Conversano created ‘design with a punchline’

Hospitality and casino design pioneer Henry Conversano passed away at age 86. His legacy lives in the integrated resort era he helped create, the architects and designers he mentored and casino moguls he influenced.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes, editor at large for Inside Asian Gaming and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.