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Short film series: Kelly Sawdon’s unconventional approach to the Ace Hotel aesthetic


Published on September 30, 2019

”We’re just a collective of creative people who had no hospitality background. Everyone thinks we’re crazy—but this is what we would do in any situation.”

Kelly Sawdon, Partner and Chief Brand Officer of Ace Hotel, leads an unconventional team doing things in unconventional ways. To see the first of three short films we created in partnership with Semi Permanent—featuring leaders overcoming the odds to build lasting businesses—check out the video above.