The Comfort Zone

Smart building technology is changing the guest experience. When guests arrive at a hotel in Canada — in steamy July or bone-freezing January —...

Today’s Hotels Spas and Pools Offer Healthy, Holistic Experiences

Hollywood glamour — that’s how co-owner Inna Levitan describes the design of the Quartz Crystal Spa on the 31st and 32nd floors of the Trump International Hotel...

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...

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....

Quebec’s Chateau Frontenac Gets a Multimillion Dollar Renovation

As any hotelier knows, running a hotel business is a challenging endeavour at the best of times. But, add a multimillion-dollar renovation to the mix, and suddenly...

The New Face Of Public Spaces At Hotels

“People need to have beauty around them all the time,” says Dana Kalczak, VP, Design and Construction, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Toronto. “There’s always a strong...

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: 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...

Luxury Loos: Latest Designs Lighting Up Bathroom Spaces

For many hotel guests, the bathroom holds a special place. “It turns out the guest bathroom is the single most important part of the hotel experience,” says...

In Style: Hotel Design Trends 2012

Tapping into 10 design trends that give hotels flair Always innovating and constantly changing, this year’s design trends motivate the newest and hottest hotel...