Milestones

Accolades, Launches, Events

2023

Koroseal’s Harmony collection features Roger’s “On Water” wallcovering, inspired by the view of the Grand Canal from his Venice residence.

Roger’s family foundation announces support for In Venetia Hortus Redemportis, a project led by the Venice Gardens Foundation to restore a convent garden compound dating from the 1500s.

Renowned wallcovering maker Fromental expands into soft furnishings, including needlepoint cushions based on designs in Roger’s sketchbooks.

2022

Honoree, Interior Design Best of Year Awards, for Koroseal wallcovering collection.

2021

Joins board of Venetian Heritage, an international non-profit organization that supports and celebrates the prodigious legacy of Venetian art.

Expands relationship with Quintus with new showroom design and four new furniture concepts.

Launches Venezia Collection of passementerie with Samuel & Sons.

2020

Launches Vector Collection with Speakman & Co., a modern bathroom collection “celebrating architectural purity with strong lines that guide the eye.”

Named senior advisor to Wynn Resorts as Todd-Avery Lenahan becomes President and Chief Creative Officer of Wynn Design and Development.

2019

Interior Design magazine names Roger’s Scorpio sconce, designed for Boyd Lighting, “best of the year” in its category. The Roger Thomas Collection for Rocky Mountain Hardware is an honoree in its category.

Wynn Boston Harbor opens: $2.6 billion investment with 670 rooms and unique waterfront location. “Flowers miraculously bloom all year in Massachusetts and no surface is untouched by something gold,” marvels Conde Nast Traveler.

Boston Design Week confers Lifetime Achievement Award.

Launches new bedding collection with Fabric Innovations.

Launches new Zodiac collection for Boyd Lighting.

2018

New luxury bedding line for Fabric Innovations.

New bath accessories for Labrazel debut at Milan’s Salone del Mobile.

2017

Named for fifth time to AD100 by Architectural Digest.

2016

Wynn Palace Cotai opens in Macao. Collaborators include Todd-Avery Lenahan, Vicente Wolf, David Rockwell and Preston Bailey. “It raised the bar on Macao’s five-star luxury scene by more than a few notches,” London’s Telegraph reports.

New or expanded collections for Koroseal, SICIS, S. Harris, Speakman, Samuel & Sons, Boyd.

New residential designs for Quintus.

2015

Inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame.

Roger invests in Quintus, a Los Angeles-based luxury furniture brand.

2014

Wynn Resorts wins approval for new resort in Massachusetts, Roger’s latest design. The New Yorker reports the planned resort will feature a mix of “vacation-lodge vocabulary” of fireplaces and wooden beams with a passion for eighteenth century France.

Architectural Digest names Roger to the AD100 for the fourth time.

2013

Work gets underway on Wynn Palace Cotai in Macau, a $3.6 billion+ project, scheduled to open in early 2016.

2012

Named Interior Architecture and Design Icon of the Year, Academy of Art University.

Architectural Digest names Roger to the AD100 for the third time.

2011

Inducted into the  University of Nevada, Las Vegas Hall of Fame.

2010

Architectural Digest names Roger to the AD 100 for the second time.

Roger designs the Architectural Digest Greenroom for the Academy Awards.

Encore at Wynn Macau opens.

Honored with Excellence in Design Award from Interior Designers Institute.

2009

Design Icon Award, World Market Center, Las Vegas.

Jay Sarno Lifetime Achievement Award in Casino Design.

2008

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas opens at cost of $2.3 billion.

Named Designer of the Year at International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show.

2007

Named to Architectural Digest 100.

The Collection expands with furniture for Edward Ferrell/Lewis Mittman and designs for The Natural Carpet Company.

2006

Wynn Macau opens.

The Roger Thomas Collection is inaugurated with signature designs for Trevi and APF Master Framemakers.