The James Royal Palm Hotel

Local inspiration fuels the revival of a Miami icon

“Design is always a collaborative process,” says Lauren Rottet, the founder of Rottet Studio and head designer of the freshly minted The James Royal Palm Hotel. The subject of a recent $42 million renovation, The James’ latest property has tapped into Miami’s local and extended community of hospitality, design, art and culinary talent. Rottet headed up the interior redesign that defines the hotel, mentioning the …