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The Dallas-Fort Worth area is home to several new interior design projects worth checking out.

5 Beautiful New Projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Sept. 14, 2023
Check out these recently completed projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex that are making big design statements in the Lone Star State.

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and while that may not always be true, one thing is sure: the latest design projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are making a statement when it comes to design. Check out these five new projects that draw inspiration from family to local fauna and museums to motorsports, leaving behind big impressions. 

1. Hôtel Swexan | 2575 McKinnon St, Dallas, TX 75201

The highly anticipated Hôtel Swexan recently opened in Dallas’ Harwood District. Fusing its Swiss heritage with Texan hospitality, the boutique resort—developed by Harwood International Kengo Kuma & Associates—was founded on an acute attention-to-detail, service, best-in-class amenities and design. Interior design for the hotel was inspired by the world’s grandest cities, combined with the founders’ travels and passion for art and design, taking their favorite elements and traditions from cultures worldwide. Combining timeless European style and handsome Texas warmth, Hôtel Swexan’s 134 guest rooms have a residential feel, featuring five-fixture baths, Le Labo products, and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering sweeping views of the Dallas skyline. The hotel includes eight unique suites. The 20th floor houses a 75-foot infinity pool, while the sixth floor is reserved as a grand event space, and the 8th floor features a state-of-the-art fitness center.

2. Mohr Capital | 14643 Dallas Pkwy # 1000, Dallas, TX 75254

CRE investment firm Mohr Capital recently opened its new Dallas headquarters designed by Perkins&Will through a deeply collaborative design process reflective of the personal nature of the family office. Expressing established professional success and grounded approachability, the custom office is both elegant and warm, classic and modern, with an air of elevated hospitality. Bold branding moments—from the company’s logo etched into the lobby’s locally sourced limestone to the ceiling coffers painted in Mohr Capital’s signature navy—anchor the professional identity. A screen element greets visitors, acting as a separation between the lobby and main conference room, and occurs again in the break room. Along the central corridor, broad visibility through floor-to-ceiling glass establishes a communal, light-filled interior. The Perkins&Will team paid special attention to well-being in the design. All employees have sit-to-stand desks and access to natural light, and 50 linear feet of custom planters with greenery enhance the breakroom for a calming biophilic touch. With efforts to increase sustainability, water usage in the space was reduced by 30%.

3. Omni PGA Frisco Resort | 4341 PGA Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75033

Nestled alongside the PGA of America Headquarters, Omni PGA Frisco Resort is comprised of 500 luxurious guest rooms and suites, 10 exclusive four-bedroom ranch houses, 13 restaurant and bar concepts, nearly 130,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor meeting space, four pools, a leading-edge golf training center, a destination Mokara Spa and more. The architectural design—created by SB Architects and Jeffrey Beers International—is inspired by Texas Modernism and reflects the future-thinking approach of the development. Distinctive massing, courtyards, and layered natural materials were utilized to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The use of stone, large overhangs, wood detailing, and ironwork all work together to create a modern contemporary feel. With golf at the heart of the resort, the guest rooms are positioned to prioritize views of the two championship courses: Fields Ranch East and Fields Ranch West. The pedestrian-friendly environment is thoughtfully programmed as the Texas version of a boardwalk, with activities and events along the retail corridor. |

4. McLaren Headquarters | 1405 S. Belt Line Road in Coppell, TX 75019

When the renowned British automotive brand McLaren moved its North American operations for its elite sports car division from New York to Texas, they turned to Dallas-based Merriman Anderson Architects (MAA) to conceptualize and design the 31,000 square-foot campus in Coppell. The new campus provides ample space in a suburban environment. The overall design concept is visibility into the inner workings of a laboratory. The supercar showroom is designed as two separate spaces that can join and divide for flexible function capacity. The “Presentation Room” is located behind the movie screen and features a recessed screen which rises to reveal a featured vehicle. MAA implemented a customized 12 ft. x 8 ft. screen and motorized it to rise and fall at ultra-fast speed. Dramatic lighting was designed into the alcove to showcase the special vehicles. This area will be used for “sneak peeks” whereby unreleased models can be revealed to dealers, focus groups and media before announcing to the public.

5. The Crescent Hotel, Fort Worth | 3300 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107

The Crescent Hotel, Fort Worth debuted in late summer 2023, welcoming guests with its sense of community and inviting them to discover all the neighborhood has to offer. Inspired by Fort Worth’s surrounding world-class museums and historic neighborhoods, The Crescent Hotel mirrors the unique history, diversity and character of the city, designed at five stories by OZ Architecture to blend seamlessly into the noted Cultural District, with interiors designed by Rottet Studio. The authentic, natural materials used throughout the space—including a balanced marriage of stone, wood, metal, concrete and locally sourced brick—are thoughtfully positioned to create a tangible sense of place from the moment guests arrive. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a clear view of the lush courtyard oasis and fill the lobby with natural light that lends to its striking ambiance. The hotel will feature 200 masterfully crafted guestrooms including 12 luxury suites. Simple elegance and comfort are at the forefront of each room’s design, from the rich marble accents to the refined décor. Guestrooms feature local artwork, mini bars, lounge seating and an ample workstation. |

About the Author

Robert Nieminen | Chief Content Director

Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of Architectural Products, BUILDINGS and i+s, sister publications of Smart Buildings Technology. He is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years of experience reporting on the architecture and design industry.

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