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Bold by design

With chic new competitors on the scene, the city's hotels are renovating and leaving tradition behind

MILLENNIUM BOSTONIAN HOTEL: Jinnie Kim, the designer who oversaw the renovation of the hotel lobby, says the vivid color scheme would have been dismissed here five years ago. MILLENNIUM BOSTONIAN HOTEL: Jinnie Kim, the designer who oversaw the renovation of the hotel lobby, says the vivid color scheme would have been dismissed here five years ago. (photos by Bill greene/globe staff (above and below))
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / October 16, 2008

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Jinnie Kim looks over the graphic gray and black sofas and the Chinese red bookcases in the lobby of the Millennium Bostonian Hotel and grins approvingly. (Full article: 1211 words)

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