Sector experts from the Architecture & Design communities and beyond circulate from table to table to answer your questions and provide insight and inspiration.
A global line up of leading design practices were challenged to design a guest room for five different tribes. Listen to their design journey and walk into each room before the winner is announced. Expect five very different tribal experiences.
Join founders of SPACE Copenhagen Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou much acclaimed for their design work at NOMA, Copenhagen and, more recently, 11 Howard, Manhattan, in conversation with Guy Dittrich, Conference Curator and Host.
Design defines hotels from luxury to budget. But once the champagne and canapés of the opening parties have been quaffed and the designer have moved on, how does a hotel’s design scheme shape up over time? HD magazine NYC Editor Stacy Shoemaker Rauen will be in discussion with high profile General Managers to find out on a practical level, when design works and when it doesn’t.
In an increasingly competitive world art curation in hotels is becoming a more apparent differentiator, Art curators and hoteliers discuss the tie in with whole design narrative and more.
Our world is complex and contradictory. We live in a techempowered acceleration culture facing major political, social and environmental challenges. Alternatively, we are surrounded by human progress and new opportunity. Respected experts from diverse fields will consider what these differing visions mean for the global hotel sector and if design has a role to play as either perpetrator or antidote. Will fear or love shape our futures?
Hear from one of the world’s most prolific hoteliers and restaurateurs, Loh Lik Peng, founder of the Unlisted Collection, a group of 7 uniquely stylish hotels and 20 restaurants in London, Singapore, Shanghai and Sydney. Discover how his touch and charm with partners such as designers Neri & Hu and chef Jason Atherton has allowed him to create unique experiences time and again. Going against the grain whilst hitting the zeitgeist full on.