Ariane Steinbeck has recently joined RPW Design as its new managing director giving the practice an additional global outlook due to her experience in the hospitality design arena in the US and Caribbean market as well as her most recent experience in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Ariane started her career as one of the founding partners of The Gettys Group, Inc, headquartered in the USA. Her primary responsibility was the evolution of the firm’s interior design business, focusing on luxury and upscale hotels, restaurants, spas, and residential projects. Most recently, Ariane is returning to Europe from Asia, where she completed projects for Peninsula Hotels, Langham, Hilton, Marriott, Shangri-La and others.
Ariane was educated at the Deutsche Schule der Provinz Malaga, Marbella, Spain and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York where she received a Bachelors of Science degree from the distinguished School of Hotel Administration. She has a number of professional and international certifications and memberships, speaks three European languages fluently and enjoys writing articles for industry publications. Her profound interest in all things culinary, artisanal and globetrotting manifests her passion for the hospitality industry.