Announcement of UCO: an interior design studio by OBMI

Bringing decades of hotel design experience, UCO Studio embarks on creating globally recognized destinations in partnership with OBMI

Press release

July 13, 2022 12:42 p.m. EDT

DALLAS, July 13, 2022 ( –
There’s a new design studio that’s attracting the attention of major hotel brands, developers and restaurateurs. UCO Studio, the interior design studio launched by renowned architectural firm OBMI, brings an impressive hospitality design portfolio with recently opened projects ranging from the Taj Goa Resort in India, St. Regis Resort in Bermuda, and soon to debut Hyatt Centric, Austin.

UCO Studio and OBMI align their respective trades to offer a turnkey offering, providing services for large-scale regional planning down to intimate interior detailing. Their proven expertise in luxury hospitality makes them a terrific new venture in the architecture and design community. The team’s reputation as a creative force, combined with its world-class portfolio, will enhance its ability to set the tone for hotel design in the industry for years to come.

Founded with a philosophy of being “space storytellers”, UCO elevates guest experiences by cultivating enchanting design journeys for luxury resorts and residences, lifestyle and boutique hotels, and dynamic spaces. food and beverage industry, in addition to offering worldwide branding, lighting design and artistic consultation. They distill culture into style and ambiance for the bottom line, demonstrating that they are trusted advisors and partners in achieving clients’ financial goals.

UCO Director Eric Ullmann has 25 years of experience in hotel design and a portfolio of distinctive projects in over 20 countries. Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ullmann said, “Creating masterful journeys of discovery, UCO Studio translates culture and context through compelling experiences. With extensive experience across multiple disciplines, our collaborative approach becomes the foundation for tailored operations. from designs inspired by the world’s most prominent and famous hospitality leaders, we have cultivated international talent that brings our storytelling process to life through spaces immersed in culture, history, nature and nature. attraction.

“We align with UCO Studio on design philosophies to elevate the art of living and create beautiful ideas that capture the authentic essence of each place. Both companies are innovative, with practical and intelligent approaches to design, and now we look forward to creating destination stories for every detail of the customer’s journey,” said OBMI President Tim Peck. “UCO Studio brings experience and projects in markets like Asia and the North America which opens up great opportunities for us, as we hope to do for them in the Caribbean and the Middle East. We believe that the foundations established are the culmination of an excellent partnership. .”

About UCO Studio

Built by a team with over 25 years of experience and distinctive projects in over 20 countries, UCO Studio brings a fresh approach to creating unique interior spaces in all areas of the hospitality industry. With its flagship studio in Dallas, UCO clients benefit from international expertise and enterprise-wide collaboration with design teams in Miami, Dubai and Delhi. UCO’s philosophy of being “space storytellers” combines a high level of international design experience and an eye for weaving the fabric of cultures with innovation and cutting-edge design. They prioritize designing authentic experiences for the bottom line with five times more core engagement than other companies, demonstrating that they are as much partners to their customers as they are consultants. To learn more, visit

About OBM International (OBMI)

OBMI stands for global luxury hotel design, and their process is rooted in storytelling. The leading planning, architecture and interior design firm holds an extensive portfolio that ranges from luxury hotels and resort destinations to bespoke private residences and vibrant urban communities. With over eight decades of experience and a stellar reputation as trusted advisors to the world’s leading hotel brands and developers, OBMI is renowned for creating distinctive spaces that evoke an authentic sense of place. To learn more, visit


Source: Studio UCO

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