Designer Experience: How Designers are Creating Unique Experiences

As the hotel industry continues to reshape itself to better align with the habits and expectations of digital-native consumers, hotel design continues to evolve — becoming an...

The 2018 Design Awards — Winner Profiles

50-200 Rooms Restaurant/Bar Design STUDIO MUNGE - AKIRA BACK AT BISHA HOTEL, TORONTO By Danielle Schalk Design Highlights: Diners enter the second-floor restaurant via an immersive sculptural staircase with custom...

How to Design Bathrooms That Wow

Hotels have become leaders in the bathroom-design market. Many home owners take inspiration for their own home bathroom decor from photos they’ve seen of hotel bathroom trends....

Designer Showcase: Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Hilton Garden Inn Calgary, Alt Hotel Ottawa, Alpine...

ANDAZ OTTAWA BYWARD MARKET When Toronto-based Mason Studio began work on the Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market three years ago, the team drew a lot of inspiration from the city...

Art is Becoming a Focal Point of Hotel Design

Gone are the days of static pastel prints in bulky frames. The nature of hotel art has morphed along with evolving design trends, becoming an integral part...

Why Design-driven Hotels are Attracting Attention

Today’s hotels are more design-driven than ever before, thanks in part to the influence of millennial guests. In the past, the difference between three- and five-star hotels...

Hotel Lobby Design is Key to Making a Good Impression

In the last decade, the hotel lobby has transformed to become a centrepiece of the guest experience. “It was space that was underutilized in the past,” notes...

Millennial by Design: How Millennial Tastes are Shaping Hotel Design

The millennial generation’s impact on the world is growing and its needs, values and spending habits are impacting every aspect of the hospitality industry, causing it to...

Designer Showcase

THE DRAKE DEVONSHIRE INN The Drake Hotel’s rural outpost in Prince Edward County, Ont. has garnered accolades for its modern cottage-chic design. +Tongtong principle John Tong — who...

Hoteliers Favour Memorable Pieces of Furniture

Upon entering the Easy Rider suite at the Retro Suites hotel in Chatham, Ont., guests are greeted with a 1910 Hudson motorcycle suspended from the ceiling, while...