RID, Principal

Michael Arias

Michael Arias, Principal at Steelman Partners, began working for Steelman Partners in 2005. Mr. Arias graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena – California, receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design with High Honors in 1990. He is a registered and licensed Interior Designer in the state of Nevada and a member of the Nevada State Board of Architecture, Interior Design and Residential Design.

In the early to late 90’s Michael worked for RTKL, one of world’s largest architectural firms, and the famous interior design office of Chhada Siembieda Remedios, Inc. During this time he also realized his greatest passion: creating high quality designs for casinos and hospitality interiors.

In 2011 he became one of the founding principals for his own office which focuses on the interiors of Hospitality, Entertainment and Casino design at Steelman Partners. Mr. Arias serves as a principal-in-charge of the conceptual design for the company, directing the design of casinos and hospitality interiors. He has worked on many past winning competitions for projects such as the Las Vegas Fontainebleau Casino, The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo Las Vegas.

His creations include the Galaxy Sky Casino in Macau, Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila, various casinos for the Holland Casino company in Amsterdam, as well as Resorts World Las Vegas.