note "But the substantive current design had been done by .. who designed extensively—and perhaps unsurprisingly for casinos"
Forum: Liquid Lounge
[DELETE] gack Dictator Chic dangore New
Maybe he prefers that style because he is emulating a casino as opposed to emulating a dictator. Would make sense for a casino guy.

It was also suggested that the dictators were emulating the lobbies of fancy hotels (which themselves might have been emulating old palaces from eras past).
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