Selected Client Projects
1 Hotel & Homes -Miami Beach FL
We love the 1.. We've been wanting to work with local, reclaimed lumber for years and we finally got the opportunity! Working with The 1's designers we've come up with a line of custom made products for the beach, the private beach club, and pool decks that's not only "on brand" but will also help facilitate the best of customer service to their guests and residents. We have been sourcing old fences, wood trusses, docks, pallets (you name it) for the past year in order to create truly local, reclaimed products. We're stoked!
The Edition - Miami Beach, Florida
The Edition is game changer Ian Shraeger's return to South Beach. A luxury hotel in Miami Beach comprised of 294 individually designed guest rooms and suites, including 28 private bungalows and a spectacular rooftop penthouse designed by . Perhaps the most beautiful outdoor area on the beach this project is setting a new standard for designing for the outdoors. We were super exited to design, build and install the turn-key beach huts with custom interior with built in solar to power WIFI and point of sale systems.
The Thompson - Miami Beach, FL
The Thompson is bringing back the days of the Magic City. Their entire south beach brand is centered around the "original" Miami Beach of the 50's and 60's. Our studies for developing beach, valet and pool equipment for the Thompson included binge watching "Magic City" on Netflix. The concept we went with was a faux/crackled finish with overhanging eaves and stepped/rounded corners and a mix of bicycle wheels, aged teak. At the Thompson's 1930's house you'll find the best drinks in Miami!
SLS Hotel - Miami Beach, FL
SLS Hotel South Beach, a mix of Art Deco glamour and California cool with 140 rooms, two high-profile restaurants, two celebrity designers, a pair of pools — and a giant version of a rubber duck.A feast for the senses. A creative cocktail of sophistication and playfulness. A hotel with style, luxury and service. From the minds of Sam Nazarian, Philippe Starck, Chef José Andrés and Lenny Kravitz, a surreal boutique luxury hotel journey through Miami, Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean.
Shelborne Hotel - Miami Beach, FL
Shelborne South Beach Resort Miami is an oceanfront Art Deco landmark in South Florida. The 30-foot deco sign bearing the letter “S” cannot be missed along Collins Avenue. CustomBeachHuts designed and built two customized beach service huts/cabanas for the grand “re” opening of the resort. We have actually built these beach huts twice. We first built two huts back in 2011, then we refurbished these beach huts to go with the Shelborne re-desing back in 2014.
Royal Palm Hotel - Miami Beach, FL
The Royal Palm was built in 1939 as a four-story resort and expanded to seven stories two years later. The original Art Deco structure is one among the hundreds of hotels, apartments, and other structures erected in Miami Beach between 1923 and 1943 which now comprise the famed South Beach Art Deco District. We designed and built two beach service huts, two storage boxes, trash and towel bins and a kids playground. The beach huts included a custom made solar installation with ceiling fans and a charging station.
Ritz Carlton - Miami Beach, FL
We went through a ton of different designs for the Ritz Carlton until settling on a re-design of their previous huts w/ some proportional improvements and a completely new interior layout for the F&B hut. This interior layout actually became the new standard we adopted for all of our F&B layouts. The Ritz Carlton beach serves ALOT of people so the efficiency of the F&B hut is crucial. They require three POS stations to operate at any given time.
Delano - Miami Beach, FL
The Delano is the hotel that paved the way for all the boutique hotels that's taking over the hotel landscape. The boutique experience create by Ian Shraeger back in the 1990's helped put Miami Beach on the map and inspired and paved the way for the emergency of the bout hotel experience. We designed and built a set of beach huts with surround platforms, and custom trash and towel bins for the Delano fall of 2013.
Carillon - Miami Beach, FL
We designed and build a series of different service stations for the Canyon Ranch in 2013. The stations function as hostess/service stands and allows the hotel to provide a higher level of service to their guest and residents. As part of the rebounding of the property we also designed and built an entirely new beach fascitlity, with beach huts, storage huts, storage boxes, trash and towel bins, solar installation for POS and WiFi and a series of beach utility carts.
The Raleigh - Miami Beach, FL
The Raleigh beach hut is a classic miami beach hut design with aluminum standing seam roof, vertical sliding window panels, display shelving. The sliding vertical windows are made of Starboard®, a marine grade plastic product originally developed for the boat industry. The beach hut's black contrast lines are inspired by the hotels interior. It's always a goal for us to extend the hotels boutique look, feel and guest experience down the pool and beach to add to that sense of belonging you have when visiting a hotel.
Del Coronado Hotel - San Diego, CA
The Coronado Hotel is a legendary hotel located just outside San Diego, in the small town of Coronado. It was once the worlds largest wooden hotel. Together with Boucher Brothers Management we designed and built beach huts, towel and trash bins and and storage huts for their first full service beach setup. A truly exiting project where we got to work in the late queen Anne style in order to bring the hotel design down to the beach. The equipment was built at our shop in Miami and shipped fully assembled to Coronado.
Amanyara - Turks & Caicos
Amanyara is an unsurpassed luxury resort in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. We designed, built and installed a custom beach hut, surfboard & SUP rack and a matching set of towel and trash bins. The equipment was built in our shop in Miami and then transported to the site in a shipping container. The wood used was Kebony, a fantastic eco alternative to using tropical hardwood, not forgetting that Kebony requires no maintenance and comes with a manufacturers rot and moisture damage warranty of 25 years.
Soho House Miami - Miami Beach, FL
Soho Beach House is a private members club, hotel and spa located on the historic site of the Sovereign Hotel on Miami Beach. The original site has been entirely redesigned and expanded to include a 16-story oceanfront tower. Soho House was founded in London, in 1995, as a private members’ club for those in film, media and creative industries. Soho House has since expanded to include Houses across Europe and North America. We designed and built the beach equipment for the grand opening.
W South Beach - Miami Beach, FL
We went through ten different louver/panelling designs before opting for the horizontal wood panelling for the W beach equipment. We designed and built a set of beach huts for F&B and Greeting huts, a residential Service Station with awnings and a set of towel and trash bins. We also installed a 600W solar panel system to power up to three micros terminals, a cell phone/radio charging station and WIFI. We also designing a custom made powder coated hinge system allowing the window to be open without using swing arms.
The Surfcomber - Miami Beach, FL
The legendary Surfcomber Hotel is a boutique hotel in the historic art-deco district of South Beach, Miami, Florida. Built in 1948. It was acquired by the Kimpton hotel chain in April 2011 and reopened after a full renovation by Kimpton on December 1, 2011. The hotel is known for throwing some of the biggest and most anticipated pool parties. We custom designed and built a new custom beach hut, an 8x8 foot storage hut and a set of matching trash and towel bins for the beach service operations.
Caribbean Condo - Miami Beach, FL
The Caribbean, located on the oceanfront in Miami Beach only a few blocks from Arthur Godfrey Road, was a landmark structure built in 1941. Originally designed by famed Architect Murray Dixon & built in 1941, the Caribbean Hotel was once one of the hotspots for the rich & famous who frequented Miami Beach during the days of the sexy "Rat Pack". We designed and built two beach storage huts, trash & towel bins, a self serve towel valet for the pool deck and a beach service hut.
Hilton Cabana - Miami Beach, FL
Hilton Cabana Miami Beach is a newly built oceanfront hotel which debuted in June 2014. This upscale, MiMo style ten-story hotel is located on famous Collins Avenue at 63rd Street, 4 miles north of South Beach, and includes Cabana-style buildings and 119 feet of beachfront property offering direct access to the Atlantic Ocean. The Hilton Cabana opted for some super fresh yellow and white striped theme for the beach equipment.
The Postcard Inn - St. Pete, FL
This design was inspired by the hotels classic, ad-hoc built informal bar that sits in front of the hotel on the beach. Old license plates, driftwood pieces etc. We built in shelving for slippers, a foldable ring toss game and some other fun stuff to get right "spirit. Some of the hotels awesome lobby designs inspired the chalk board w/ daily quotes and the display shelf. We also built a miniature kids play hut in the same design as the main hut.
The National - Miami Beach, FL
The iconic National hotels is one of Miami's most iconic hotels. Fully restored in 2014, the hotel was recognized by “Historic Hotels of America” for maintaining its architectural authenticity and sense of place, while bringing subtle and sophisticated elements of contemporary design for the discerning traveler. The color scheme of the National beach huts are from the hotels lobby. The "silver" dome is a homage to the hotel architecture.
Metropolitan by Como - Miami Beach, FL
An Art Deco luxury design hotel, Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach is a 74-room Miami hotel in the heart of the Miami Beach historic district, overlooking America’s most iconic beach. Metropolitan Miami Beach delivers the perfect blend of rest and revelry, urban modernity and period charm by way of light-filled rooms, a COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, and leading edge interiors by the Italian designer, Paola Navone. We worked closely with Paola Navone and her team to make the beach equipment feel just right.
Other clients include Sheraton Fort Lauderdale, The Raleigh Hotel - South Beach, The Postcard Inn - St. Pete, The James Royal Palm Hotel - South Beach, The Soho House Miami, W South Beach Hotel & Residences, The Surfcomber - Miami Beach, The Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa - Miami Beach, The SLS South Beach, The Shelborne Hotel - Miami Beach, The Ritz Carlton Hotel - South Beach, The Caribbean Condominium - Miami Beach, The Residences South of Fifth, The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, The National Hotel - Miami Beach.