The McBride Company Hires Leading Luxury Designer, Expands Interior Design Practice

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Manchester Center, VT, September 15, 2015 – The McBride Company, a creative concept and design firm specializing in hospitality and leisure destinations, announces the addition of Jessica Lotner as Senior Interior Designer to support the firm’s continued investment in its luxury design capabilities. Lotner’s portfolio includes a wide range of diverse projects around the world, including the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, The Raffles Hotel in Istanbul, Shangri La Hotel in Manila, a line of mosaics and tiles for Urban Archaeology and chic residential projects worldwide.

“The McBride Company supports clients at every stage of the creative design process, from initial concept through project completion,” said Pat McBride, CEO and founder of The McBride Company. “Jessica has a unique specialization in sophisticated interior design services, but also understands how to adapt to a wide variety of styles and budgets, which are crucial to the overall success of any hospitality project. Her diverse experience will help our company expand the interior design services we offer.”

Before joining The McBride Company, Lotner worked as a senior designer at both Hirsch Bedner Associates and Rockwell Group, where she oversaw the design of luxe interior spaces for hotels, restaurants, residential buildings and executive offices. Her study of exhibition design and her fine arts background combine for an approach that emphasizes bold creativity, luxurious materiality, sumptuous texture and lush color combinations. Her work has been highlighted in Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Boutique Design and other esteemed design publications.

Lotner earned her Master of Science degree in interior design from Pratt Institute and studied architecture and interior design in Copenhagen, Denmark. Lotner is also a mixed media artist, having earned her Bachelor of Science degree in studio art and art history from Skidmore College.

About The McBride Company

For more than 30 years, The McBride Company, a creative concept and design firm, has specialized in cultivating experiences that become destinations for clients in the hospitality and leisure industries. The firm’s ability to successfully design experiential spaces helps clients achieve measureable business objectives while providing guests more enjoyable experiences. From the design and branding of all Margaritaville restaurants, hotels and casinos to the conceptual planning and design of Hard Rock cafes, the firm’s work is experienced and enjoyed by millions of people across the globe each year.

The firm’s clients represent nearly every facet of the hospitality and leisure industries and include Margaritaville, Pyramid/Destiny USA, Smithsonian Institution, Simon Property Group, The Walt Disney Company, Universal, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Discovery Channel. The McBride Company provides a wide range of services including conceptual design, architecture, interior design, graphic design, special feature design, art direction and strategic planning.

The McBride Company has offices in Manchester Center, Vermont, and Miami, Florida. For more information, visit and connect with The McBride Company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.