Hospitality Design

"Hospitality" encompasses some of the most regularly visited and most intimate forms of entertainment design: hotels and restaurants. Hotels, unlike any other venue, have the potential to make the most personal connection with their guests: they act as homes away from home. The most sophisticated hotels will go above and beyond the call of business to create something truly unique, offering guests an entire experience. Similarly, restaurants are places that visitors go to be taken care of and comforted. Delicious food and an attentive wait staff are part of what make a restaurant experience great, but a cohesive theme and integrated entertainment elevates the experience to something magical. Entertainment Designer finds some of the most innovative, creative, and exciting examples of hospitality design across the globe.

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Keeping Cool in Texas: Indoor Ski Resort Coming to the US

Posted on October 23, 2014

Even if you hate the cold and the snow on principle, there’s a certain something about jetting down the slopes at high speeds on skis. Winter sports have been synonymous ...

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Downtown Disney Food Truck Festival Heralds Opening of New Food Truck Park

Posted on June 18, 2014

Food trucks are a trend that have been sweeping parts of the US, such as Austin and the Bay Area, for the last several years. The beloved “roach coach” of ...

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Chef Paco Roncero’s SubliMotion at Hard Rock in Ibiza Offers Haute Dining Experience

Posted on May 6, 2014

Beginning next month, Ibiza, Spain will play host to the most expensive restaurant in the world – and one of the smallest in terms of customer capacity. Culinary virtuoso Paco ...

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Radical Innovation Award 2014 Finalists Feature 3D Printing and Clean Air Design

Posted on May 1, 2014

The Radical Innovation Award encourages designers to develop ideas that will have a positive impact on hospitality. Entries should solve problems faced by hotels and create opportunities for guests and ...

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Hive-Inn by OVA Studio Marries Flexible Configurable Design with Chic Branding

Posted on April 24, 2014

OVA Studio developed their Hive-Inn concept as an entry in the Radical Innovation Award competition which is a search for the next big hotel concept. Although OVA did not make ...

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Our Top 5 Favorite Sci-Fi Themed Hotels & Concepts

Posted on February 26, 2014

If you’re a fantasy fan, your favorite franchises are in favor right now at theme parks and themed hotels – from the LEGOLAND Hotel’s amazing castle rooms to the Universal ...

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Close Encounters: New Sci-Fi Hotel and Museum Bar Bring Aliens to Life in US

Posted on January 8, 2014

Fans of Ridley Scott’s Alien and its sequels are familiar with the work of H.R. Giger. The renowned Swiss artist’s Necronom IV print served as the inspiration for the creature ...

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Good Eats – Two Gastronomical Attractions Launch on Foodie Fringes

Posted on January 7, 2014

Today we visit both coasts to talk about food-based attractions and how eats and treats are transforming hospitality in Tampa and faster food in San Francisco. See how the Epicurean ...

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The Writing Room Launches in New York – Offers Homage to Its Predecessor

Posted on January 2, 2014

Just before Christmas, The Writing Room opened on the Upper East Side with impressive shoes to fill. The recently launched eatery occupies the same space as the legendary Elaine’s – ...

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MI1020: Gingerline’s Latest Adventure Dining Experience

Posted on December 23, 2013

What happens when you combine a pop-up restaurant and high-tech gadgets with an immersive theater event? Some lucky residents of London found out in early December. The MI1020 experience was ...

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