The rise of lifestyle hotels
Oliver Corrin, global head of interiors at Latitude, takes a closer look at the lifestyle hotel craze and the design trends defining them.
What travelers expect from hotel spas in terms of architecture and design
Wellness is the fastest-growing tourism segment, so it comes as no surprise that hotels are investing more in their spa facilities. Luxury interior designer Sybille de Margerie tells us what’s hot, and what’s not, in spa design.
Restaurant trends with Delphine Gebran
With consumer tastes constantly changing, we spoke with Lebanese interior architect Delphine Gebran to hear what’s trending in restaurant design.
Eco style: sustainable interior design trends
After years of lockdowns and pandemic-related anxiety, increased consumer awareness of all things sustainable, purposeful and healthy has set new standards for hospitality enterprises. Sara Khairallah, founder and principal interior architect at SK Touch, looks at design through green-tinted glasses and identifies the practices that are shaping the industry.
Beyond the beach with JM Architects
With the Middle East boasting thousands of miles of coastline, Jeffrey Meawad, founder of JM Architects, identifies some of the main factors to consider in beachfront restaurant design.
Designing the perfect bar lounge with Rabih Geha Architects
With so many design elements to consider, especially in a post-Covid-19 era, Rabih Geha, founder of Rabih Geha Architects, discusses the intricacies of creating the perfect commercial lounge bar.
Behind the scenes: restaurant interiors with Delphine Gebran
Interior architect Delphine Gebran talks about how restaurant design has adapted to the new norms and the real meaning of luxury.
A new normal for restaurant architecture
In countless countries around the world, restaurateurs are taking the first steps toward reopening their restaurants. Interior architect Delphine Gebran explores the impact of Covid-19 on restaurant design and what we can expect to see when we go back to our favorite establishments.
The art of clubbing post covid-19
At a time when social contact comes with great risk, architects are thinking of new ways to create safer spaces where people can interact. Rabih Geha, founder of RG/Architects, discusses what the nightclubs of the future may look like.
Let’s talk art: Lebanon’s guesthouses and boutique hotels
Considered the art hub of the Middle East, Beirut — a city that has witnessed immense challenges over the past few years — has been upping its game in the boutique hotel world to offer guests something a little different. Yara Moukarzel, director of operations of L’Hôte Libanais, takes a closer look at how hotels in the capital and around Lebanon are using this powerful medium to their advantage.