporary classic style that are a refuge from the bustling city.

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“We envisage Chao Phraya Estate will become one of Bangkok’s most exclusive addresses – an iconic property that maximizes the best of waterfront living.” —Ben Taechaubol Director and CEO, Country Group Development PCL

FOUR SEASONS PRIVATE RESIDENCES BANGKOK BANGKOK, THAILAND

Set along the banks of the Chao Phraya

The “house-like” Sales Gallery and classic,

River, this ultra-luxury urban resort is

contemporary 4-Bedroom Show Unit are

intended to be an oasis amidst the vibrant

fully dressed with built-in upgrades, art,

chaos of modern Bangkok, with the Private

accessories, and locally sourced furnishings.

Residences as its centerpiece. Featuring a

With a sophisticated international buyer in

one-of-a-kind geometric design, the tower

mind, BAMO introduced a rich, neutral color

features all corner units with unobstructed

and materials palette, opened spaces to

panoramic views of both river and city

take advantage of the views, enhanced room

skyline, across all 355 residences. BAMO

heights, and created a mix of public/private

designed the tower’s entry lobby, corridors,

zones.

unit plans and finishes, and Four Seasons Club, consisting of two amenities floors and a rooftop pool lounge.

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ST. REGIS RESIDENCES, BOSTON BOSTON, MA

Located in a former warehouse and shipping

The lobby shows reflections of Boston’s

district, the St. Regis Residences Boston will

maritime heritage with a sail-inspired carved

define the Seaport signature. Inspiration

feature wall, nautical reception desk, and the

was drawn from the form, scale, and

use of hand-forged bronze, barnacle textures,

materiality of New England’s nautical past

and a palette colored by the tones at water’s

and future. An air of East Coast yachting

edge. The influence of Boston Commons

luxury, from fashion to cuisine, manifests into

lush greenery and dappled light reveals itself

an exclusive experience above the harbor

in the spa, while materiality in the amenity

walk. The adjacency of the residential areas

lounge references the Seaport district

to very prominent open space manifests

during the industrial revolution with detailed

architecturally into a blending of public and

stitching, bronze fluting and decorative

private while remaining exclusive.

blown glass lighting.

“BAMO’s creative spirit and exceptional design talent makes them a terrific partner for us at The St. Regis Residences, Boston. With their international hospitality experience, we’re confident their work for us will deliver the most beautiful, luxury experience for our residents.” —Jon Cronin CEO, Cronin Development

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METROPOLIS TOWER III LOS ANGELES, CA

The residences at Metropolis borrow

Parkside amenity and wellness spaces are

aesthetically from the concept of the wave;

strongly influenced by the quintessential,

A tribute to both its West Coast locale

sun-drenched California lifestyle where

and an energy, freedom, and kinetic flow

the indoor and outdoor effortlessly blend

that is uniquely Los Angeles. The on-trend

together. Entertainment zones are uniquely

mix of retro inspirations and leading edge

composed; a Collector’s Library inspired by

design will pay homage to the masters of

sound waves and the vibrant LA music scene,

California modernism, layered with curated

a lush, deep sea blue-cocooned Screening

focal pieces from LA’s premier artists and

room, and the Luxury Lounge reminiscent of

designers. Flowing forms and natural

a retro, mod-chic social club.

materials are punctuated by soothing palettes and patinated metals for a youthful, yet sophisticated, relaxed vibe.

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URBAN UNION SEATTLE, WA

The first of three commercial projects in the

harmony with the architecture. Enhancing the

Pacific Northwest, Urban Union displays

soft warm, welcoming glow from the inside-

BAMO’s hotel design experience and interior

out is a sculptural wood wall, made from

architecture expertise within an office

reclaimed American White Oak sourced from

environment that is cutting-edge, hospitality-

an old train trestle bridge in Missouri. This

driven, and engaging for its tenants and

modern sculptural feature anchors the space

visitors.

and spans out like the canopy of a tree over

The signature blue cube welcomes visitors with its glowing street presence and offset angles. Designed as both a piece of art and unique entry experience, the intent was to

the Lobby & Great Room. Below, the stone floor reflects the dynamic form of the wood, culminating in an infinity edge, stepping stone water feature.

create an environment in which the color, light, and form of sculptural glass works in

“While the welcoming gesture is convivial, the purpose is pragmatic: giving tenants a competitive edge, though design, and attracting other likeminded companies.” —Mark McMenamin Interior Design Magazine

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MADISON CENTRE SEATTLE, WA

Located at one of Seattle’s most prominent

and welcoming. BAMO’s ultimate goal

intersections, this innovative, vertical

was to work on a structure optimized for

corporate campus is designed from street

performance. They selected highly efficient

to sky to help tenants attract top talent and

floor plates to allow for the abundant

maximize productivity. Madison Centre’s

natural light into the smart building systems,

three-story Grand Rotunda with living

allowing for every element to create the

wall welcomes guests to this iconic office

ideal working environment. The signature

tower, which features a host of alternative

Madison Rotunda creates an inviting and

workspaces, a large conference center, a

memorable brand experience. From outside,

best-in-class fitness center, and breathtaking

it’s an instantly recognizable work of art,

views of Puget Sound and the city.

sure to become a local landmark, as well

Madison Centre offers an environment that fosters collaboration, productivity and efficiency, yet feels warm, gracious

as a masterpiece of environmental healthimproving air quality, reducing noise and easing stress.

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CENTRE 425 BELLEVUE, WA

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This 16-story office building exemplifies

offering a variety of comfortable, engaging

BAMO’s efforts to develop dramatic and

environments equipped to support both

soothing spaces that fascinate without

collaboration and focused work. The

distraction. Intricate woodwork, luxe materials

ambiance of Centre 425 lends itself to the

and beautiful lighting create stunning

functional but classic Pacific Northwestern

moments of impact that allow for a sense of

style, evident throughout the lobby, library,

pride and reception upon entry. At its heart is

great room, meeting rooms, fitness and

the building’s indoor/outdoor gathering place,

wellness spaces.


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OPERATORS What began with Four Seasons Hotel Milan, has expanded into an award-winning portfolio of hotels and resorts from San Francisco to Bora Bora, Cabo San Lucas to Dubai. We’ve had the pleasure of working with many of the world’s leading luxury operators, as well as visionary hotel entrepreneurs, including:

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