We love luxury hotels but we don’t often know the genius designers behinde them, so a round up of ten of the most prominent hotel designers today includes Kelly Wearstler, Pierre Yves Rochon, Alberto Pinto, Hirsch Bedner and Yabu Pushelberg.
Where the affluent choose to rest their heads, when on business, holiday or simply escaping the daily grind, is where some of the most unique, elaborate and luxurious designs in architecture and interior design can be found. So find the list below.
Hirsch Bedner Associates create some of the most indulgent hotels in the world. Consistently setting new standards for luxury, comfort and innovation, in hospitality interior design, they collaborated with renowned Maison Givenchy to design their Mauritian spa at Hotel Le Touessrok. And many others.
The Kelly Wearstler agency is a comprehensive design studio, assisting clients with interior design and artistic direction, product, textile and furniture design, graphic design and luxury lifestyle public relations and marketing. The agency works with a distinguished clientele within hotels and resorts, offices, restaurants, retail boutiques and residences and has one of the most opulent, exciting and individual styles of design in the industry.
With studios in New York and Toronto, Yabu Pushelberg is divided into six teams, comprised of design and project management personnel, specialising in luxury design. The firm was honoured with the Platinum Circle Award for their exceptional achievement in the hospitality industry whilst partners George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg have been inducted into the Interior Design magazine Hall of Fame.
Founded by Pierre Yves Rochon in 1979, PYR is world-renowned for its award-winning luxury hospitality interior environments. Their extensive experience within the luxury hospitality sector has enabled the firm to offer a comprehensive array of interior architecture and design services, including programming, conceptual development, schematic design, design development, FF&E specification, contract documentation and construction administration.
Denniston is a consulting firm structured to provide comprehensive design services in the fields associated to the hospitality industry, including site planning, architecture, interior design and hardscape. Belgian Jean-Michel Gathy is the principal designer, in 2006 he was inducted into the ‘Platinum Circle of Hospitality Design’ and honoured as an industry figure, whose career and achievements have contributed significantly to the world of hotel design.