Suomi Design Works is a hotel design studio dedicated to producing an exceptional level of creativity. With laser focus, our team of hotel design experts are able to custom craft each project for the unique needs of each client. Working with a trusted roster of global brands, developers, and independent owners we understand the importance of design as a key differentiator for the hotel business.
With more than 30 years of architectural and interior design experience, Michael built his career at prominent hospitality focused firms including Chicago-based Jordan Mozer and Associates and New York-based Rockwell Group. For the past 15 years, he has been Principal and Vice President of New York-based Stonehill Taylor, where he pioneered and helmed the award-winning hospitality interior design division. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan, College of Architecture & Urban Planning.
Inspired by the hero of Homer’s Greek epic The Odyssey, Michael Suomi’s collection expresses the unexpected and tumultuous times we find ourselves in. Separated from home for 9 years, Odysseus’ arduous and perilous journeys to return, often upon stormy seas, parallels the challenges we all now face striving to either return to, or redefine, what “normal” means post pandemic.