Laurie Lee

Design Director

“Form follows function—that has been misunderstood. Form and function
should be one, joined in a spiritual union.”

– Frank Lloyd Wright

Laurie has over 25 years of experience in the Hospitality Design industry in multiple positions working on various project types and bringing to ID Studio a unique perspective and understanding of design and hospitality projects. Project experience includes projects with Hyatt, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Intercontinental Hotels Group and unbranded ‘boutique’ properties in both luxury, upper up-scale, and limited services properties, in both urban and resort locations. Laurie worked her way to Associate with another well-established hospitality architectural/interior design firm. She also spent several years specializing in restaurant design. Laurie has worked for both Marriott International and IHG as a brand representative and on-brand development managing multiple third- party design and architecture firms. As Director of Design with Exclusive Resorts, a luxury vacation club with properties around the world, she continued her management of many notable hospitality design firms. Laurie earned her master’s degree from Colorado State University in 2010 and has been an interior design professor in Denver and Atlanta.

Hospitality Projects with ID Studio
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus, GA
Sheraton Imperial, NC (Guestroom renovation)

Hospitality Projects with other Firms
Cloister Cottage, Sea Island, Ga (Adjacent to The Cloister Hotel)
Crowne Plaza White Plains (Ballroom)
Dorado Beach Conference Center Hyatt Hotels, Dorado Puerto Rico
Dorado Beach Hotel Hyatt Hotels, Dorado, Puerto Rico
Esperanza Villas Los Cabos, Mexico (Adjacent to Esperanza Hotel)
Hyatt Regency Cerromar- Dorado, Puerto Rico
Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing- Philadelphia, PA
Intercontinental Atlanta Buckhead Hotel- Atlanta, Ga
InterContinental Chicago Hotel (Guest tower and public area)
InterContinental Miami Hotel (Ballroom)
InterContinental Montreal Hotel (guest tower)
Ironwood- Deer Valley, UT
Marriott San Diego Hotel & Marina (public area)
New Orleans Marriott (guestroom renovation)
Renaissance Boston Waterfront- Boston, MA
Renaissance Providence Hotel- Boston, MA
Ritz-Carlton Boston Common- Boston, MA

Hospitality Projects with ID Studio
Cambria Suites, Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
Element by Westin, Milpitas, California (in schematic design)
Embassy Suites, Sarasota Florida (Q4 2017)
Hampton Inn, North Carolina
Hampton Inn, Sparks, Nevada
Hilton Garden Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada (Q1 2018)
Holiday Inn, several locations
Hyatt Place, Florence, South Carolina
Marriott Columbus, Georgia
Marriott Courtyard Alpharetta, Georgia (Q4 2018)
Marriott Residence Inn Dunwoody, Georgia (Q3 2017)
Wyndham City Center Springfield, Illinois (Q1 2018)

Hospitality Projects with other Firms
All Seasons Naples, Florida [Sr. Living] Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Embassy Suites, Springfi eld, Virginia (LEED Building)
Hilton, Lexington, Kentucky
Hilton Rose Hall Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina, Atlanta, Georgia
Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Marriott Ithica, New York
Marriott Greensboro, North Carolina
Marriott Memphis East, Tennessee
Marriott Pleasanton, California
Marriott Raleigh, North Carolina
Radisson, Grenada
Radisson, Trinidad
Twelve Centennial Park, Atlanta, Georgia
Westin Buffalo, New York
Westin San Diego, San Diego, California

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