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MONOGRAM at BBGM Taps International Hospitality Expert, Josh Mason, As Design Director

MONOGRAM at BBGM Taps International Hospitality Expert, Josh Mason, As Design Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. — July 1, 2019 — MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors at BBGM, a leading interior design firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Scottsdale, Arizona announced today that Josh Mason has joined its team as design director. Based out of the D.C. office, Mason brings a wealth of international hospitality experience to the firm.

As design director, Mason will oversee the day-to-day design process for the firm’s hospitality projects, working closely with clients to help realize their visions and bring them to life. Fostering strong relationships with clients, Mason will conduct design reviews and set design direction to ensure the client’s program, mission, and goals are met. 

“Josh brings a worldly mix of cultures and ideas from his work abroad that is vital as we continue to grow our expansive luxury hospitality interiors portfolio,” said Kathryn Mickel, principal and director of hospitality interiors. “With his extensive background and expertise in hospitality design, we are certain Josh will be an excellent addition to our MONOGRAM family.”

Prior to joining MONOGRAM, Mason worked as an interior designer for a boutique New York hotel for over 10 years. In 2008, Mason relocated to Dubai to work on larger international projects including the St. Regis in Abu Dhabi; Intercontinental in Doha, Qatar; Hilton in Jeddah, KSA; Raffles in Istanbul; Mansard Hotel in Riyadh, KSA; and Kempinski in Amman, Jordan. Leveraging his global experience and drawing inspiration from a wide range of cultures and ideas, Mason identifies and expands on what sets each project apart.

“As MONOGRAM continues to expand as an internationally prominent firm, I look forward to collaborating and creating beautiful, exciting hospitality projects, near and far,” said Josh Mason. “I intend to push the boundaries of design to create a one of a kind experience for each client.”

MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors and BBGM are recognized leaders in their design fields and consistently rank among the top design firms worldwide. From luxury interior design to large scale urban projects, they create projects that respect and reflect the distinct social, cultural and architectural traditions of their communities.


About MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors at BBGM

Founded in 1987, BBGM is an internationally renowned architecture and interior design firm with offices in Washington D.C. and Scottsdale, Arizona. MONOGRAM Hospitality Interiors at BBGM was established as a specialty studio focused on design for the luxury hospitality and residential markets. The studio has been practicing internationally for over 20 years with projects throughout the Americas, the Caribbean, Middle-East and China. The MONOGRAM Team is comprised of seasoned professionals and innovative young designers committed to collaborative problem solving, sustainable practices and responsible design. For more information, visit: www.bbgm.com.

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