HBA (Hirsch Bedner Associates) is leading the hospitality design industry since 1965, creating the signature looks of today’s luxury brands and unveils the world’s most anticipated contract and residential projects.
HBA has an international presence, depth of experience and detailed industry knowledge enables them to identify interior design trends at their source, making definitive predictions about new directions and innovations, and influence design standards at a global level.
Located in the mountainous precinct, Japan’s first Hotel Indigo brings the brand’s strength as a neighbourhood storyteller to guests with unique experiences that explore Hakone Gora’s history, its breath-taking vistas, local culinary delights and hot springs culture.
The company’s ultimate objective is to add value, raise standards and enhance the brand of a project’s owner and operator. HBA‘s international presence, combined with its extensive knowledge of the interior design industry, has facilitated the ability to rewrite the language of design with each new project.
The Villa is nestled between idyllic beaches, romantic sunsets and evergreen forests, making it the perfect atmosphere for designers to create this pinnacle of serenity. The villa opens to the clear, blue waters that region is famous for, and is a reflection of the Vietnamese lifestyle. Space is utilised to give a minimalistic, yet comfortable ambience and is plush with comfortable seating with bold colours.
HBA harbours a highly creative, collaborative work environment at each of its twenty-two offices across the four continents, constantly infusing various teams with developing young design talent.
Gemdale is located in Tianjin, the oldest port on the northern region of the Yellow River. The water of the Tianjin Harbour melded harmoniously with the pristine colour and texture of the Yellow River, which was the source of inspiration for the design.
The company’s creative staff is comprised of an exceptionally talented design professional who has embraced HBA‘s philosophy of hospitality design, in order to create a unique sense of place and is committed to performing effectively to provide clients with the ultimate well-conceived, innovative design solutions.
HBA has tasked its veteran partner David T’Kint to spearhead growth in the Middle East region, for it is the second biggest market for the company over the last years.
This is the story about the combination between the legacy of the famous Indonesian artist, Hendra Gunawan and the owner’s love of the arts. The design itself creates classic and sophisticated interiors. Meanwhile, the bold colour brings visitors to enjoy the vision of the artist.
David T’Kint has over 10 years of hospitality design experience and has upcoming projects including Kempinski in Beirut, Four Seasons in Kyoto, Raffles in Jakarta and Sifang Collective in Nanjing.
Great Scotland Yard Hotel in London’s City of Westminster. Once the infamous and historical site of London’s Metropolitan Police headquarters, Ministry of Defence and palace housing Scottish royalty, the 1820s listed building’s latest chapter is a 152-room luxury boutique hotel, reminiscent of a country estate, in which the notorious stories of the landmark’s past unfold through exquisitely sculpted interiors and eclectic decorative elements.
HBA designers possess strong organisational and communication skills and at every level, from junior to senior to associate to partner; this league of gifted designer community continues to contribute to an already impressive catalogue of unparalleled and visionary hospitality design work.
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