Anthony J. DiGuiseppe AIA RIBA is President and CEO of DiGuiseppe Architect, an International Hotel and Resort Design firm, with offices in New York and Boca Raton. He is a Registered Architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects since 1985, as well as a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Mr. DiGuiseppe attended the United States Naval Academy for Naval Architecture and Analytical Management; he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Architecture from City College of New York.
The firm’s architecture and interior design work has been published extensively in the United States, the Caribbean and Great Britain, particularly in American Spa Magazine (Cover), Hospitality Design, European Spa Magazine, Hotel Design (Cover), Boutique Hotel Design, Interior Design and Hotel and Motel Management. He has been a speaker at conferences for the hospitality industry; the Lodging Conference in Phoenix, BITEC, HITEC, IMN panels in New York, Miami, and Las Vegas on Condo Hotels, and he is a delegate of the Global Spa Summit and has been on panels at the Global Spa Summit in Istanbul and Aspen on the Future of Architecture and industry events on Green and Sustainable design, was invited to join Hotel Design Magazines’ Design Roundtable at HD in Miami Beach, as well as judging the International Student Spa Competition at the Istanbul Global Spa Summit.
The firm, with it’s small design staff, provides quality personalized design and administrative services for all it’s clients, as well as adherence to project budgets utilizing in house procurement techniques, which distinguishes DiGuiseppe from other design firms.
Recent hospitality projects include hotels and spas: The Five Star Spa at the Trump Soho featuring the first and only hammam in NYC, Exhale Spas and Fusion Studios in New York, Miami, Venice and Bridgehampton, Gurneys’ Inn Resort & Spa, The Solita Soho Hotel, The Providence Biltmore Hotel’s spa suites, The Emerson Resort & Spa (nominated for Best Spa by Boutique Hotel Magazine for 2008, and achieved four stars from Mobil), the award-winning Niagara Falls Crowne Plaza (best renovation of the year) and a sustainable resort concept in Gran Hans Lillook in St. Thomas. Presently the firm is designing a 54 room boutique hotel in Huntington incorporating an 1910 Historical Town Hall, additional room redesign of the Trump Soho, a soft goods renovation of the Kitano Hotel, an historical conversion of an office building in Nashville into a 93 room boutique hotel and prototype for Exhale Fusion Studios with locations throughout the USA.
DiGuiseppe has been listed amongst the Top Hotel Design Firms by Hotel & Motel Management Magazine and Lodging Hospitality for the past 4 years. The firm is also approved for design work with Starwood, Hilton, Marriott , Intercontinental and Radisson properties.
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