DSAA
Michael Arias
Principal
 
Michael Arias is a Principal at DSAA: Dalton, Steelman, Arias and Associates, a subsidiary of Steelman Partners, an entertainment architecture firm based out of Las Vegas, NV, where he began working 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 he 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 products, environmental spaces and hospitality interiors and has worked on many winning competitions for projects such as the Las Vegas Fontainebleau Casino, The Las Vegas Venetian Casino and The Palazzo Casino. His most recent creation is the newly opened Galaxy Sky Casino in Macau and he is developing various casinos for the Holland Casino company in Amsterdam.

Mr. Arias’ specialty is to evoke a memorable guest experience through his cinematic approach to the company’s designs. His foundation is his artistic hand that sculpts the space with an eye towards subtle detail.