OPENING CEREMONY at Ace Hotel New York
Opening Ceremony, the high-fashion version of a cultural-exchange program, unveils its new outpost at Ace Hotel New York on Valentine’s Day. They’ll be joined by Project No.8’s anti-souvenir shop, No. 8a. The people behind these shops are curators, rather than owners. They’ll be bringing their pitch-perfect favorites to the Ace, suiting the stores to everything...
ARKITIP Issue 0053X: Mark of Collaboration
Jeremy Pelley x Fritz Mesenbrink x Mathew Foster of OMFGCo Arkitip asked Ace’s Alex Calderwood and John Jay of Studio J to curate their latest issue, X: Mark of Collaboration. It’s made up entirely of creative alliances between artists and innovators. After you look at this selection of pages and pictures of John and Alex working on the issue, you might want to get one. You can do...
LOVE IS ALL: Valentine's Day in New York City
We’re giving away one night in a Loft Suite at Ace New York on Valentine’s Day. Register here, and enter by February 10th (that’s Wednesday). Even if you don’t win, we have other special, somewhat scandalous packages for you and your very important person:
New York City is covered in snow. This picture is from the window of room 918. It’s pretty epic. If you’re stuck here, you can stay with us for not very much, and we’ll buy you a Stumptown hot chocolate while you’re here. If you’re not stuck here, you’re kind of missing out because it looks really beautiful in the streets, and the hot chocolate is...
From Lucien, 6, in the mezzanine drawers at Ace Hotel Portland.
HANDMADE BY REAL PEOPLE.
We worked with Commune Design to make Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs. They made The Commune, designed guest rooms and communal spaces, and worked with other collaborators to make Ace Palm Springs the magical place that it is. Commune just opened a Community Shop at our hotel, with things that are handmade by real people, including cups and bowls by Heath Ceramics, who made Do Not...
Night Audit : Donovan at Ace Hotel Portland
Donovan is at the front desk at Ace Hotel Portland. He chose an LP from the lobby that describes him. And what is it? Come by and dance with him sometime. Donovan was also featured on a local Portland fashion blog called Urban Weeds. Come by and tell him you like his suspenders. Photo by Lisa Warninger of Urban Weeds
Ty Williams paints in room 803 at Ace Hotel New York.
EXPAC || JAN 29 ACE HOTEL NEW YORK
ExPAC 5 tonight at Ace Hotel New York - an evening of Northwest sensibility brought to you by Adam Davidson. Co-hosts and DJs J. Escobedo Shepherd MD, Rezound and Sam Hockley-Smith are spinning downstairs in LIBERTY HALL, and we have drink specials for Washington and Oregon ID holders. Friday Jan 29, 7 to 10pm. Rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org. See the full invite on our facebook page.
LOVE IS THE WORD
Our good friend and artist, Billi Kid, just partnered with the Public Works department to create a T-shirt to help raise funds for the American Red Cross in aid of Haiti. We know a shirt can’t save the world, but it can inspire people to save the world. Get yours here.
BLACKBIRD x ALDEN at ACE HOTEL New York
Blackbird Seattle launched their new collaboration with Alden Shoes last week with 5 styles on view in room 408 at Ace Hotel New York. Here’s a shot of one of our favorites.
Harley-Davidson at Ace New York
Harley-Davidson took over Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel New York Thursday night to preview and celebrate their new Back to Basics line. The release launched the New York International Motorcycle Show. We even got to rub elbows with the legendary Willie G. Davidson. See more shots below.
We had a good year.
Photo by Justin Kent. Photo by Eric Laingel. 2009 was full of good things. In the Spring, Ace Hotel & Swim Club hotel came to Palm Springs. Ace Hotel New York, Stumptown, and The Breslin opened in the summer. We’ve been getting a lot of flattering winks and catcalls from the press. Here’s a selected list of honors from 2009: + New York Times T Magazine : The Decade in Hotels Although...