Create your own floral arrangements with the guidance of Serracinna Studios’ Leah Pipes Meltzer. In addition to learning about sculptural flower arrangements, flower care, eco responsible design techniques and color pairings, guests will be working directly in custom vessels designed by ceramicist, Xio Zho who will offer a short presentation of his practice and the pieces currently on display in the hotel. Sarah Rhul, mixologist and lead bartender of Goldie’s, will also introduce a selection of small batch spirits from which she will be designing a thoughtful complimentary cocktail. Finally, Leah will accompany guests in photographing their new designs in Goldie’s sophisticated interior, before leaving with their bouquets and a unique Xio Zho ceramic vessel.
Proper began as a feeling, not as an idea. The feeling was something akin to empathy; an acute awareness that despite the current proliferation of “boutique” and “lifestyle” hotels and residences, there were precious few properties designed for and around today’s global creative nomad. Many in our milieu share the same daunting challenge: staying fresh and focused, energized and inspired—all whilst bouncing between London and Hollywood and Austin and San Francisco and Portland and back again. For them, intuitive service is a given. Mere table stakes. What they need and seek beyond accommodation, even at its most luxurious, is an inspiration. From the elevated and often surprising interiors imagined by Kelly Wearstler. From the sense of immersion in, and connection to, the vibrancy of the local culture. From the highly curated amenities. From the inspired collaborations with the city’s best and most innovative chefs and mixologists. From music and art. From every detail, every interaction, every moment. This is only Proper. And no one else.