6

JUNE

09:00 – 09:45 

Hospitality in numbers: a deep dive with data intelligence into Europe with STR

In this HI Design Europe opening presentation, STR’s Alexander Robinson explores the state of the market – using a combination of data and forecasting to chart the forces shaping hotel design and development, both locally and regionally.

Speaker:

Alex Robinson

Senior Manager,
Industry Partners, STR

6

JUNE

15:05 – 16:00

Design vs demand: the creative pressures of a proactive hospitality scene

Hear from the global players in leading hotel groups on the challenges faced by designers to answer the increasing demand on the hotel development landscape.

This panel discussion, moderated by presenter and host Hamish Kilburn, will explore innovative design solutions, creative shortcuts to avoid and, ultimately, question whether or not the design industry has reached its maximum speed in the race between creative frontiers and the suits at the top signing on the dotted lines.

Speakers:

Paola Mantello

Director Of Design, Central And Eastern Europe
Hilton Worldwide

Arun Rana

Design Director
Accor Hotels

Katie Edgar

Director of Interior Design
Yotel

Enrico Fantini

Director Project Development, Design & Technical Services (UK & Europe)
The Ascott Limited

8

JUNE

14:30 – 15:00

Capturing the Zeitgeist

As Creative Director of LORE Group and Founder of LORE Studio, Jacu Strauss has made understanding people his business – concepting and design pioneering hotel projects that have shifted the needle of hospitality, from London’s One Hundred Shoreditch and Sea Containers to Amsterdam’s Pulitzer and Kimpton De Witt. He explains what it means to unpick how people travel, work and socialise today, and deliver hotels that resonate. 

Speaker:

Jacu Strauss

Creative Director LORE Group
Founder Lore Studio

Juliet Kinsman

Sustainability Editor Condé Nast Traveller
Founder Bouteco

8

JUNE

Throughout the three days

Sketching with Charles Leon

As Creative Director of LORE Group and Founder of LORE Studio, Jacu Strauss has made understanding people his business – concepting and design pioneering hotel projects that have shifted the needle of hospitality, from London’s One Hundred Shoreditch and Sea Containers to Amsterdam’s Pulitzer and Kimpton De Witt. He explains what it means to unpick how people travel, work and socialise today, and deliver hotels that resonate. 

Speaker:

Juliet Kinsman

Sustainability Editor Condé Nast Traveller
Founder Bouteco


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