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2019 Design of the Year | Hotel Retlaw
Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership names best new business, best Interior Design
"We have to be responsible to the National Parks Service and State of Wisconsin Historical Society that we try and salvage everything we can, that’s our approach on this project," explained Doucette."
“Working on this project gave me a great sense of satisfaction knowing the property has a legacy on its own and that my design will now be part of its history for generations to come.”
“Hotel Retlaw is re-taking its rightful place as one of Wisconsin's elite hotels and preferred destination for dignitaries, and celebrities. The Retlaw has undergone an unprecedented renovation preserving the historical significance and aesthetics of this iconic property while infusing it with contemporary luxury.”
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Hallmarks of the new design will include carved moldings, woodwork, and custom-crafted furniture and sofas. The design will also evoke the Roaring Twenties with Art Deco touches, including flowing lines reminiscent of waves and floral forms.”
“Hotel Retlaw, a “Grande Dame” in its own right, embodied an unmistakable style of timeless elegance combined with modern edginess. “We are looking forward to bringing this iconic treasure in central Wisconsin back to life while infusing it with contemporary luxury,” said Yvonne Roberts, principal of Guru of Luxury and creative director for Hotel Retlaw.
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“Hotel Retlaw came on the scene during an era of incredible social, artistic, and cultural excitement. We are looking forward to bringing this iconic treasure in central Wisconsin back to life while infusing it with contemporary luxury,” says Yvonne Roberts, principal of Guru of Luxury.
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In the redesign, Roberts will emphasize the historical significance and neoclassical aesthetics of Hotel Retlaw, preserving historical details while adding contemporary touches.”
Business Sector, Community Call for Luxury Hotel in Downtown Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
“Companies such as Mercury Marine, Alliance Laundry and Agnesian HealthCare have their headquarters in the area–but the city didn’t have a luxury hotel to service the business and leisure sectors…until now.”
Yvonne Roberts Unveils Interior Design for the Hotel Retlaw. “A bold vision combining lavish beauty with historical integrity, Hotel Retlaw in Fond du lac, Wis., is designed to dazzle when its grand reopening takes place this fall.”