The hotel industry has grown exponentially over the past few years and it continues to be on the rise. It's no surprise that many hotels are looking for top designers who can help them with their interior design needs. The list of luxury hotel interior designers below is a compilation of those in the industry who have proven themselves time and time again- they're innovators, trendsetters, and experts when it comes to designing some of the most luxurious hotels in the world!
Artelier Art Consultancy
Location: United Kingdom & International
Years in the Industry: 15 years
Notable Projects: Art Curation for St Regis hotel, Rosewood, Vida, Marriott, Amels luxury Superyacht, Aurora Borealis Superyacht, Marylebone Development
Here at Artelier, we work closely with hotel developers, interior designers and architects to curate and install all of the artwork for complex and detailed projects. We work closely with our clients from the initial concept to the final installation. We take into account the local culture, the interior designer's vision, budget, and artistic materials and practice. Find out more about our hotel work here.
Location: London & International
Years in the Industry: 1966-present.
Notable Projects: The Langham International, The Cosmopolitan, Rosewood Miramar, Four Seasons Trinity Square, The Beaumont Hotel, Four Seasons Moscow
Richmond is one of the world’s leading hotel firms with a passion for designing some of the world's most prestigious hotels. For over 50 years they have been providing interior design and build services for a huge range of clients from multinational brands to independent owners
Location: London and California
Years in the Industry: 1965-present.
Notable Projects: Shangri-la at the fort, Hilton Wenchang, JW Marriott Hotel, NUO Hotel Beijing, Intercontinental London Park Lane
HBA is a globally respected design practice that creates high-profile hotels across Europe and around the world for clients including Marriott, Hilton, and Intercontinental. HBA has a creative team with an international reputation for excellence in design who work across all areas of the hospitality industry from concept to completion.
Location: London, Los Angeles, Shanghai & International
Years in the Industry: 1945-present.
Notable Projects: The Ritz Carlton Bacara, Han Lux lifestyle resort, Park Hyatt Aviara, Intercontinental Halong Bay
WATG is a design company with an international reputation for excellence, they are specialists in resort and leisure, boutique hotels, residences, restaurants and corporate hospitality projects. WATG creates design-led destinations for hotel guests seeking a memorable experience with an authentic connection to the local heritage and culture.
Location: Los Angeles, California.
Years in the Industry: 1995-present.
Notable Projects: Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Austin Proper Hotel, San Francisco Proper Hotel, Four Seasons Anguilla, BG Restaurant at Bergdorf Goodman, the Viceroy Hotels and Residences, Westfield Century City, Tides Miami
Kelly Wearstler is known as the leading proponent of glamorous, Hollywood Regency style that has been embraced by the global luxury hotel industry. Her design approach is based on experiences, as opposed to things. From the moment guests walk in the door of one of her hotels or restaurants, they are immersed in a sensory experience with layers for sight, sound, touch, and taste—all carefully curated to create a unique and seamless experience.
Location: Paris & Chicago
Years in the industry: 1979 - Present
Notable Projects: Four Seasons Washington, Ritz-Carlton Tianjin, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, St. Regis Rome.
Pierre-Yves Rochon is the founder and creative director of the prestigious Parisian interior design firm. Rochon's designs come from his deep understanding of architecture and a desire to make every space feel unique. He is well respected for his innovative use of textures and colors, as well as an insistence on the highest quality materials.
Location: Malaysia & International
Years in the industry: 1983
Notable Projects: Aman Resorts, Four Seasons, Cheval Blanc, Park Hyatt, St. Regis, Armani, Mandarin Oriental, Capella, GHM, Banyan Tree, One&Only
Denniston International is a leading multi-disciplinary design consultancy with an international clientele. The company has been designing hotels for more than 30 years and has created stunning projects in Asia, Europe, and the US. It's founder is internationally acclaimed designer Jean-Michel Gathy. In April 2006, he was inducted into the "Platinum Circle of Hospitality Design" and honored as an industry figure whose career and achievements have greatly contributed to the world of hotel design
Location: France & International
Years in the industry: 1968
Notable Projects: The Lanesborough, The Dorchester London, The Grand Park Hotel, La Residencia Palm Beach
Alberto Pinto (1943 - 2012) was a legendary figure in the world of decoration and interior design, today the studio is run solely by his sister Linda Pinto. The studio has built great work upon the mingling of cultures and its unique aesthetic of eclectic luxury, details and refinement.
7.United Design Partnership
Location: United Kingdom
Years in the industry: 1991
Notable Projects: Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
United Design Partnership: https://www.united-designpartnership.com/
United Design Partnership (UDP) was founded by architect & designer Keith Hobbs. The studio has built a reputation for its highly creative and luxurious projects that are always contemporary with an eye to Asia's distinctive design culture. UDP is recognized as one of the leaders of design in the hospitality industry, and is well known for its showcase projects over the years.
8.Chad Siembieda & Associates
Location: United States
Years in the industry: 1982
Notable Projects: Mandalay Bay Resort and Hotel
Chad Siembieda & Associates (CSA) is a full-service interior design firm with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City. The studio has designed some of America's most prestigious hotel properties including the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas; The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Beach Resort and Spa; Andaz West Hollywood - for which CSA was awarded Best of Year by Architectural Digest Magazine. Their stylish designs have garnered over 100 awards from AIA to Mobil Travel Guide five diamond ratings as well as accolades from Elle Decorating Show House magazines’ top designers list.
9. Lazaro Rosa Violan
Years in the industry: Since 2002, 18+ years
Notable Projects: Soho House Barcelona, Ocean Riviera Paradise H10, Gran Hotel Montesol
Renowned for their work in hotels, Lazaro Rosa Violan is a group of architects and designers from Madrid. Their task was to develop the design guidelines that define each hotel's style; they also designed the interiors according to these rules. They have worked on projects such as The Ritz Paris Hotel Champs Elysees (a project which has won numerous awards) and now work with clients all around Europe, Asia and Africa providing high quality interior designs. These guys are certainly worth considering if you're looking at designing your hotel or want an innovative solution for your existing one!
10. The GA Group
Years in industry: 30 + years
Notable Projects: ANA InterContinental Ishigaki, JW Marriott Hotel Nara, Park Hyatt Mallorca, Hilton Istanbul Bomonti, Hotel Continental Osla, Langham Hong Kong
The ga group is a highly respected interior design company that has won numerous awards for their hotel designs. They have also been recognised by the Wall Street Journal and other prestigious publications as a leading designer in the industry. In 1994, they were among five companies selected to furnish The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Hotel, where they designed all of the public spaces including lounges, restaurants and meeting rooms with high quality materials. They are currently working on projects such as Westin Paris Vendome which will be opening in 2020; this project is part of a $170 million renovation plan. Much like Lazaro Rosa Violan these guys know how to make an entrance!
11. Anouska Hempel
Location: London, UK
Years in industry: 40 + years
Notable Projects: The Franklin London, Duxton Reserve Singapore, Blakes Amsterdam, La Suite West, Grosvenor House Suites London, The Hempel London
Anouska is another world-renowned interior design company with experience designing hotels. They have won innumerable awards for their work and are the leading designer of luxury hotel interiors in Europe, Asia and America. To date they have designed roughly 400 prestigious hotels around the world! These guys know how to make an entrance too - they were recently awarded a contract by Marriott