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Jinnie Kim, President

A native of Seoul, Korea, Jinnie was formally educated in Boston. She received a B.A. Degree from the Museum of Arts/Tuffs University and a Degree in Interior Design with highest honors from Chamberlyn College. She has been designing award-winning luxury hotels and resorts worldwide for more then eighteen years. Her area of expertise is in the renovation of Grand Hotels. Jinnie has hundreds of international hotel and resort projects to her credit, some of the more notable clients include: St. Regis Hotel, New York; Ciga Excelsior Hotel, Florence, Italy; Four Seasons Hotel, Boston; The Waldorf= Astoria Hotel, New York; Conrad Hilton, Brussels; The Plaza Hotel, New York; Rihga Royal, Osaka; The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston; Ritz-Carlton, Boston and Ssangyong Corporate Headquarters, Seoul, Korea. From a design perspective, Jinnie's natural sense of scale, texture and color, coupled with her practical experience designing operationally efficient properties, translates into unique sensitive designs for every client. Jinnie's vast experience has resulted in an abundance of knowledge of both the domestic and international furnishings market and manufactures. Therefore she is capable of producing a "Five Star Look" within a "Common Sense" budget. Jinnie is noted for her repeat business with clients that love to work with her not only for her talents, but also for her personal involvement from the conception through the installation of a project. Jinnie's work ethic explains the dedicated relationship she has with all her clients. They appreciate her outstanding level of service, project administration and budget control.

Samuel R. Blair, Principal

Samuel R. Blair, A.I.A., received his Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1963. After graduation he traveled extensively in Italy and acquired fluency in the language. He worked for a number of architectural firms in Rome between 1965 and 1972, attending courses at the Facolta D"Archtettura of Universita Di Roma. From this Period dates his first involvement with hotel, The Mirabeau in Monte Carlo. For the last twenty years he has specialized exclusively in hotel and resort development, producing a body of work that includes virtually every type and class of operation, from downtown business hotels to classic grand hotels and destination resorts. The list includes such famous names as The Phoenician, Scottsdale, The St. Regis, New York and Ciga Excelsior in Florence. His projects are found all over the world, from Boston to Marrakech, Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur and have been published in leading periodicals such as Architectural Digest, Conde Nast Traveler and Travel and Leisure.

2003 Jinnie Kim Design Inc.