Posts Tagged: Hospitality

The Importance of Sleep: Silentnight

Whether it’s one night in a hotel just off the motorway for business, or a week’s holiday by the coast in a bed and breakfast, it’s often other plans that dictate where we get our shut-eye away from home. A recent study* identified that sleeping in unfamiliar surroundings can adversely affect a traveller’s sleep; and… Read More >

27 January 2022


By its very nature, hospitality is centred on the wellbeing of guests and, within these settings, matching colours and patterns plays an essential role in conveying the ambiance of a venue. [Find Ulster Carpets on BCFA Product Finder] From the welcome of the lobby and the relaxation found within a guest room through to the… Read More >

24 January 2022

The Rose, with Taylor’s Classics

Located in the heart of Wokingham, The Rose Inn is a welcoming pub to the local community, that has recently reopened its doors following an extensive refurbishment project by new owners, The Oakman Group. [Find Taylors Classics on BCFA Product Finder]  The Oakman Group, which acquired the empty site in 2019, has re-opened the 19th… Read More >

14 January 2022

Skopos Boost Their Blackout Offer

A definite must for hospitality interiors, Skopos will be launching 2 new collections of blackout fabrics to kick-start 2022. [Find out more about Skopos] To enhance their current blackout offer, Skopos will be introducing a new neutral cosy, wool-effect plain, Inverno, in a palette of neutrals and a soft face. Alongside Inverno, in contrast, Luna… Read More >

14 January 2022

Wellness Trends in the Hospitality Sector

Nick Brown, Leader, Hospitality UK, LIXIL EMENA, responsible for overseeing hospitality projects for the GROHE brand in the UK, kicks off Design Insider’s Wellbeing campaign by discussing the wellness trends in the hospitality sector.  Wellness is almost synonymous with the idealism of a hotel stay. Whether visiting for business or leisure, a hotel stay offers… Read More >

4 January 2022

Q&A with Richard Naylor, Group Sustainable Development Director at Hypnos

With sustainability a key design influence for 2022, we speak to Richard Naylor, Group Sustainable Development Director at Hypnos, on how the company has a sustainability first approach which can support designers and the hospitality sector in their efforts to create the ultimate in comfort with integrity when it comes to the guest experience. [Find… Read More >

16 December 2021

Quietness With Attitude – HIX EVENT CONVERSATION

Design Insider is delighted to be running a series of articles to promote conversations on the seminar topics that will be presented at the Hotel Interiors Experience – HIX – at the Business Design Centre, London on 18/19th November 2021. The topics will discuss six social shifts that are taking place in our post-pandemic world… Read More >

21 October 2021


Following on with our subjects for discussion we look at the seminar, entitled “WFHotel” “The world once travelled to an office from nine to five, sometimes visiting a hotel for a business lunch or to grab a quiet spot to work from. And one day it all stopped, everyone stayed inside. Home became the new… Read More >

7 October 2021