Hospitality Design Trends

For many businesses first impressions are key.  High-quality customer service is pivotal but in order to provide guests with a memorable yet positive experience, the interior design of the space needs to be considered too. Just as we approach decorating within our homes, design is vital in any commercial space; it allows the brand or business to inject its personality whilst providing an aesthetic yet impactful experience for visitors. We’ve teamed up with CTD Architectural Tiles to discuss the hospitality trends taking the industry by storm: Bring the beauty of... Read More

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Guest Blog: Stephanie Phelan – Thoughts on sustainable design

Stephanie Phelan is a UK based interior designer experienced in luxury hospitality and residential projects across London and Europe. She believes that interior design is about creating experiences, unique moments and memories, through effective use of space, considered design details and layered materiality, all underpinned by a respect for the environment around us. Her desire to bring an environmental awareness into interior design was the driving force behind Beyond Matter: an online platform for sustainable and environmentally friendly interior design, including finishes, materials, furniture, lighting and interior project inspiration. Through... Read More

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IMM Cologne – 2020 Report

Hill Cross Furniture were one of the 128,000 visitors, from 145 different countries, at IMM Cologne, a week long international furnishing fair located in the heart of Germany. Compared to Salone del Mobile Milano, which has over 370,000 professional visitors, IMM was fairly quiet. The feel when visiting the fair is that it’s very business orientated and offers deal making opportunities as the products exhibited are ready available. To compare this to Milan stands are often full of prototypes that are not available for a readily. Being right at the... Read More