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...

The Right Design Detail Can Make a Hotel Washroom Shine

Whoever said “design is in the details” may have had hotel bathrooms in mind. After all, it’s those details that can set a bathroom apart, creating luxury...

Designing Outside the Lines: Decorating the Great Outdoors

Andrew Bockner has transformed his fair share of outdoor spaces at hotels. The al-fresco-adoring purveyor behind Andrew Richard Designs, a fine outdoor-furniture showroom in Toronto, shares a...

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...

Uncovering Top Guestroom Design Trends

Every picture tells a story and every story tells of a place. Developers are ever-more cognizant of the place in which their hotels stand and...

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...

What are the criteria to select an interior designer to re-design a hotel restaurant...

Whether running a standalone restaurant or a hotel-restaurant, it’s important to adapt to the changing customer needs and a restaurant redesign is often called for. Few hotel...

Greening a Hotel: From Carbon Offsetting to Solar Power and Recycling

Its no secret hotels are energy hogs. In fact, the average 150-room hotel contributes three tonnes of greenhouse gases to our global environment every day, and, in...

A Look at Reimagined Hotel Meeting Spaces

When 40 guests attended a corporate retreat at Taboo Resort, Golf and Spa in May, it was a beautiful day, and the allure of a patio overlooking...

Hotel Restaurants Rival Standalone Eateries Through Imaginative Decor

Hotel restaurants once had a bad rap. Known as places guests frequented more out of desperation than desire, they were chock-full of uninspiring decor and a menu...