Mondrian Hotels are known for their whimsical design concepts and by seducing their guests with a magical atmosphere. Finally, one has made its way to New York City, where the Mondrian Soho recently opening its doors. Interior designer Bejaming Noriega-Ortiz of BNO Design was inspired by John Cocteau's La Belle et Le Bête (Beauty and The Beast) to create a fairy-tale experience. From soft French hues to sensual royal tones, Noriega used blue as the unifying color throughout the 270-room hotel. The Morgans Group has done it yet again by giving their design-fanatic customers a splendid affair — and another place to add to your must-see list when visiting the Big Apple.