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Radical Innovation Announces 2019 Finalists

Radical Innovation | June 13, 2019

Cooper Carry, Danny Forster & Architecture, and SB Architects competing for the Grand Prize in New York City in October Radical Innovation, a competition and year-round community that challenges designers, hoteliers, and students to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality, is pleased to announce the finalists for its 13th annual edition. The three finalists are: Infinite Explorer by SB Architects, San Francisco,  Volumetric High-Rise Modular Hotel by Danny Forster & Architecture, New York, Connectic by Cooper Carry, New York. These three firms will compete in a live pitch presentation at the New Museum in New York City...

HD Awards Honors Hospitality’s Best and Brightest

June 14, 2018

New York, NY (June 14, 2018)—The winners of the 14th annual HD Awards were celebrated on Wednesday, June 6, at Cipriani, 25 Broadway, New York, NY. Hosted by Hospitality Design magazine, HD Awards honor the owners, designers, architects and manufacturers behind hospitality's most impressive projects and products. This year's awards generated the largest number of submissions and finalists to date, with more than 1,000 submissions received and nearly 200 finalists selected. "The record-breaking number of entries, inspirational finalists, and attendance at the event is a testament to the strength of the hospitality design community ...

Lefteris Tsikandilakis – Hospitality Design Trendsetter

Phil Butler | June 8, 2018

By Phil Butler Lefteris Tsikandilakis has risen to be one of the most respected architects in Greece. His work is recognized for both the scope of projects he's undertaken, and for the vision, elegance, and functionality of his designs. He and his growing team have managed to distinguish themselves even in the harshest of economic crises. And the functionality of the firm's aesthetic designs are a differentiator in the industry, identify the Tsikandilakis brand in a highly competitive field. I managed to catch up with Tsikandilakis some days ago to get his take on the current state of hospitality design. I approached the archite...

Authentic Design a Key Component to Middle East Hospitality

OBM International | April 19, 2018

By: Magd Fahmy, Managing Director Riyadh, OBM International It is an exciting time in the Middle East for the hospitality industry. It's booming. According to recent data, the region has 580 hotel projects under contract with specific hotspots being the UAE and Saudi Arabia. With large budgets, these projects offer unique opportunities to reflect the region's rich cultural history and natural riches. However, it seems that many times although the projects technically fit the location, they don't fit the design aesthetic and region, lacking authenticity and doing a disserve to the culture of the region in which they live. One...

Hospitality Design Group and Hilton Partner on Design Challenge

HD Expo | April 11, 2018

Winner of the Box, a Hospitality Design event, to be brought to life at HD Expo New York, NY (April 11, 2018) – Hospitality Design Group has partnered with Hilton on the Box, a one-of-a-kind design competition that in January, challenged 12 top design firms to create the ultimate luxury guestroom in 24 hours. The winning concept, from Toronto-based Chapi Chapo Design in collaboration with the two dozen sponsoring manufacturers, will make its debut on the show floor at booth #1883 during HD Expo, May 2-4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. "When Hilton came to us with the idea, I jumped on the chance. It was amazing...

Eclipse Hospitality Matches Coloring Contest Prize Money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Eclipse Hospitality | March 27, 2018

PHOENIX, March 28, 2018 - Casegoods manufacturer Eclipse Hospitality has matched the prize money in a Coloring for Kids contest, awarding a private donation to further the work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Organized by multi-line manufacturer's representative Louise Ross, president of Louise Ross & Associates, the Coloring for Kids contest challenged designers in the hospitality industry to feature their artistic talent by coloring any of the four alternating designs included in a pad of coloring book-style sticky notes. Eclipse Hospitality distributed the custom-designed sticky notes together with a set of mini col...

IIG Hires Betsy Kersting, a Dallas Hospitality Industry Leader, as VP of Design + Business Development

IIG | July 25, 2017

DYER, INDIANA, DALLAS, TEXAS July 20, 2017 – IIG, a premier hospitality design studio, has hired Betsy Kersting, of Dallas, as the firm's Vice President of Design + Business Development. Betsy joins IIG as the former Director of Design for Fourth Dimension Designs, a highly sought-after Texas design company. Kersting's professional portfolio is both vast and impressive. Her twenty-five years of experience in the hospitality business has earned her multiple awards and an established list of trusted relationships industry-wide. Some of Betsy's notable projects include the Embassy Suites in Miami, Dallas, and Mandalay Beach; as well ...

The Secret Ingredient in a Good Design

Himank Goswami | May 29, 2017

By Himank Goswami, Manager - Global Design & Construction at Oberoi Hotels My wife and I went out for dinner to a luxury hotel recently to celebrate our anniversary. We were offered a table next to the window overlooking a beautiful garden. The ambience was intimate with a candle lit table and soft background music. But soon the evening started turning unpleasant when we realized that our table was right behind an extremely busy service station. We could hear the waiters mumble, sound of the cutlery and worst of all the irritating noise of the cheque printer every now & then. The restaurant failed to deliver (at least to us) wha...


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