Poolside entertaining on the exterior of this cabana, swimmers and divers are depicted in blown glass by Karen Buhler. The 3-D wall sculpture on the inside is by Brad Howe. In a design that celebrates the senses, scented flowers bring another dimension. The pools cape was designed by Katherine Spitz Associates.
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The world of hotel design is changing, with a move away from bland repetition of a chain’s design template to giving guests a unique experience that reflects the location they’re visiting. In this issue of Commercial Design Trends, we look at how that’s been implemented in three quite different hotels – the TWA Hotel in the iconic 1960s TWA terminal at JFK Airport, the Sudima Christchurch City and Montreal’s new Hotel Monville.