Bishop Design completes ECOS Hotel in Dubai

Bishop Design has revealed the design concept for ECOS, a new lifestyle hotel development in Al Furjan, Dubai. Intended to be the first of its kind, a forward-thinking social hub within the area, ECOS needed to share the same functional qualities as any other midscale hotel whilst also facilitating the tech and physical connectivity, with … Read more

Global design transformation of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts builds momentum across Europe, The Middle East, and Africa

The transformation of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts – the most global brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands – continues to gain momentum in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) with six redesigned properties exemplifying the modernized design concept: Sheraton Jeddah , Saudi Arabia; Sheraton Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands; Sheraton Frankfurt Airport, … Read more

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai unveils stunning architecture and design

The contemporary elegance of Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai, is inspired by the whimsical sea waves, dazzling stars, and vivid sunsets of its location on the world’s largest man-made island, The Palm Jumeirah. The rich architecture by ARENCO and the timeless chic interiors created by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) weave bold geometric … Read more

The big interview: Karen Hay, founder and creative director, INdulge Design

The big interview: Karen Hay, founder and creative director, INdulge Design Karen Hay – Founder & Creative Director at INdulge Design INdulge Design’s founder and creative director, Karen Hay, talks to TOPHOTELPROJECTS about her journey in hospitality design. The Hong Kong-based interior design studio, INdulge Design, takes pride in coming up with unique concepts and … Read more

Design stories: DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Residences

Polykarpos Notaras Polykarpos Notaras, associate interior designer at GAJ, discusses the practice’s work bringing to life a stylish newbuild reflecting Sharjah’s cultural identity and heritage. Opened in late 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Residences boasts inspiring architecture and interiors by GAJ. This newbuild scheme overlooking the Al Majaz Waterfront features 156 rooms, … Read more

Ennismore reveals design details for SO/ Paris

Ennismore is set to debut the SO/ brand in France this July with the opening of its new flagship, SO/ Paris. Taking up residence within the Morland Mixite Capitale complex in the fourth arrondissement, the 162-room hotel will comprise a restaurant/bar/club, a Spa Maison Codage and fitness centre, and a swimming pool. The structure, which … Read more

Make Your Hotel Attractive With Luxury Lighting Design

(Fig1 – Baseline Lighting Design Studio – Make Your Hotel Attractive With Luxury Lighting Design) Some people visit hotels for business purposes, while some do it to experience a different lifestyle for a day or two. By combining service, design, and ambiance, you can provide an unforgettable customer experience. The latter two can be enhanced … Read more

The big interview: Joey Goei-Jones, design director, GDC Group

GDC Group’s design director meets our editor-in-chief Richard Frost to discuss the hospitality interior design studio’s work and how Covid has changed client expectations. Headquartered in London, GDC Group boasts an impressive portfolio that includes the likes of The Savoy in its home city, Somerville House in Jersey and Carton House near Dublin. Here in … Read more

Design collaboration throughout Pan Pacific London with Laufen

A highly contemporary property in the heart of the city – Pan Pacific London A stylish design aesthetic characterises Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s first European property from New York-based design duo Yabu Pushelberg, with bathrooms across the bedrooms, spa and public washrooms from Laufen. The concept behind Pan Pacific London’s architecture and interior design was … Read more

Design vision: Maria Garcia-Arribas of Bar Studio

Maria Garcia-Arribas, director of Bar Studio’s new Madrid office, talks about the challenge of establishing the hospitality design practice in Europe in our latest TOPHOTELDESIGN exclusive. Founded by Felicity Beck and Stewart Robertson in Melbourne in 2003, Bar Studio helps create hotels, resorts and F&B environments around the world, working with high-profile brands like Rosewood … Read more