Sophomore Class Field Trip to Las Vegas!

The ASU Interior Design Class of 2014 visited Las Vegas, Nevada earlier this month for three days (February 1-3). The visit was part of a field trip for their hospitality studio class taught by Susan Norman. Some of the highlights included visiting the World Market Center, the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute designed by Frank Gehry, and CityCenter.  The students were also given a private tour of the Presidential Suites at Wynn and Encore, XS and Surrender nightclubs, as well as the Lakeside Restaurant by the designers of Wynn themselves. Some pictures of the fabulous trip are posted below. 🙂

ImageThe World Market Center campus in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo courtesy of Erica Thompson.

ImageThe class at the World Market Center with Set Designer and Speaker Cathy Whitlock. Photo courtesy of LasVegasMarket.com.

ImageThe Lou Ruvo Brain Institute designed by Frank Gehry. According to the tour guide, the exterior of the structure was adorned with 18,000 steel panels. None of the panels were the same size; all were numbered and had room for 1/8 of an inch error. Incredible. Photo courtesy of Erica Thompson.

ImageSome of the students inside the atrium at Wynn, which is currently decorated for Chinese New Year. Photo courtesy of Erica Thompson.

ImageCityCenter architecture. Photo courtesy of Erica Thompson.

ImageThe interior of Twist Restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental in CityCenter. It is absolutely stunning. Photo courtesy of Erica Thompson.

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