Established in 1987, Steelman Partners has positioned itself as the leading entertainment architecture firm. Steelman Partners, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an international firm specializing in the multi-disciplinary facets of entertainment architecture, interior design, graphic design, planning, theater design, 3D design and lighting. The company currently has international offices in Zhuhai, Macau, Ho Chi Minh, Amsterdam, and Phnom Penh.
Steelman Partners embraces all aspects of the design process from project viability, revenue projections, site location, thematic considerations, conceptual design, programming, and supporting the client’s marketing efforts.
The company is well known within the hospitality and gaming industries with a client list that includes Genting Group, MGM, Harrah’s, Wynn, Venetian, Sheraton, Hyatt, Plaza/El-Ad, Crown SDJM, Melco, Caesars, plus many others. Steelman Partners is made up of the industries most talented and acclaimed architects, designers, planners and artists – resulting in world renowned, remarkable and memorable work.
The firm derives direction from industry forerunner Paul Steelman, who began his own architectural career in 1977. While working in the public sector on the Atlantic City Master Plan, Paul realized that entertainment architecture was going to be his field of practice and expertise. He began working with Steve Wynn as an architect for approximately ten (10) years; involved with such projects as The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and Las Vegas, as well as the Mirage.
Due to its success, Steelman Partners has won many design awards and been featured in many reputable magazines, including Forbes May 2006 issue properly named “Designing for Dough.” Paul was also included in the movie Oceans 13 DVD extras, entitled the “Opulent Illusion,” which takes an in depth look at casino design.