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      (In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: Adding personality in public areas

      In the second session of Hotel Designs LIVE, editor Hamish Kilburn was joined by Constantina Tsoutsikou, founder of Studio LOST; Eric Jafari, CDO of Locke and Erik Nissen Johansen, Founder of Stylt to discuss adding personality in public areas…

      In the second edition of Hotel Designs LIVE, sponsored by Technological Innovations Group in association with Crestron, editor Hamish Kilburn returned to host a number of panel discussions and interviews with the aim to keep the conversation and the industry connected.

      Following on from the inaugural Hotel Designs LIVE where an expert panel questioned the very existence of lobbies in the wake of Covid-19, Hotel Designs was back to put public areas back under the spotlight.

      To move away from pure sterile solutions and to instead inject design and character back into public areas, Kilburn invited internationally acclaimed designers and hotel figures, such as Constantina Tsoutsikou, founder of Studio LOST; Erica Pritchard, Associate at HBA; Eric Jafari, CDO of Locke, Erik Nissen Johansen, Founder of Stylt, onto the virtual Hotel Designs LIVE sofa.

      The panel discussion, which was sponsored by Falcon Contract Flooring, started with Kilburn asking how the industry can authentically create purposeful areas that evoke interesting first impressions.

      Within this session, the audience heard PRODUCT WATCH pitches from Falcon Contract Flooring, Atlas Concorde, Franklite and Inspired By Design.

      Here’s the full panel discussion.

      While you’re here: click here to watch Hotel Design LIVE’s exclusive interview with Bill Bensley.

      The recordings of the other two sessions (Reassuring the post-corona consumer and The revival of smart tech post-pandmeic) will go live shortly. 

      SAVE THE DATE: Hotel Designs LIVE will return for a third edition on February 23, 2021. Session titles and speakers will be announced shortly. Once these have been announced, tickets for Hotel Designs LIVE will be available. In the meantime, if you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities, focused PRODUCT WATCH pitches or the concept of Hotel Designs LIVE, please contact Katy Phillips or call +44 (0) 1992 374050.

      Hamish Kilburn / 27.10.2020

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