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DKO’s Marriott Hotel Docklands has it all

DKO’s Marriott Hotel Docklands has it all

DKO has created an urban retreat in Melbourne to satisfy even the most discerning traveller. With a new Marriott Hotel at Docklands the design bar has been raised and the Marriott brand renewed.

The Continental Sorrento is finally here

The Continental Sorrento is finally here

It’s the hospitality project we’ve all been waiting for! The Continental Sorrento is open for business, and Stephen Crafti takes us on the walk-through.

Studio Tate shakes up the hotel status quo

Studio Tate shakes up the hotel status quo

With an approachable and design-minded tone, the Holiday Inn elevates the suburban hotel experience to a whole new level.

AIM Architecture’s porcelain hotel masterpiece

AIM Architecture’s porcelain hotel masterpiece

With great sensitivity to culture and place, the Taoxichuan Hotel in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is perfectly formed for guests and travellers.

Pack your bags, it’s time to travel Jaime Hayon-style

Pack your bags, it’s time to travel Jaime Hayon-style

Bangkok gets its own Jaime Hayon-designed hotel with The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon.

5 dream destinations with Asian design sensibilities

5 dream destinations with Asian design sensibilities

From Malaysia to Vietnam, these hospitality projects champion their Asian roots and blend cross-cultural elements to great success.

The royal welcome at Hilton Little Queen

The royal welcome at Hilton Little Queen

This ‘little Queen’ of Hiltons blends the classic with the contemporary to evoke the halcyon days of travel. Here we bring you the Indesign magazine review, by Stephen Crafti.

How consumer habits are influencing the blend of physical and digital in design

How consumer habits are influencing the blend of physical and digital in design

The designers of physical retail and hospitality experiences are well aware that the digital presence of a project has rapidly grown in importance. With this evolution has come almost an entirely new understanding of how the physical and digital interact. 

“Neither brash nor ostentatious” – Architectus and Hecker Guthrie design Australia’s first Hyatt Centric

“Neither brash nor ostentatious” – Architectus and Hecker Guthrie design Australia’s first Hyatt Centric

As the world’s most locked-down city begins once more to welcome the prospect of visitors, Australia’s first Hyatt Centric has opened its doors.

4 impressive hybrid hotels in the Indo-Pacific

4 impressive hybrid hotels in the Indo-Pacific

In an ever-evolving industry, the term hybrid hotel is one that’s becoming increasingly common. We take a look at four of the region’s best to see what they’re offering.

Really though, what value do hotels offer guests?

Really though, what value do hotels offer guests?

As the hospitality industry goes into a tailspin from the pandemic, hoteliers and designers alike are forced to reckon with the true value that hotels bring to guests.

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

Woods Bagot serves up the nostalgia of ‘now’ at Melbourne’s new Next Hotel.