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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Bedner, David Beer, Tony Chi, and Adam D. Tihany sit down for HD Expo 2016’s opening session.
Commune Hotels + Resorts’ CEO Niki Leondakis delivers the keynote address at HD Expo 2016.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Clodagh, keynote speaker for HD Expo 2015, joins Hospitality Design's Editorial Director Michael Adams to discuss her early days in design and what inspires her.
A career that has spanned nearly five decades, M. Arthur Gensler Jr., a 2014 Platinum Circle honoree, discusses Gensler’s prolific profile and his lasting legacy.
2014 Platinum Circle honoree Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio talks candidly about her heroes, creative process, and finding inspiration in everyday things.
During the 2014 Platinum Circle Awards Gala, Rockwell Group received the Visionary Award for 30 years of design. Here, David Rockwell talks about creating immersive environments and visual storytelling.
Michael Bedner of HBA joins Hospitality Design's Editorial Director Michael Adams to discuss HBA's early days, the changes in the industry over the past several decades, and his career highlights.
Two of Grupo Habita's partners, Moises Micha and Carlos Courturier, discuss their partnership and their management style.
Celebrated designer Alexandra Champalimaud, in conversation with HD editor in chief Michael Adams.
Renowned designer Trisha Wilson in conversation with HD's editor in chief, Michael Adams.
Internationally acclaimed hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany, discusses a wide range of topics, including his career beginnings and his passion for Italy.
Superstar designer Tony Chi discusses his life, career, and design philosophy with Hospitality Design.
Glenn Pushelberg, co-founder of Yabu Pushelberg, the global design firm, talks candidly with Hospitality Design.