New Graceland Hotel to Open in 2015

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MEMPHIS, TN—The New Guest House at Graceland hotel, located near Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion, is slated to open here in Fall 2015.

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Leaving The Heartbreak Hotel: New Elvis Property Revealed

lobby“When the mansion became Elvis Presley’s Graceland home, it took on his personal, distinctive flavor in all aspects of design,” said Aron Ramage, AIA, lead interior architect/designer on the project. “We asked ourselves, ‘What would that style be today?’ Then based our interior concepts on those important cues.” Among features: a lobby ceiling inspired by Elvis’ capes, Jungle Room-esque prints, and a sports bar that puts a modern spin on Graceland’s brightly colored billiard room.

Read the entire article here at Southern Living’s blog, The Daily South.


Intern Insights – Sarah Rose: “I am learning and loving the elements of marketing and design.”

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Hello! My name is Sarah Rose Watkins, and I have spent this past summer serving as the Marketing Intern for Hnedak Bobo Group. I currently am a senior at the University of Mississippi, where I am majoring in Marketing and minoring in Spanish.

Having lived in Memphis my whole life, and attended college only an hour and a half down the road, I had decided that I did not want to seek an internship so close to home. However, one of my friends reached out to me because she had seen an internship posting on social media and thought I would be a good fit with the company. Although I was slightly hesitant to apply for the internship solely because of its location in my own backyard; as I began researching the company, I was instantly impressed. After my interview and tour of the Hnedak Bobo Group office, I remember walking to my car, calling my best friend and saying, “I really want this job!” (more…)


Fit for a King: Hnedak Bobo Group Captures the Spirit of Elvis Presley’s Graceland in the New Guest House at Graceland Hotel 

lobbyMEMPHIS, TN – Dignitaries, including area leaders and Priscilla Presley, broke ground thisweek on the New Guest House at Graceland hotel just steps from Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion. The 450-room hotel was designed by Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), a Memphis-based architecture firm and one of the top 15 leading hospitality design firms in the country. (more…)


Intern Insights – Haley: “I am even more inspired to finish my education on a high note.”

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Meet Haley Zimmerman – HBG Summer Architectural Intern,
Rising 5th year architecture student from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

It is hard to imagine that this summer is already coming to an end. As I look back on my time at HBG, I see Photoshop mostly, a little Revit and a lot of presentation boards. I have enjoyed getting to know some amazing people here at HBG; and this experience has helped me gain valuable work experience that I can carry through my final year at The University of Tennessee. (more…)


HBG’s Josh Flowers, Architect, Attorney and Emerging Leader in the National Architectural Industry, Wins Prestigious Award

convjoshflowers-600xx2545-1700-0-0Read the ‘Wearing Two Hats at Hnedak Bobo Group’ article in the Memphis Business Journal!

View Josh’s profile video from his AIA Young Architect Award ceremony.

Watch the national AIA Young Architect Award ceremony.

One of the next big names in architecture is right here in Memphis.

Down on South Front Street, about a block from the Cotton Museum, 38-year-old Josh Flowers, AIA, is doing quite a bit to reignite the industry from the offices of local architectural firm, Hnedak Bobo Group. (more…)


Priscilla Presley on The Today Show: “We’ve always wanted a hotel”

On The TODAY SHOW today Elvis Presley’s widow, Priscilla Presley, shows some of the rare items once owned by the King of Rock ’n’ Roll that are being auctioned off, and talks about the new hotel that is being built in his memory. (more…)


USA Today: Graceland gussies up for Elvis Week with new extras; groundbreaking of The Guest House at Graceland

From the USA Today Online

When Elvis Presley fans descend upon Memphis next month for Elvis Week, they’ll find some changes at Graceland. (more…)


Leader’s by Design: Architects national president praises Memphis program

Josh with Natl AIA PresWe are very proud of our own Josh Flowers and his exceptional leadership within the local and national architecture community.

From the Commercial Appeal today:

Leader’s by Design: Architects national president praises Memphis program

“Memphis architects have a small chapter within the field’s national professional organization, but its stature for vitality and creativity is large.

So large, that the president of the American Institute of Architects this week made Memphis her only official visit to a local chapter within the United States”.

Read the full article at www.commercialappeal.com

 


New Hard Rock Cafe opens July 3rd in Memphis

HRMemphis Exterior CropWe are so excited at all the terrific news coverage on the opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe Memphis! The project opens Thursday, July 3rd in the historic Lansky Building on Memphis’ famed Beale Street. HBG designers worked closely with Hard Rock International to create a design uniquely Hard Rock Cafe with wonderful touches of Memphis intertwined! We think the results will have you all shook up! (more…)


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New Graceland Hotel to Open in 2015

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From Hotel Business Design Online – Read the article here at www.hotelbusinessdesign.com MEMPHIS, TN—The New Guest House at Graceland hotel, located near Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion, is slated to open here in Fall 2015.


Leaving The Heartbreak Hotel: New Elvis Property Revealed

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“When the mansion became Elvis Presley’s Graceland home, it took on his personal, distinctive flavor in all aspects of design,” said Aron Ramage, AIA, lead interior architect/designer on the project. “We asked ourselves, ‘What would that style be today?’ Then based our interior concepts on those important cues.” Among features: a lobby ceiling inspired by… Read more »


Fit for a King: Hnedak Bobo Group Captures the Spirit of Elvis Presley’s Graceland in the New Guest House at Graceland Hotel 

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MEMPHIS, TN – Dignitaries, including area leaders and Priscilla Presley, broke ground thisweek on the New Guest House at Graceland hotel just steps from Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion. The 450-room hotel was designed by Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG), a Memphis-based architecture firm and one of the top 15 leading hospitality design firms in the country.


HBG’s Josh Flowers, Architect, Attorney and Emerging Leader in the National Architectural Industry, Wins Prestigious Award

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Read the ‘Wearing Two Hats at Hnedak Bobo Group’ article in the Memphis Business Journal! View Josh’s profile video from his AIA Young Architect Award ceremony. Watch the national AIA Young Architect Award ceremony. One of the next big names in architecture is right here in Memphis. Down on South Front Street, about a block… Read more »


Leader’s by Design: Architects national president praises Memphis program

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We are very proud of our own Josh Flowers and his exceptional leadership within the local and national architecture community. From the Commercial Appeal today: Leader’s by Design: Architects national president praises Memphis program “Memphis architects have a small chapter within the field’s national professional organization, but its stature for vitality and creativity is large…. Read more »


New Hard Rock Cafe opens July 3rd in Memphis

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We are so excited at all the terrific news coverage on the opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe Memphis! The project opens Thursday, July 3rd in the historic Lansky Building on Memphis’ famed Beale Street. HBG designers worked closely with Hard Rock International to create a design uniquely Hard Rock Cafe with wonderful touches… Read more »