Hallway and Light Hardwood Floor Mia Nielsen, the Drake's in-house art curator, populated the spaces with paintings, sculptures, and installations from contemporary practitioners. The owl is by Canadian artist Jennifer Murphy. The design team used a mix of materials and textures throughout the space to instill a feeling of "surprise and delight," as Tong describes. For example, the main corridor features painted brick, patterned tile from Sabine Hill, steel racks, and weathered wood floors.  Photo 4 of 7 in Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry