Hospitality Interiors

Hospitality Trends in Markets and Food Halls

Experience-based destinations bring new design challenges.

Le District, a gastronomy destination in New York City, was designed by ICRAVE. Photo courtesy Eric LaignelFor the past three years Metroplis’s publisher and editor in chief Susan S.  Szenasy has been moderating a series of discussions with industry leaders on important issues surrounding human-centered design. On November 15, 2016, she talked with experts in hospitality design and brand architecture…

Beachside Hotel Brings Design to a Sleepy Stretch of Paradise

The Mexican town of Troncones has drawn surfers for years, but its new boutique hotel, crafted in a California Modernist style, caters to a more design-discerning set.

Troncones, one of Mexico’s best kept secrets, is a small beach town lacking the glitz and allure of the larger tourist traps. Businessman Rafael Skewes seeks to transform it into a modernist architectural masterpiece.