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    In Conversation With: BISQUE’s Ellie Sawdy on 2019 colour trends

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    Ever since Bisque first came on our radar, we have been impressed with how the company has taken a very practical – and historically mundane – item and used it to lift a whole interior space. The brand’s marketing manager, Ellie Sawdy, talks us through major colour trends, radiator pitfalls and 2019 surprises…  Ever since its […]

    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Patrick McCrae, Co-founder and CEO of art consultancy ARTIQ

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    As our ‘Spotlight On’ feature on Art and Photography becomes even more colourful, editor of Hotel Designs Hamish Kilburn caught up with the charming, and equally talented, visionary who is ARTIQ‘s co-founder and CEO Patrick McCrae. Together the pair discuss talent searching and how the art consultancy firm is leading art in hotels into uncharted waters… Earlier this month, […]

    Four Seasons Hotel Singapore unveils luxury themed suites

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    Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, which first opened in 1994, has unveiled new themes in its luxury suites… Four Seasons Hotel Singapore has completed its recent room renewal program with the revelation of its crowning jewels – The Suite Collection. Together with the rest of the guestrooms and suites, the renovation began in early July 2018, led by the interior […]

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Furniture line made from forgotten traditional material

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    As combining materials seemed to be a major theme of this year’s London Design Festival, editor Hamish Kilburn went beyond the show to investigate how one furniture company decided to use an often forgotten material from the 20th century for its latest collection of contract seating… British design brand Deadgood launched a brand new collection of […]

    Get involved with Hotel Designs’ Architecture & Interior Design month

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    In February, Hotel Designs will be focussing on architecture and interior design. We will look at current trends in architecture to determine what we might expect to see more of as hotel projects continue to crop up all over the world – from floating pools and sustainable wooden buildings to working with organic materials. Our […]

    How to bring nature-inspired designs into your hotel

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    Duncan Neil, creative director at Earthed by William Clark, shares his expert opinion on how to utilise nature-inspired design to create best results in the hospitality industry. Creating a welcoming and memorable experience in the hospitality industry is vital and the natural world holds a wonder of unique colours, patterns and materials that can inject […]

    Designer Profile: Francesco Rota, LEMA

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    The philosophy behind Italian furniture designers LEMA is the concept of slow living, the harmonious enjoyment of life through beauty. This vision is behind all their bespoke items, and underpins the grace and elegance that flows through their interiors. Francesco Rota, one of LEMA’s most admired designers, has articulated this concept in his exceptional pieces […]

    In Conversation: Marcel Wanders – Grand Portals Nous

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    He has been dubbed the ‘Lady Gaga’ of design – a moniker I’m not entirely convinced Marcel Wanders fully appreciates – and has been a big name in the industry for more than two decades; his ‘big break’ coming via the ‘Knotted Chair’ in the late 1990s. But from his Powerhouse studio in Amsterdam with […]

    Kit Kemp by Wilton Carpets receives acclaim since launch

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    The Kit Kemp by Wilton Carpets collection was launched at a glittering event at London’s The Soho Hotel, named the ‘World’s Most Glamorous Hotel’ by Tatler magazine. Since then the range has enjoyed widespread acclaim, grabbing the attention of leading luxury consumer lifestyle publications and notable influencers from across the interiors industry. Created by Kit […]

    MEININGER opens fifth Berlin hotel

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    MEININGER Hotels has opened its fifth hotel in Berlin. The new building, which has 245 rooms and 833 beds, is well-located right next to East Side Gallery and Ostbahnhof. The design of each MEININGER hotel is based on an individual theme, and this hotel was inspired by the immediate proximity to the former border wall […]