Vinz on Fairfax

The client, a multi-family residential developer, was specific on their vision for this state-of-the-art residential destination in Los Angeles. They requested “museum quality” public space interiors that would reflect their presence within their upscale artistic neighborhood adjacent to Museum Row and LACMA. The interior common spaces were to take cues from the neighborhood personality, pattern, color and scale. A major challenge was to create an artistic lobby statement that would catch the attention of passerby’s and yet stand proud amongst the neighborhood’s notable architecture including LACMA and Peterson Automotive Museum.

Vinz on Fairfax makes a bold statement on the art of modern living. With a prime location near Los Angeles Museum Row and LACMA, design team observed the behaviors of local residents within their artistic neighborhood. What were their findings? Angelinos have surpassed the days of staring at framed art on a white museum wall. Says the lead designer, “We are becoming one with the art - interactive moments posing with public sculpture and street art throughout Los Angeles can be seen on Instagram.” From that point on, Vinz on Fairfax aspired to become “Livable Art” – the residents become the muse as the interior design immerses them like an oversized canvas. The design team approached the lobby challenge by researching artists and artwork of all genres for the right inspiration. The final result is an undulating 3,888 LED-clad ceiling inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night. This stunning design feature became the inspiration for the property name, Vinz on Fairfax.

Location

Los Angeles, California, USA

Design Firm

Gensler

Segment(s)

Hospitality
  • Condos
  • Hospitality
  • Public Spaces
  • Awards/Certifications

    2019 Design Award Category Winner