Illy, the family-owned company from Trieste, Italy, committed to offering
One Art Inspires Another
the highest-quality, most ethically sourced coffee to the world, offers JW
guests access to unique coffee products and programs. One of those programs
recently took place at the JW MARRIOTT VENICE RESORT & SPA, where
illy celebrated the 25th anniversary of the illy Art Collection, a curation
of Matteo Thun–designed coffee cups transformed into artistic masterpieces
by the likes of Jeff Koons, Julian Schnabel, Robert Rauschenberg, James
Rosenquist and more than 100 other of the world’s foremost artists.
The JW experience comes to life through partnerships with like-minded brands.
Great Britain’s foremost floral
designer combines art, fashion
and design into a floral philosophy
that has been uniquely translated
into a botanical style guide
for JW hotels around the world.
soothes guests with a range
of therapeutic products
and treatments found in
our guest rooms, at the
Spa by JW® and at exclusive
The world-class, Chicago-based
ballet company partnered with
JW to develop the “Poise and
Grace” associate training
program, which provides
guidance and preparation to deliver
a distinctive luxury experience.
Artist Robert Wilson, who also curated the illy installation in Venice, created this
design to pay homage to some of the collection’s 400 other cups.