The edgy lobby of the Z Hotel has the appearance of a train terminal. Guests are welcomed with a train schedule board above the elevator doors with greetings in 18 languages and the reception desk is backed by a painting of Old New York City Hall subway station. From the lobby, guests can descend...
With an impressive career spanning more than twenty years, Andres Escobar has become one of the interior design industry’s most prolific talents. Mr. Escobar has lent his expertise to some of the most high-profile corporate, retail, restaurant, hospitality, airport, and residential projects throughout the world. With a distinct sensitivity to each individual project and each client’s specific vision at the forefront of the design process, Mr. Escobar’s work has received some of the design industry’s most prestigious and coveted accolades and awards.
Born and raised in Colombia, Mr. Escobar moved to Montreal to pursue a degree in engineering. However, the designer soon found that his passion lay in the beauty of aesthetics and interior design and he quickly changed his major. Graduating with honors from Dawson’s College, Mr. Escobar began his career working with some of Montreal’s top design firms. After ten years in the field, Escobar decided to capitalize on his experience and talents and start his own venture. He founded the now famed Andres Escobar & Associates in 1989, which has quickly became one of the city’s most recognized design firms after achieving media coverage and rave reviews for his work in Montreal as well as New York.
Today, the firm houses the industry’s top talents from around the world. The creative team at Andres Escobar & Associates has a combined experience of over twenty years and includes leading minds in the fields of architecture, design, and project management. With projects ranging from New York and Miami to Switzerland and France, the firm continues to push the bounds of design.