Coming soon: Trump Toronto design details

Later this year will mark the debut of Trump Hotel Collection's second international venture—Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto. But design details are already leaking out. Here's a look at some under the guidance of Ivanka Trump in conjunction with Talon Development and interior design firm, II BY IV Design Associates.  For example:
 
* In the porte-cochère, a wall mosaic by Canadian artist, Stephen Andrews shows a textural pattern of mother of pearl, onyx and ebony when viewed up close. But step back and a scene unfolds of a stadium filled with cheering people.
 
* A three-dimensional backlit crystal cherry blossom branch set behind the lobby's reception desk will be a key focal point upon arrival. Word is a specialist from the Czech Republic was flown into Toronto to note the precise points of connection of the light sources to ensure a perfect spectrum of glow.
 
* The cocktail lounge with communal table behind the lobby will be a hot spot, particularly for the financial crowd.
 
* Guest accommodations have been thoroughly thought through. A warehouse outside of Toronto was transformed into a mock model room to ensure every detail was perfected before continuing with plans. 
 
* The Presidential Suite is said to be the highest and largest in Toronto. It includes such amenities as a soundproof media room.
 
* A signature restaurant on the 31st floor will feature artwork inspired by vogue fashions of the 1950s and 1960s. In the private dining room, an Art Deco cognac armoire sits as the centerpiece.
 
* The spa and wellness facilities, spread over two floors, will include a 65-foot saltwater lap pool.
 
Visit www.trumptoronto.ca for more info.
 

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