Powerstrip Studio

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Powerstrip Studio, based in Los Angeles, California, is a private company established in 2000. It specializes in conceptual design for hotels, restaurants, lounges, spas, outdoor living areas and theatres throughout the United States. It had created such hotels as Ivy Hotel, 39 Degrees Aspen, The Bridge, W Los Angeles, W New Orleans, Blowfish, Hotel Derek, Westin Governor Morris, and Quarter Kitchen. Powerstrip Studio has worked with Jim Jarmusch, Ridley Scott, Kevin Costner, Wayne Wang, and Paul T. Anderson with projects that have been acknowledged with Emmy nominations for Outstanding Art Direction and an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction. Powerstrip Studio has been featured in such editorials as Space, Los Angeles Confidential, Cool Hotels, Fortune Magazine, Gold Key Awards, Hip Hotels Thames and Hudson, Interior Design, Business Traveler, Hotels Magazine, Metropolitan, Architectural Record, Ski Hotels Te Neues, Wallpaper, 944 San Diego, Pipedreams, Lucky Magazine, and Hotels: Designer & Design.

Powerstrip Studio Principals Dayna Lee and Ted Berner

Ted Berner[edit]

  • Graduate of Rhode Island School of Design
  • Artistic style influenced by multiple cultures from multiple countries
  • Conceptualized and illustrated men’s accessories for Ralph Lauren in Manhattan
  • Worked in the motion picture industry on more than 20 feature films and 30 commercials
  • Received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Art Direction for design and art direction of private concert in Tuscany for Sting on September 11
  • Art Director
  • Set Decorator
  • Production Designer

Dayna Lee[edit]

  • Graduate of Rhode Island School of Design
  • Received Liberal Arts credits from Brown University
  • Career began as an Art Director for an advertising division at a fashion photographers’ agency, where she designed Helmut Newton Illustrated
  • Worked in the motion picture industry with more than 20 feature films and 30 commercials
  • Received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Art Direction for design and art direction of private concert in Tuscany for Sting on September 11
  • Art Director
  • Set Decorator
  • Production Designer

Nominations[edit]

  • Emmy nominations for Outstanding Art Direction
  • Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction

References[edit]

  • Space
  • Los Angeles Confidential
  • Cool Hotels
  • Fortune Magazine
  • Gold Key Awards
  • Hip Hotels Thames and Hudson
  • Interior Design
  • Business Traveler
  • Hotels Magazine
  • Metropolitan
  • Architectural Record
  • Ski Hotels Te Neues
  • Wallpaper
  • 944 San Diego
  • Pipedreams
  • Lucky Magazine
  • Hotels: Designer & Design

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