Santa Monica Proper Hotel, USA


Judges praised Kelly Wearstler’s guestroom designs at Santa Monica Proper Hotel as “highly memorable, with fabulous attention to detail” and “something truly out of the ordinary”. The property’s first award of the night recognised a series of carefully considered design touches that combine natural elements drawn from the surrounding area with a palette of serene shades and a catalogue of sophisticated furnishings, referencing the crafts movement of California.