If a picture is worth a thousand words then light truly is its author. Light gives us definitive depth and perception, which transforms the ordinary to the extraordinary, which is why now is a truly exciting time for the SLS Hotel of Beverly Hills. This award-winning destination, with its provocative Philippe Starck design, recently unveiled its newest installation of its comprehensive lighting program develop by Matthew Rolston. Visionary photographer, filmmaker, and creative director, Rolston is best known for his decades of experience shooting Hollywood’s biggest stars. Rolston’s objective for this lighting project was to provide guests with contemporary glamour through illumination. Comparable to lighting a celebrity in one of his famed photographs, Rolston composed a lighting plan that would best complement while in the room.

“SLS is a property that exudes an air of sexiness and intrigue that few other hotels possess,” said Rolston. “With that in mind we collaborated with SLS to reinvent the lighting in a manner that best showcases it’s undeniably powerful design elements as well as the guests themselves. It’s like being able to live in the signature beauty light of one of my celebrity images.”

The SLS Hotel of Beverly Hills new lighting plan debuted on April 18th and is featured in all 297 guestrooms and suites.