MELANIE RAINES

DIRECTOR OF DESIGN

NEW WATERLOO

Melanie is a registered architect and interior designer known for creating distinctive hospitality environments in the US and abroad. She believes in a design approach that encompasses all scales of the guest experience: from building material and furnishings, to playlists and dishware. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture and her Master of Architecture from The University of Washington, Melanie worked for MR Architecture & Decor, Soho House & Co., and Bunkhouse Group before joining the New Waterloo team. Her spirit food is chicken and waffles.

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