Grand Hotel $60
This is the companion book to Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life, and exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Grand Hotel charts the evolution of the hotel, from a place to stay to a cultural phenomenon. On display through September 15, 2013, the exhibition is a comprehensive survey of historical and contemporary hotel design and the function of the hotel in society. Ace Hotel is proud to have been invited to contribute to some of the installations and conceive a pop up shop with an emphasis on locally-sourced products. Grand Hotel is edited by Jennifer M. Volland and Bruce Grenville with Stephanie Rebick. Contributions by William F. Baker, Todd Gannon, Bruce Grenville, Brad A. Johnson, Norman Klein, Thomas Y. Levin, Karina Longworth, Cédric Morisset, Rebecca Morse, Suzanne Oxenaar, Stephanie Rebick, Leonard Sanders, Michael Turner, Jennifer M. Volland and Matthew Weiner. Graphic design by Derek Barnett. 336 pages, 350 color illustrations, 6 lbs, 9x11x1".