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    Weekly briefing: remembering Sir Terence, lighting launches & a Bath debut

    Only got a minute? Our editorial team have compiled the top design stories that they have published this week, including an editor’s letter that remembers a legend, Chelsom unveiling Edition 27 and Hotel Indigo entering new territory…

    And just like that we are in October. With the industry busy trying to navigate itself into more familiar settings – where hotels are open and in demand, – we appreciate that you may not have time to read all the content that Hotel Designs has published this week. Therefore, here is our ‘editor’s pick’ of the juiciest stories that have been covered this week.

    Editor checks in: will design ever be the same again?

    Weeks ahead of celebrating the best British designers, architects, hoteliers and suppliers in The Brit List Awards 2020, editor Hamish Kilburn warmly remembers a design legend, Sir Terence Conran, in his monthly column.

    Click here to read more.

    Two years in the making, Chelsom launches Edition 27

    Image caption: The Hybrid set | Image credit: Chelsom

    Image caption: The Hybrid set | Image credit: Chelsom

    Every two years on the international hotel design scene, something incredible happens. The industry becomes temporarily blinded by new lighting designs that are created with tomorrow’s luxury hospitality projects in mind. The brand behind this much-awaited artificial phenomenon is, of course, Chelsom.

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    Hotel review: Villa Copenhagen

    Image credit: Villa Copenhagen

    A much-anticipated addition to the Danish capital city, Copenhagen, transforms an iconic architectural landmark into a modern oasis of cool. Writer Collette Swindells explores the hidden gems – including the country’s most luxurious penthouse and a sully sustainable ‘Earth Suite’ – that are sheltered inside.

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    Guide To Hotel Design (Part 50): how to design for social distancing

    The hospitality sector has been deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. As lockdown eases, hotels are navigating the effects of social distancing and new safety guidelines for their design and guest experience. Giles Fuchs, owner of Burgh Island Hotel, safely guides us through what to consider when designing for social distancing.

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    Confessions of a lighting designer – what is lighting design?

    Throughout October we are, for the second time this year, putting the spotlight on lighting. To kickstart this series, we reach out to Gary Thornton, senior project designer at neolight global, to understand lighting design from the inside.

    Click here to read more.

    Hamish Kilburn / 02.10.2020

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