Firehouse Hotel

ARTS DISTRICT | LOS ANGELES


DESIGNERS: Sally Breer + Adrie Costanza

PHOTOGRAPHER: Laure Joliet

TYPE: Hospitality

YEAR: 2019


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Lobby + Gift Shop + Coffee Counter

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“This building has some magic in it, and I think everyone wanted to be a part of it.”

-Sally Breer

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"I wanted to curate a small gift shop that allowed both guests and visitors alike to take a piece of hotel home with them. It was great to work with such talented LA makers to fill this space with fun objects."

-Jake Rodehuth-Harrison

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Restaurant + Bar

“Everything downstairs—the windows, the doors—is so severe. Every corner, a clearly visible 90 degrees.”

“I just wanted some looseness and something that softened the edges a bit and maybe made someone laugh.”

- Sally Breer, discussing the custom fixture above the bar.

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The Rooms

“The narrative here is all about Mabel and Marta—a mother and daughter.

Mabel took it over in the 1940s as a boarding house. She was this eccentric lady who had this idea to make them ROYGBIV, so each room is a different color of the spectrum.

Her daughter Marta grew up here and in the ’70s took it over. She added some rock n’ roll elements.”

-Sally Breer


RED

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ORANGE

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“Orange is a perfect example (of playing with the color theme)—you don't want to live in orange, but I think that room is successful because it’s a mix of everything that is orange.”

-Sally Breer

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YELLOW

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Green

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Blue

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Indigo

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Violet

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White

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Boom Boom

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Press

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