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Jet-Setting with Fredrik Korallus

Feb 22, 2017 • Back Space

An interview with the CEO Of Generator Hostels in London

Dutch East Design and Warren Red Join Forces

Feb 22, 2017 • On the Move

The New York-based firms collaborated on four Manhattan restaurant projects last year.

Michael Fuerstman

Feb 22, 2017 • In-Depth

A hotelier’s son makes his own mark

Michael Poris

Feb 22, 2017 • In-Depth

A Detroit native revives his home city

5 Questions for Dale Hipsh

Feb 22, 2017 • 5 Questions For

An interview with Hard Rock International's vice president of hotel and casino operations development

Pat Goggin Named Vice President of OW Hospitality Americas

Feb 13, 2017 • On the Move

Goggin joins the company after 13 years with Tai Ping Carpets.

Mike Isabella

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the chef and owner of Mike Isabella Concepts

Marcus Samuelsson

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the chef and founder of Marcus Samuelsson Group

Marc Murphy

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the chef and founder of Benchmarc Restaurants and Benchmarc Events

Andrew Carmellini

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the chef and restaurateur of NoHo Hospitality Group

Ben Weprin

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the founder and CEO of Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners (AJ Capital Partners)

Daniela Soto-Innes

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the head chef of New York's Cosme

Steven Mark Klein

Feb 10, 2017 • In-Depth

An interview with the founder, designer, and theorist of LOGOMFG, a division of BLKMTNLAB

Claudia Woods Returns to ForrestPerkins

Feb 09, 2017 • On the Move

She will oversee the creative direction of the New York studio.

Karan Narang Joins Dream Hotel Group

Feb 08, 2017 • On the Move

He will oversee the company’s ongoing brand expansion efforts.

DesignAgency Opens Los Angeles Office

Feb 07, 2017 • On the Move

Alexandra Bruemmer will lead expansion efforts.

Tom Philippi Joins SmithGrouJJR

Feb 03, 2017 • On the Move

Phillippi has been named design principal at the Dallas office.

Federico González Tejera Named CEO of Carlson Hotels

Feb 02, 2017 • On the Move

The former NH Hotel Group CEO will succeed David Berg.

Janice Marko to Receive NEWH Award of Excellence

Feb 01, 2017 • On the Move

Marko will be honored later this month at the NEWH Leadership Conference in Denver.

HBA Announces New President Among Leadership Changes

Jan 30, 2017 • On the Move

Andrew Moore has been appointed president of the global firm.

Ware Malcomb Names New Studio Manager in Phoenix Office

Jan 25, 2017 • On the Move

Niki Ward will lead development and expansion efforts.

Choice Hotels Names Brian Quinn Vice President of Franchise Development

Jan 19, 2017 • On the Move

Quinn will oversee brands including Comfort Inn and MainStay Suites.

FH Design Announces Four New Hires

Jan 19, 2017 • On the Move

Keeja Browder, Wendi Donahue, Barry Kammerud, and Tyler Neill have each joined the Nashville-based firm.

Looking Ahead with Allison Cooke

Jan 18, 2017 • Back Space

An interview with the partner from CORE in Washington, DC

Sbe Appoints New COO

Jan 18, 2017 • On the Move

Jorge Giannattsio will oversee daily brand operations.

5 Questions For Micah Solomon

Jan 18, 2017 • 5 Questions For

Five customer experience trends drawn from the author’s most recent book, The Heart of Hospitality 

WATG CEO Mike Seyle to Step Down

Jan 17, 2017 • On the Move

 He will remain CEO and a member of the board of directors through April.

Gensler’s Dallas Office Adds New Co-Managing Director

Jan 10, 2017 • On the Move

Steven Upchurch will join Cindy Simpson in leading the team.

Best Western Promotes Ron Pohl to Senior Vice President and COO

Jan 03, 2017 • On the Move

Pohl is the 2016 recipient of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute’s Arthur Landstreet Award.

Adam Siegel

Dec 21, 2016 • In-Depth

A Chicago artist takes on hospitality

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Wendy Haworth

Dec 20, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Founder of her namesake Los Angeles firm, Wendy Haworth discusses her formative years in publishing, her firm’s robust and growing portfolio, and designing her dream hotel. 

CORE Promotes David Cheney and Allison C. Cooke to Partners

Dec 16, 2016 • On the Move

Cheney and Cooke previously served as director of operations and director of hospitality design, respectively.

New Castle Hotels & Resorts Announces Promotion of Jeremy Buffam

Dec 15, 2016 • On the Move

Buffam will now oversee the expansion of the company’s North American portfolio as vice president of capital projects and facilities.

Trendsetting Spaces from Chris and Sandra Mitchell

Dec 14, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the CEO and president of M+M Creative Studio in Las Vegas

5 Questions for Andy Thaemert

Dec 14, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with Nike's senior creative director of global store design

Champalimaud Appoints Robert Vertes New Principal

Dec 12, 2016 • On the Move

The firm also launches the Champalimaud Collection, its new furnishings and products portfolio.

Tim Franzen

Dec 09, 2016 • Video Interviews

Tim Franzen, president of Graduate Hotels, speaks with editor in chief Stacy Shoemaker Rauen at the 2016 Independent Lodging Congress about driving demand, community engagement, and really understanding the local market. 

Clodagh

Dec 07, 2016 • Video Interviews

The 2016 Manfred Steinfeld Humanitarian Award honoree Clodagh discusses her 15 years of work with the Thorn Tree Project; facilitating a service-oriented workplace; and her first humanitarian endeavor.

Tom Colicchio

Dec 07, 2016 • Video Interviews

A 2016 Platinum Circle honoree, chef and television host Tom Colicchio discusses formative lessons learned growing up in Elizabeth, New Jersey; the relationship between design and cuisine; and his fight to end hunger in the U.S.

Tim and Kit Kemp

Dec 07, 2016 • Video Interviews

Two 2016 Platinum Circle honorees, husband-and-wife hoteliers Tim and Kit Kemp discuss working in New York and London; the dedication that sets their brand apart; and what they have in common with sumo wrestlers.

John Ceriale

Dec 07, 2016 • Video Interviews

A 2016 Platinum Circle honoree, John Ceriale discusses how his many roles have shaped his perspective; the three elements that make or break a hotel; and beginning his hospitality career in a toga.

Jeffrey Beers

Dec 07, 2016 • Video Interviews

The 2016 HD Visionary Award honoree, Jeffrey Beers discusses 30 years of innovation; glassblowing; and the people who have inspired him most throughout his career.

Contract Publisher John Rouse Named Publisher Emeritus

Dec 06, 2016 • On the Move

Associate publisher Karen Donaghy will assume Rouse’s former role.

MKDA Announces Promotion, Appointment at Miami Branch

Dec 06, 2016 • On the Move

Brett Hertzler is now director of architecture, while Oscar I. Garcia will serve as director of hospitality.

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Karen Herold

Nov 23, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Karen Herold, principal of Studio K Creative in Chicago, discusses her time as a fashion student, her most coveted design collection, and building a Rietveld-style chair at age 15. 

HKS Adds Vice President and Associate

Nov 23, 2016 • On the Move

Mark Kowalski and Jacqueline King join the firm’s London office.

Family Matters

Nov 21, 2016 • In-Depth

The making of hotelier Jason Pomeranc  

Barbara Best-Santos Joins ForrestPerkins as Associate Principal

Nov 18, 2016 • On the Move

Best-Santos leads the firm’s San Francisco office.

Interview: Jono Pandolfi

Nov 11, 2016 • In-Depth

A potter breaks the mold

Bergman Walls & Associates Announces Four New Hires

Nov 11, 2016 • On the Move

In addition to three designers, Frederick Robertus has joined the team as vice president of architecture and design.

5 Questions for John McDonald

Nov 11, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the CEO of Mercer Street Hospitality

CetraRuddy Announces Four Promotions

Nov 04, 2016 • On the Move

Branko Potocnik and Kevin Lee will now serve as associate principals, and Lindsey Doren and Maria Clironomos as associates.

Rani Gharbié Joins Virgin Hotels as Vice President of Development

Oct 28, 2016 • On the Move

Gharbié will oversee expansion in the U.S. and Canada.

Interview: Darrell Long

Oct 27, 2016 • In-Depth

An interview with the partner and design director of HBA Los Angeles

HBA Announces New London Offices

Oct 26, 2016 • On the Move

The firm has launched a residential arm and a specialty design studio.

Lightstone Names New Director of Hotel Development

Oct 24, 2016 • On the Move

Greg Iannacone will oversee hotel development, design, and construction.

Platinum Circle 2016 Honoree: John Ceriale

Oct 21, 2016 • In-Depth

Getting to know the founder and president of Prospect Hotel Advisors

2016 HD Visionary Award Honoree: Jeffrey Beers International

Oct 21, 2016 • In-Depth

Getting to know Jeffrey Beers, principal and founder of the New York-based firm

Platinum Circle 2016 Honorees: Kit and Tim Kemp

Oct 21, 2016 • In-Depth

Getting to know the co-founders of Firmdale Hotels

Platinum Circle 2016 Honoree: Tom Colicchio

Oct 21, 2016 • In-Depth

Getting to know the chef and founder of Crafted Hospitality

2016 Manfred Steinfeld Humanitarian Award Honoree: Clodagh

Oct 21, 2016 • In-Depth

Getting to know the Clodagh Design founder

Ware Malcomb Introduces New Website

Oct 20, 2016 • On the Move

WM Design Lab highlights the firm’s branding, product design, and art services.

Gettys Group Promotes Christy Hubbard to Design Director

Oct 19, 2016 • On the Move

Hubbard has been a senior project designer with the firm for more than a decade.

Callison RTKL Opens Berlin Office

Oct 17, 2016 • On the Move

The branch’s team includes Paul Anstatt, Ramiro Forné, and Maren Striker.

Talking F&B with Alan Barr

Oct 14, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the greymatters global managing director and principal and founder of Singapore's skin+bones

Interview: Thomas Keller and Adam D. Tihany

Oct 14, 2016 • In-Depth

A celebrated chef and designer duo take a new concept cruising

Interview: Major Food Group

Oct 14, 2016 • In-Depth

A threesome finds a future honoring the past

5 Questions for Bernard Schwartz

Oct 14, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the co-founder of Apicii

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Cass Calder Smith

Oct 13, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Cass Calder Smith, principal and CEO of CCS Architects, discusses his bicoastal upbringing, his passion for carpentry, and the most creative commission imaginable.  

EwingCole Announces Acquisition of BBH Design

Oct 13, 2016 • On the Move

BBH offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Pittsburgh will now operate under the the EwingCole banner.

Michael Graves Architecture Adds New Senior Director of Business Development

Oct 07, 2016 • On the Move

Alan Feltoon has more than three decades of experience in the industry.

BraytonHughes Design Studios Announces Two Principal Promotions

Oct 06, 2016 • On the Move

Rachel Fischbach and Towan Kim have been with the San Francisco studio since 2001.

Luciano Mazza Appointed Director of Hospitality, Architecture at HKS London

Oct 05, 2016 • On the Move

Mazza joined the Dallas-based firm in 2006.

Dream Hotels Announces New Vice President of Development

Sep 28, 2016 • On the Move

Kevin Rohani will oversee the development of the brand’s new projects.

Rowland+Broughton Announces New Studio Leaders

Sep 27, 2016 • On the Move

Amanda Christianson will serve as studio leader and director of operations for the firm’s Aspen office. 

Jumeirah Group Names New COO

Sep 23, 2016 • On the Move

Marc Dardenne will oversee operations across the company’s international portfolio.

Elizabeth Robinson Joins SmithGroupJJR in Dallas

Sep 21, 2016 • On the Move

She will lead the branch’s Workplace Practice Studio.

Ankrom Moisan Architects Launches the Society

Sep 20, 2016 • On the Move

Karen Bowery will lead the independent hospitality design collective.

Marc L’Italien Joins HGA

Sep 15, 2016 • On the Move

L’Italien will bring more than 25 years’ worth of expertise to the firm’s San Francisco office.

Marrying Art and Design with Robert Storey

Sep 12, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the founder and creative director of London's StoreyStudio

5 Questions for Loh Lik Peng

Sep 12, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the founder and director of Unlisted Collection

Interview: Rakel Cohen

Sep 12, 2016 • In-Depth

A design-forward developer embraces a DC relic
Photography by Ron Blunt, and courtesy of the Watergate Hotel.

Philippe Zrihen Joins sbe

Sep 12, 2016 • On the Move

The former managing director for Houlihan Lokey will oversee corporate strategic and growth initiatives.

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Coeval Studio

Sep 09, 2016 • Meet the Minds

John Paul Valverde and Miguel E. Vicéns, co-founders and creative directors of Coeval Studio, discuss branding, the thrill of opening night, and their experience-oriented approach.

FelCor Lodging Trust Co-Founder to Receive ALIS Lifetime Achievement Award

Sep 08, 2016 • On the Move

Thomas Corcoran, Jr. will be honored at the 2017 conference in Los Angeles. 

Hussain Kamal Joins Wimberly Interiors’ Los Angeles Studio

Sep 07, 2016 • On the Move

As associate vice president, Kamal will focus on client relations and business development.

Olivier Chavy Joins Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

Aug 31, 2016 • On the Move

He is leaving his current role as CEO of Wilson Associates.

Aria Group Architects Announces Promotion

Aug 23, 2016 • On the Move

Nicole Poole first joined the firm as an architectural intern in 2005.

5 Questions for Stephen Burks

Aug 19, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the industrial designer and founder of Stephen Burks Man Made

Talking Multidisciplinary Design with Mac Stopa

Aug 19, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the founder of Massive Design in Warsaw, Poland.

Interview: André Fu

Aug 19, 2016 • In-Depth

The renowned designer launches a lifestyle brand 

Richard Centolella Joins ASLA Council of Fellows

Aug 18, 2016 • On the Move

The EDSA principal has completed more 300 projects since joining the firm in 1989.

RD Jones Announces New Senior Design Director

Aug 17, 2016 • On the Move

Morriah Mryszuk will lead a team of architects and designers from the firm’s Washington, DC offices.

Christopher Norton Named CEO of Equinox Hospitality Branch

Aug 17, 2016 • On the Move

The former Four Seasons COO and global product president will oversee the growth of the company’s forthcoming hotel brand. 

Industry Veterans

Aug 15, 2016 • Video Interviews

Michael Bedner, David Beer, Tony Chi, and Adam D. Tihany sit down for HD Expo 2016’s opening session.

Niki Leondakis

Aug 15, 2016 • Video Interviews

Commune Hotels + Resorts’ CEO Niki Leondakis delivers the keynote address at HD Expo 2016.

Jansen Strawn Joins Ware Malcomb

Aug 12, 2016 • On the Move

The firm will assist in expanding the California company’s civil engineering services across North America. 

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design - Siobhan Barry

Aug 12, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Siobhan Barry, partner and executive creator director for dash design, explains her recent professional transition, what motivates her, and where she would take Patti Smith out to dinner. 

Jumeirah Group Announces Regional Vice President

Aug 11, 2016 • On the Move

Graham Kiy will lead operations in Greater China.

Hansgrohe Adds Four New Members to Global Projects Division

Aug 05, 2016 • On the Move

The new hires will serve in four separate U.S. regions. 

Michele Caniato Joins sbe as Chief Brand Officer

Aug 02, 2016 • On the Move

Caniato will oversee brand development across each of the company’s subsidiaries.

Siobhan Barry Joins dash design

Jul 29, 2016 • On the Move

Barry will serve as partner and executive creative director.

The Gettys Group Appoints Chris McDonough as Principal

Jul 26, 2016 • On the Move

McDonough has been with the Chicago-based studio for ten years.

Finding Inspiration with Nicole Hollis

Jul 22, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the founder and creative director for NICOLEHOLLIS in San Francisco.

5 Questions for Katherine Lugar

Jul 22, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the president and CEO of American Hotel & Lodging Association.

Wilson Associates Names Two New Managing Directors

Jul 19, 2016 • On the Move

Hussain Kamal and Amy Jakubowski will serve in the firm’s Dallas and Los Angeles offices, respectively.

IIG Names New Director of Design

Jul 15, 2016 • On the Move

Leslie Schultz will lead the company’s full-service and luxury projects in Florida.

Provenance Hotels Announces New Director of Interior Design

Jul 14, 2016 • On the Move

Ashley Stempler will oversee design efforts for current and forthcoming properties.

AccorHotels Acquires FRHI Hotels & Resorts

Jul 13, 2016 • On the Move

Chris Cahill will assist FRHI with the transition as the new CEO of luxury brands.

IA Interior Architects Introduces New Designer

Jul 12, 2016 • On the Move

Jennifer Haney joins the New York office as a senior project designer.

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Gin Braverman

Jul 12, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Gin Braverman, founder and director of interiors for gindesignsgroup, reflects on the cities that inspire her, how she defines her firm, and why she feung-shuied her bedroom at 7 years old.

Wilson Associates Launches New Studio in Shanghai

Jul 08, 2016 • On the Move

Design director and principal Dylan Wills will lead the team in the new office.

Destination and Commune Appoint Executive Vice President of Global Acquisitions and Development

Jul 07, 2016 • On the Move

Todd Wynne-Parry will oversee expansion efforts for the newly merged companies. 

O+A Opens New York Office

Jul 01, 2016 • On the Move

Neil Bartley will serve as director of the new offices.

AXIS Architecture + Design Promotes Byung Kang to Partner

Jul 01, 2016 • On the Move

Kang joined the company in 2013. 

Equinox Announces President of Hotel Division

Jun 28, 2016 • On the Move

Josh Wyatt will oversee the expansion of the brand’s real estate operations.

Steelcase Welcomes New Executive Vice President

Jun 28, 2016 • On the Move

Boyd Tasker will lead new brand and sales endeavors while expanding existing partnerships.

IIDA Announces 2016-2017 President

Jun 24, 2016 • On the Move

Marlene Liriano will lead the organization, emphasizing opportunity for younger designers and growth in Latin America.

5 Questions For John Terzian

Jun 23, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the founder and principal of the h.wood Group in Los Angeles

Catching up with John Tong

Jun 23, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the founding principal of the Toronto interior design firm +tongtong

Maya Romanoff Announces New President and CEO

Jun 13, 2016 • On the Move

Joyce Romanoff transitions to CEO as her son, Michael Gutwaks, assumes the role of president.

Ximena Rodriguez Becomes New Partner for CetraRuddy

Jun 13, 2016 • On the Move

Rodriguez has been with the New York firm since 2006.

Jane Skeeter Awarded as the 2016 NEWH ICON of Industry

Jun 13, 2016 • On the Move

The UltraGlas CEO was also recently honored by the Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women with the Pioneer Woman Award.

BAMO Announces Two Promotions

Jun 09, 2016 • On the Move

Lauren McGuier and Addy Williams are now senior associates.

Interview: Philippe Maidenberg

Jun 07, 2016 • In-Depth

An interview with the founder of Maidenberg Architecture

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Rick McCormack

Jun 07, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Rick McCormack of STUDIO M c C O R M A C K discusses his greatest challenges, the importance of function, and his unconventional journey into the world of restaurant design.

Loews Hotels Announces Changes to Executive Team

Jun 01, 2016 • On the Move

John Cottrill and Matthew Brenner have been promoted, and George Fleck joins the company as senior vice president.

Omni Appoints Laura McKoy Creative Director and Vice President of Interior Design

May 31, 2016 • On the Move

McKoy has served as the brand’s director of interior design since 2007. 

Interview: Paul Semple

May 25, 2016 • In-Depth

An interview with HASSELL's interior design principal

BAR Architects Promotes Four Staff Members Senior Associate

May 12, 2016 • On the Move

Patricia Centeno, Tom Nelson, Zach Prowda, and Bradley Sugarman have each led large-scale projects in California.

Staying Well with Scott Lee

May 12, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the president and principal of the San Francisco- and Miami-based firm SB Architects

5 Questions for Dan Flannery

May 12, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the senior vice president and managing director of Edition Hotels

Interview: Mark Harmon

May 10, 2016 • In-Depth

An interview with the founder of Auberge Resorts Collection

Talking Luxury with Tim Bowder-Ridger

May 09, 2016 • Back Space

An interview with the managing director of the London-based firm Conran and Partners

5 Questions for Aby Rosen

Apr 29, 2016 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the co-founder and principal of RFR Holding

Meghan Bobertz Joins Lightstone as New Director of Hotel Management

Apr 26, 2016 • On the Move

Bobertz previously served at the Witkoff Group.

Richard Caspall Named DiLeonardo’s New Design Director

Apr 26, 2016 • On the Move

Caspall will oversee the creative development of domestic and global projects.

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Brad Parker

Apr 22, 2016 • Meet the Minds

Brad Parker, owner, operator, and designer of the Hampton Social and the Bassment, reflects on his journey to the hospitality world, his curiosity, and who he always considers in his designs.

Hospitality Design Magazine Editor-in-Chief Stacy Shoemaker Rauen Named Top Women in Media Honoree

Apr 21, 2016 • Awards / Events

Shoemaker Rauen will be recognized for her industry leadership at a June luncheon in New York.

HOK Appoints Bill Hellmuth as New CEO

Apr 20, 2016 • On the Move

Patrick MacLeamy remains chairman as part of the company’s planned succession process.

Auberge Resorts Collection Names Scott Rohm as Chief Operating Officer

Apr 20, 2016 • On the Move

Rohm will oversee global operations for the luxury brand.

HKS Appoints Kevin Underwood as Principal and Head of Masterplanning and Design

Apr 13, 2016 • On the Move

Underwood has 30 years in the industry working for Edaw and Aecom.

MTS Seating Celebrates 60 Years in Business

Apr 12, 2016 • On the Move

The Michigan-based hospitality brand ships to more than 20 countries worldwide. 

Virgin Hotels Names New Vice President of Development

Apr 01, 2016 • On the Move

London-based Alex Andjel will oversee the brand’s European expansion efforts.

Auberge Resorts Collection Appoints Richard Arnold Chief Development Officer

Mar 30, 2016 • On the Move

The Kadenwood Partners co-founder will assist the brand’s global growth efforts.

Nobu Matsuhisa

Mar 29, 2016 • Video Interviews

A 2015 Platinum Circle honoree, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa discusses how having a great team behind him helps him execute his vision in his more than 39 restaurants worldwide; expanding his brand to the hotel world; and why he loves to visit Peru.

HBA

Mar 29, 2016 • Video Interviews

HBA received the Visionary Award during the 2015 Platinum Circle Awards, celebrating 50 years of successful design. Co-CEOS René Gross Kaerskov and Ian Carr discuss what the firm has in store for the next 50 years.

Gary Dollens

Mar 29, 2016 • Video Interviews

As a 2015 Platinum Circle honoree, Gary Dollens talks about his lifelong career at Hyatt, his design philosophy, and the challenges and rewards of working in the hospitality industry.

Kemper Hyers

Mar 29, 2016 • Video Interviews

Kemper Hyers grew up in the South with plans to become a dancer before he pursued a design career. As a 2015 Platinum Circle honoree, he tells HD that his job overseeing the design behind Starwood Capital Group is a "crazy, rich experience."

Dash Design Adds New Creative Director

Mar 25, 2016 • On the Move

 Peter Burgoyne’s past projects include the world’s largest mixed-use department store.

Interview: David Bowd

Mar 24, 2016 • In-Depth

The CEO and co-founder of Salt Hotels approaches traditional design with a contemporary twist.

Michael Graves Architecture & Design Announces New Associate Principals

Mar 16, 2016 • On the Move

Robert Blaser, Matthew Ligas, and James Wisniewski were promoted.


KTI Adds to Hospitality Team

Mar 14, 2016 • On the Move

Shelley Thomson was named project manager.


Sbe Hotel Group Appoints Jason Hsiang as Senior Vice President of Development

Mar 09, 2016 • On the Move

In his newly created role, Hsiang will strengthen the company’s development efforts.


Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Square Feet Studio

Mar 07, 2016 • Meet the Minds

John and Vivian Bencich, co-founders of Square Feet Studio, discuss their first memories of design, the challenges of designing the restaurant Staplehouse, and being inspired by the Atlanta Beltline.

RSP Architects Expands Leadership Team

Mar 07, 2016 • On the Move

The firm has added 8 new principals and 10 associate principals. 


Studio 11 Design Adds Two Senior Staff Members

Mar 03, 2016 • On the Move

Michael Harper joins as senior project architect, and Michael L. Brown as brand and project manager. 


Perkins+Will Welcomes Greg Waugh to New York Design Team

Mar 02, 2016 • On the Move

Waugh will serve as director and senior project manager.


Rowland + Broughton Adds Three Team Members

Feb 25, 2016 • On the Move

Kurt Peterson, Derek Keil, and Jan Pfeifer join the Aspen studio.


IA Interior Architects Opens Miami Office

Feb 23, 2016 • On the Move

Marlene Liriano will serve as managing director. 


Tom Leonhard Named CEO of HRI Properties

Feb 18, 2016 • On the Move

Company co-founder Pres Kabacoff will become the chairman of the board.


David Thorpe Appointed Managing Director of Design and Construction at Silverwest Hotels

Feb 17, 2016 • On the Move

Thorpe brings 30 years of experience in real estate development and construction.


Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – Rob Polacek

Feb 12, 2016 • Meet the Minds

 Rob Polacek, who is partner and chief creative officer of Puccini Group, discusses his early design ambitions, the firm’s expansion beyond the realm of F&B, and his dream project.

Craig Takahata Appointed Principal at Group 70 International

Feb 12, 2016 • On the Move

The architect returns to G70 after 17 years at WATG.


ACG Architects Appoints Three New Principals

Feb 11, 2016 • On the Move

The new hires bring a total of 40 years of experience to the firm.


Populous Opens New York Office

Feb 04, 2016 • On the Move

Principal Jonathan Mallie will be at the helm.


Wimberly Interiors Appoints Christine McGinnis as Singapore Studio Director

Feb 03, 2016 • On the Move

McGinnis will support the studio’s expansion throughout Asia Pacific.


Adam D. Tihany Appointed Creative Director of New Costa Cruises Ships

Feb 03, 2016 • On the Move

The two new ships will be delivered in 2019 and 2020.


The John Hardy Group Expands its Team In Honolulu

Feb 02, 2016 • On the Move

Additions include Lars Fitter as managing director and Cynthia Gartner as senior project director.

The Gettys Group Adds Consulting and Procurement Specialists to Team

Feb 01, 2016 • On the Move

Emmanuel Shamoun joins as a director of consulting, and Bonnie Boyer as senior project manager of procurement.

Perkins Eastman Establishes Office in Dallas

Jan 29, 2016 • On the Move

The move follows its merger with ForrestPerkins.

Cooper Carry Acquires the Johnson Studio

Jan 21, 2016 • Business

The merged firms will provide services for both restaurant and hotel design.


Rowland + Broughton Adds Two New Team Members to its Aspen Studio

Jan 20, 2016 • On the Move

Will Young joins as senior project manager and Carrera Shea joins as interior designer


Thomas B. Mangas Named CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Jan 05, 2016 • On the Move

Mangas initially joined Starwood in 2014, responsible for the company’s global accounting, tax, treasury, strategic planning, corporate development, risk management, investor relations, and supply chain functions.

Philippe Zuber Named President and COO of One&Only Resorts

Dec 29, 2015 • On the Move

Zuber will oversee the brand’s strategic development while ensuring the operational success of its existing resorts, where he will focus on the guest experience.

Derek Hutchison Rejoins Cumming as Executive Vice President

Dec 23, 2015 • On the Move

Based in New York, Hutchison will head Cumming’s East Coast U.S. operations and worldwide hospitality sector.

Next Step Design Appoints Leif Billings as Regional Director, Northeast

Dec 23, 2015 • On the Move

Billings will assist with bolstering the company’s growing project and client portfolio throughout New York and the surrounding region.

Shea Design Appoints Heather Sorensen as Director of Interiors

Dec 14, 2015 • On the Move

Sorensen will be responsible for managing staff within the firm’s interiors department, overseeing project quality control, and supporting the growth and development of junior designers.

Interview: Marcel Wanders

Dec 08, 2015 • In-Depth

Intelligent design comes to life with the co-founder of Moooi

Creative Solutions by Bureau V

Dec 08, 2015 • Back Space

An interview with the Brooklyn, New York-based firm's founding principals and principal

5 Questions for Lee Schrager

Dec 08, 2015 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the founder and director of New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF)/
South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF)

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design: Alvarez+Brock Design

Dec 08, 2015 • Meet the Minds

Rafael Alvarez, a co-founder of Alvarez+Brock Design and a recipient of HD’s Wave of the Future award, talks growing up in a third-world country, creating restaurants that are experiences, and his constant sketching.

Leo A Daly Appoints Mary Shaffer as Director of Architecture

Nov 24, 2015 • On the Move

She will be responsible for scheduling, staffing, mentorship, and architectural services quality review as well as overseeing resource implementation.

The Gettys Group Miami Names Marcela Lombana as Senior Project Designer

Nov 18, 2015 • On the Move

Lombana has worked as a lifestyle interior designer for more than 13 years.

Meet the Minds Behind Restaurant Design – BHDM Design

Nov 03, 2015 • Meet the Minds

Dan Mazzarini, a co-founder of New York-based BHDM Design, examines the firm’s upcoming projects, family influence, and creating a design narrative.

5 Questions for Frank Gehry

Nov 02, 2015 • 5 Questions For

An interview with the founder of Gehry Partners Los Angeles

Interview: Ömer Acar

Nov 02, 2015 • In-Depth

A two-decade hospitality career lends insight

Interview: Paul van Zyl

Nov 02, 2015 • In-Depth

A fashion house fosters social consciousness

Art and Influences of Doug Argue

Nov 02, 2015 • Back Space

An interview with the founder of Doug Argue Studios

Interview: Don Peebles

Nov 02, 2015 • In-Depth

Lessons from a real estate entrepreneur

Interview: Annabelle Selldorf

Nov 02, 2015 • In-Depth

A German-born architect’s subdued and purposeful design

Interview: Nancy Novogrod and Alexandra Champalimaud

Nov 02, 2015 • In-Depth

Two notable tastemakers at a table

Studio 11 Design Unveils New Office and Project Manager

Oct 28, 2015 • On the Move

Founded by principals Stacy Elliston and Kellie Sirna in 2011, the studio specializes in the hospitality and leisure industries.

Stacy Garcia Appoints New Creative Director

Oct 28, 2015 • On the Move

Nercessian will head creative strategy and art direction for key company brands.

Looney & Associates Promotes Three Team Members

Oct 28, 2015 • On the Move

At L&A, associates are responsible for concept development, designing furnishings and fixtures, managing projects, and communicating with clients.

Interview: Kemper Hyers

Oct 27, 2015 • In-Depth

We honor Starwood Capital Group’s senior vice president of design, a 2015 Platinum Circle inductee.

Denihan Hospitality Names Carl L. Cohen Chief Experience Officer

Oct 27, 2015 • On the Move

Cohen will serve on Denihan’s executive committee, as well as lead the overall customer experience.


Interview: Gary Dollens

Oct 27, 2015 • In-Depth

We honor the global head of design/product and brand development for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a 2015 Platinum Circle inductee.

Interview: Nobu Matsuhisa

Oct 27, 2015 • In-Depth

We honor Nobu Hosptiality’s Nobu Matsuhisa, a 2015 Platinum Circle inductee.

Interview: Anthony Meidenbauer

Oct 26, 2015 • In-Depth

Talking design with a corporate executive chef and director of culinary operations