Contributor: Todd-Avery Lenahan

As President and Chief Creative Officer of WDD, Todd-Avery Lenahan leads Wynn Resorts’ global portfolio of design and development. Lenahan merged his eponymous firm, TAL Studio, with Wynn Resorts in 2019 after being part of the founding Wynn consultant team in 2003. Before the TAL/WDD merger, Lenahan earned renown for his prestigious commissions by the world’s preeminent international luxury hoteliers and business barons. This led to his firm’s consistent ranking among ID Magazine’s esteemed “Design Giants.” To date, Lenahan has designed or been involved with creating over 120 hotels on five continents and eight islands. Before creating TAL Studio in 1999, Lenahan was with The Walt Disney Company. He continued his collaborations for 20 years after his nearly decade of in-house tenure, culminating in his Principal – Interior Architecture and Design role for Walt Disney Imagineering.

Lenahan’s hospitality and entertainment design work has received the industry’s top honors & awards more than 100 times and is frequently published by global press and media. In 2008, Lenahan was Boutique Design Magazine’s Designer of the Year, and in 2010 was inducted into the prestigious HD Platinum Circle. He is also a published author and contributing columnist. Lenahan earned his degree in Architecture from The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture and holds multiple postgraduate certifications in urban planning and resort design.