Case Studies

LA Closet Design

Just as the 2008 recession was hitting, Lisa Adams, a multi-talented designer and business-woman, approached us to help her grow her luxury closet design business. But by the end of 2008, “luxury” wasn’t a hot topic. With a strong strategic approach and our signature friendly-yet-tenacious manner, TBG identified opportunities for effective and consistent exposure that [...] more »

Hacienda San Angel

In 2003, this eight room boutique hotel in Puerto Vallarta was a tiny gem waiting to be discovered. Today, this now 20-suite luxury inn boasts a fine dining restaurant, three pools and a breathtaking private chapel and event space. Making use of the innkeeper’s exquisite take on Colonial style along with a striking collection of [...] more »

Jamaica Bay Inn & Vu

After an extensive renovation in 2010, Jamaica Bay Inn’s parent company,  Pacifica Hotels, needed a local firm with national reach to get the word out before the hotel opened later in the year. Despite an oceanfront location, brand new rooms and a uniquely refreshing decor, Los Angeles’s dense hotel population created strong competition. Despite this [...] more »


This local, boutique restaurant and gourmet market could have languished without the renown it deserved for years. But with a keen eye for the media’s appreciation of an untold story and a yearning for “authentic” experiences, we identified a roster of newsworthy programming and products. By carefully hand-crafting individual and outlet specific media pitches we [...] more »

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza & X Bar

In winter 2007 we were contracted by Los Angeles’ Hyatt Regency Century Plaza to support the launch of the hotel’s freestanding stylish new bar. The bar was conceived to lure the new occupants of the recently opened CAA headquarters as well as ICM, FOX Studios and United Artists (the previously dowdy Century City area had [...] more »

The Crescent Hotel Beverly Hills

We were brought on board to reinvigorate interest in this under-appreciated Beverly Hills gem. At the request of the general manager we initially targeted the rejuvenation of local interest and awareness of the hotel’s bar/restaurant/patio. By identifying the setting as particularly appealing and recommending a unique and trend-appropriate mixology approach to the beverage menu we [...] more »