Wow, how bizarre. Striking similarities between the way I’ve worked with the tropical toiletries imagery and this wallpaper from the now demolished Ambassador Hotel in LA. I became fascinated with this hotel after watching ‘Bobby’ a few years ago. It stuck in my mind, and a few years later I looked it up online, to find there is a book, called ‘Late Check Out’ of images of the hotel. I also found out there was a nightclub in the hotel called the Cocoanut Grove - feeding my obsession with all things mid-century Polynesian pop. For some reason, today the Ambassador sprung into my mind so I looked it up on Flickr. Astonished by the similarity to the piece I’ve made - and I’d never seen it before….