Hospitality Design Group has partnered with Hilton on the Box, a one-of-a-kind design competition that in January, challenged 12 top design firms to create the ultimate luxury guestroom in 24 hours. The winning concept, from Toronto-based Chapi Chapo Design in collaboration with the two dozen sponsoring manufacturers, will make its debut on the show floor at booth #1883 during HD Expo, May 2-4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Emerald Expositions announces the launch of Design Americas, a new show catering to the hospitality, contract, kitchen and bath and retail design markets. Developed as a response to the evolving world of design, the show will serve as the definitive destination for designers looking to explore the latest products and services either from a respective sector or across the entire design industry.
Radical Innovation in Hospitality | Pixel Hotel in Linz, Austria wins the Radical Innovation in Hospitality Award
This year’s winner of the Radical Innovation in Hospitality Award, co-sponsored by the John Hardy Group and Hospitality Design (HD) magazine, is radically different. It is not just a pie-in-the-sky, what-if hotel concept sketched out as a contest entry; the winning concept is open and operating.
Esther Cohen, founder of Posters International (PI), has been named the 2018 NEWH Icon of Industry recipient. The honor from NEWH recognizes leaders in hospitality manufacturing who have been active in the industry and community services for a minimum of 30 years.
Toronto-based architectural practice Studio Munge has completed work on Sofia, a new Italian concept in the Yorkville section of the Ontario capital. Crafted in collaboration with fellow locally based firm Giancarlo Garofalo Architect Inc.
Chef Andrew Zimmern, star of the Bizarre Foods franchise on the Travel Channel, is set to launch his first restaurant in Minneapolis later this fall. The Chinese street food concept Lucky Cricket will be crafted by David Shea and Tanya Spaulding of locally based architecture and design practice Shea Design.