2014 AD Oasis during Art Basel Miami Beach December 2014

The 4th annual AD Oasis @ The James Royal Palm was a smashing success. Envisioned by renowned designer Thom Filicia of Thom Filicia Inc., this year’s AD Oasis was described by Filicia as “an interplay of textures, materials, and colors, which creates a space that celebrates the relaxed international personality of Miami with a nod to Architectural Digest’s sophisticated and stylish point of view.”

From December 4-6, 2014, thousands of guests were treated to music by top DJs (including Mary Kwok, Timo + Alan, and more), fine fare, spa services, a stylish boutique, live art by Michael Serafino, and much more.

The space was truly breathtaking, featuring:

Ann Sacks Ogassian and Paccha tiles in the bar areas

Beautiful Caesarstone surfaces on the bars and the ping pong table

Circa lighting, including Terrazo Tri-Leg floor lamps, Moravian Star pendants, Mallorca lanterns, and Erika chandeliers

Dedon’s signature Swingrest and pieces from the Lounge Slim Line, Seashell, and Barcelona collections

Dyson’s Tower Fan and Hot + Cool Fan Heater

Kohler Artist-Edition creative sink display in the DJ booth

Sunbrella Rope design accents and Blue Forest by Lucio Micheletti, an art installation in which the palm tree grove in front of The James Royal Palm was wrapped in Sunbrella Fabric

Porsche 2015 Cayenne Turbo car display

AT&T Wireless charging stations

Lladro handcrafted porcelain designs

Framed art courtesy of Soicher Marin

Lori Schouela “Rose Petal” series


From his start at renowned design firms, including Parish-Hadley, Robert Metzger, and Bilhuber and Associates, Thom Filicia launched his acclaimed enterprise, Thom Filicia, Inc., and emerged as one of today’s most influential and respected interior designers. His clients range from Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez, Delta Air Lines, W Hotels, and Grace Bay Club to those in the worlds of finance, sports, and fashion. Gaining fame on the Emmy-winning Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Style Network, and HGTV, he is a best-selling author and has been praised as a top designer by numerous publications. He is also the driving force behind the Thom Filicia Home Collection, which includes furniture, artwork, rugs, textiles, and much more. Filicia has also recently opened his first showroom, called Sedgwick & Brattle, at the New York Design Center in NYC. thomfilicia.com


The James Royal Palm is James brand’s third location and first hotel in Florida. Joining sister properties in Chicago and New York City, The James Royal Palm is an ideally situated, oceanfront beach retreat at Collins Ave and 15th with interiors designed by Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio. The hotel is a modern tribute to the Royal Palm Hotel’s rich history, keeping intact many signature elements of the original architect’s design. In continuation of the brand’s support for the arts, The James Royal Palm features a carefully curated art collection, “An Ocean Apart,” as well as a local collection of cultural partners. The James Royal Palm features Florida Cookery, a globally influenced seafood dining destination, in addition to two swimming pools, a plunge pool, poolside bar, lobby lounge, coffee bar, a spa with salt-infused treatments, Lil’ James offerings for children, the Give gift shop, and more than 10,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. For more, visit jameshotels.com/miami.


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