I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
He believes that telling stories well can create a deep human connection, a sense of discovery and leave one feeling completely transformed. Well-designed spaces are no different. Louie was born in Manila, trained in Chicago and cut his teeth in New York City working for several prestigious design firms. He is an accomplished designer with nearly 15 years of experience. His background in Interior Architecture and Design includes working on boutique and luxury hotels, restaurants, and luxury urban residential interiors projects. With a very strong conceptual mind set, attention to detail and proven capacity for creating transformative experiences, Louie has worked around the globe creating and building remarkable landmarks from initial concept ideas through construction documentation and project construction. His wide-ranging expertise is showcased at the properties of leading hospitality operators such as, Marriott, Hyatt, Kimpton, Hard Rock and Hilton.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design
Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago
2018 SBID International Design Award - Finalist in Restaurant Design
2017 Shop! Design Awards – Silver Award, Creative Space in Retail Environment
2016 Interior Design Magazine Best of Year Awards – Winner, Showroom
2014 Gensler Design Excellence Award for Cadillac House, New York, New York
2013 Gensler Star Individual Award - Finalist, Innovation
Misset Horeca, Willy Joosten, October 2019
Hotel News Now, “Aqua Shade Could Lead Next Hotel Design Wave,” Dana Miller, July 2019
Hotel News Now, “New Flavors of Hotel F&B Blens Restaurant Lobby,” Danielle Hess, July 2018
Modern Luxury Dallas, “Modern Men,” November 2018
Hospitality Interiors, Louie Sison Profile, Gemma Ralph, February 2018