Design firm WATG has announced that it has acquired Spectacular Rooms Design of Los Angeles, and will merge that firm with Wimberly Interiors, WATG’s interior design studio.
As part of the expansion, Rhonda Rasmussen and her team of interior design professionals will relocate from WATG’s offices in Irvine to Los Angeles, effective June 1. The Los Angeles studio of Wimberly Interiors will be led by Stacey Larsen as operations director and Rasmussen as studio director.
Interior design leader Larsen has managed more than $100 million worth of design projects, including boutique hotels, mixed-use developments, residential palaces and restaurants. Her design experience includes operations, business development and project management. Before founding Spectacular Rooms Design, Larsen was the managing director of Wilson Associates’ Los Angeles office.
The Los Angeles studio of Wimberly Interiors is located at 446 South Cañon Drive, and was the original office of interior designer William Haines. Once the integration is complete, Wimberly Interiors will have a team of approximately 25 design professionals in Los Angeles.
WATG and Wimberly Interiors are the premier hospitality design consultancy in the world, according to surveys by Hotel Design and Hotel & Motel Management magazines. Since its founding in 1945, WATG and Wimberly Interiors have designed destinations in 160 countries from its offices worldwide.