Hotel Designs Brit List 2017: The Long List

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    Who are the most inspirational and influential names in the UK hotel business?

    The finalists in the Hotel Designs Brit List have been named, taking in some of the biggest names in the UK industry.

    For the past few months, Hotel Designs has been taking soundings and nominations to create the Brit List – a celebration of the most influential and inspirational hoteliers and interior designers.

    The final list will be unveiled on the evening of Wednesday July 12th at the vibrant Urban Coterie sky bar and restaurant. It’s free to attend if you work in the sector – to find out more click here.

    With such a fantastic array of industry figures all in one room, you don’t want to miss an opportunity to get your company name on show – a limited number sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Hotel Designs Brit List. To find out more contact Jennie Lane on 01992 374098 or email

    The shortlist is now being studied by our panel of judges, who will decide the 25 top hoteliers and 25 top interior designers. The panel includes Dr Vanessa Brady OBE, President of the Society of British & International Design; Glyn Adams, Academic at the Edge Hotel School; Patrick Goff, Founder of Goff Associates; Daniel Fountain, Editor of Hotel Designs.

    The finalists are:

    Andrew Wildsmith – Owner, Wildsmith Hotles
    Louise & Andrew Macbeth – Owners, Beck Hall
    Mailo Power – Director, Athenaeum House
    Bharat Rai – General Manager, Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
    Marwan Hemchaoui – Manager, The Vineyard
    Patrick Burke – Owner/Manager, The Atlantic Hotel
    Paul Brackley – Manager, Shangri-La, The Shard
    Peter McCarthy – Chairman, Clevedon Hall
    Robin Sheppard – Chairman, Bespoke Hotels
    Aidan Flanagan – Manager, Muckrach Country House Hotel
    Tony Troy – CEO, Principal Hotels
    Michael Obray – General Manager, Lords of the Manor Hotel
    Lynn Brutman – General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
    Charles Lowther – Owner, Askham Hall
    Chris Hurst – General Manager, Hambleton Hall
    Andrew Thomason – Managing Director, Gravetye Manor
    Jennifer McCabe – General Manager, Charlotte Street Hotel
    Tom Ross – General Manager, The Pig Near Bath
    Mario Ovsenjak – General Manager, Hotel Gotham
    Adolf Schauer – General Manager, The Landmark London
    Mark Bevan – General Manager, Chewton Glen
    Olivia Immesi – Manager, Ace Hotel Shoreditch
    Jan-Paul Kroese – General Manager, Belmond Le Manoir aux Qaut’Saisons
    Sue Williams – General Manager, Whatley Manor

    Ariane Steinbeck – Interior Designer, RPW Design
    Emma King – Head of Interior Design Europe, IHG
    Geraldine Milsom – Milsom Hotels & Restaurants Group
    Sarah Ramsbottom – Managing Director, Elle R Leisure
    Deema Sahyoun – IND Creations
    Andrew Linwood – Areen Hospitality
    Dennis Irvine – Dennis Irvine Studio
    Dexter Moren – Director, Dexter Moren Associates
    Malgosia Hendzel – Architect, Alex Kravetz Design
    Henry Chebaane – Designer, Blue Sky Hospitality Space
    Graeme Banks – Design Director, Barr + Wray
    Michelle Holland – Associate, Goddard Littlefair
    Alesia Sirokina – Senior Designer, Project Orange
    John Lewis – Associate Director, Richmond International
    Bee Osborn – Director, Osborn Interiors
    David Richard Mellor – Principal/Head of Design, David Richard Mellor
    Yasmine Mahmoudieh – Yasmine Mahmoudieh Architecture & Design
    Patrick Tyberghein – Director, Carter Tyberghein
    Helen Fewster – Director, Suna Interior Design
    Robert Angell – Principal/Director, Robert Angell Design
    Michael Simmons – Founder/Designer, Space ID
    Nicholas Hollinshead – Senior Designer, NH Interiors
    Lucy Goddard – Creative Director, NoChintz
    Michael Squire – Senior Partner, Squire & Partners
    Susie Atkinson – Founder, Susie Atkinson Design
    Andy Cooper – Head of Design, Oulsnam Design
    Esra Kumbasar – Senior Designer, Wrothams
    Elizabeth Warden – Principal, Elizabeth Designs
    David Carter – Designer, A La CarteR

    Daniel Fountain / 15.05.2017

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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