Dynamic and unforgettable, our hospitality environments are strikingly unique. Offering interior design, architecture, and environmental graphics to furniture design and art selection, we work closely with our clients in the hospitality world to express each property’s desired character. We combine site-specific inflections, such as locally-sourced materials and representative motifs, with familiar attributes of clients’ brands to create distinct yet recognizable places to see―and be seen. These projects are as valuable as they are memorable—beautiful, curated destinations that investors want to support and guests love to visit.
Vickie Alani is a Principal at CBT with 30 years of experience in architecture and interior design for projects nationally and internationally. An expert in multi-family residential and hospitality design, Vickie approaches her work with the fluidity and interconnectivity with which people live today. Regarded for her forward-thinking approach and lifestyle expertise, Vickie is a frequent contributor to the larger discourse on changing residential trends and how to design for an evolving culture. A prominent voice in the design community, she has been featured internationally at conferences and in interviews for her industry-leading insight. Augmenting Vickie’s work is her passion for mentorship and cross-discipline collaboration. She received her Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design.
Lois Goodell is a recognized leader and visionary in the interior design and planning of a variety of workplace, higher education, retail, and mixed-use spaces. As CBT’s Director of Interior Design at CBT, Lois plays an active leadership role in design, management, and development of the firm's interiors work. She has the ability to design and create environments that are perfectly attuned to the vision, mission, and values of her clients. Her award-winning work is interdisciplinary, and fosters a closer connection between education and workplace interiors for high tech, institutional, financial, legal, non-profit and large corporate clients, both national and international.
On February 4, 2016, CBT celebrated the groundbreaking for Parcel 1B at an official ceremony hosted by Related Beal and attended by Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh. The mixed-use, transit-oriented development is a 239 unit, 100 percent affordable and workforce residential building in downtown Boston’s Bulfinch Triangle that will also contain a 220 room hotel, which Related Beal and Turnberry Associates announced will be a Courtyard® Marriott. Read More
CBT is proud to announce that the interior design renovation of the Hilton Mystic in Mystic, Connecticut has been completed. CBT’s concept for the Hilton Mystic takes inspiration from the historical components of the town, combining and celebrating the town’s historical maritime past. Read More
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the redesign of Hotel Chicago's lobby, lobby bar, restaurant space, entry, meeting rooms, and 354 guestrooms embraces the city's iconic architectural history, particularly that of the Marina City towers; a distinguishing feature on this notable city block. Read More
We are proud to announce that CBT’s design for the Harbor Court Hotel has received the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) New England award for Best in Hospitality. The project was honored at the annual awards ceremony on February 26, 2015. Read More
CBT is proud to announce that the firm’s design for Hotel George has been awarded the Boutique Design Gold Key Award for "Best Upscale Guest Room Design". The design team was honored at the annual Boutique Design/IHMRS awards ceremony on November 10th, recognizing the most innovative and outstanding hospitality design worldwide from over 280 entries. Read More
CBT’s Hotel George project has been selected from over 280 entries as a finalist in the Best Guest Room Upscale category of the 2014 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. CBT redesigned all 139 hotel guest rooms as well as the parlor suites, presidential suite and hotel corridors and elevator banks of the Kimpton Brand Hotel, located in Capitol Hill of Washington D.C. Read More
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