As vice president of design, Teddy Mayer guides the hospitality environments of Virgin Hotels from vision to execution. For seven years, Mayer worked as the senior director of design and development for Morgans Hotel Group, focusing on the expansion of brands like Delano, Mondrian, and Hudson Hotel. Mayer’s previous work for Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) includes hospitality interiors projects for W Hotels and Resorts and the James. He most recently served as the regional director of hospitality interiors for Gensler in New York, where he focused on creating a hospitality interiors studio as well as a regional practice.
He obtained a master’s of architecture from the University of Idaho, as well as two bachelor degrees in architecture and fine arts.