Well, HBA is known to be the number 1 Hospitality Design Firm!
Leading the hotel design industry since 1965, HBA remains keenly attuned to the pulse of changing industry trends governed by today ’s sophisticated traveler.
HBA creates the signature looks of today’s luxury brands, independent contemporary boutique hotels, urban resorts spas, world-class residences, restaurants, and casinos. From continent to continent, each HBA interior is the result of a unique and sensitive response to location, architecture, and client vision. With more than 1,600 designers around the globe in 20 offices and a recent expansion in several locations in Asia, HBA is a true global company. 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 depth of experience, and detailed industry knowledge enables them to identify interior design trends at their source, make definitive predictions about new directions and innovations, and influence design standards at a worldwide level.The Grand Mansion, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Nanjing
Inspired by the historic Presidential Palace and Oriental Metropolitan Museum, the hotel features an extensive collection of artifacts from around the world that are grand in detail and boutique in look and feel. The Grand Mansion offers large architectural spaces with more than 750 pieces of furniture that have been divided into intimate spaces for guests to explore and an international collection of artifacts, sculptures, books and paintings. Images: HBA
The design narrative is that of a well-seasoned traveler who returns home to display their artifacts and heirlooms in an intimate and warm space. The grand entry lobby is the starting point of this story and provides a backdrop of archaeological artifacts. The clean architectural lines of the building, juxtaposed with carefully curated collections, create a unique and welcoming space for the global traveler. The Beverly Hills Hotel
The famous “Pink Palace,” the Beverly Hills Hotel is the epitome of luxury, located on Sunset Boulevard in the center of Beverly Hills and surrounded by twelve acres of gorgeous tropical gardens. Providing solitude and tranquility in a truly residential setting, The Beverly Hills Hotel is located mere minutes from the business and entertainment centers of Los Angeles, Century City, Rodeo Drive, and many of the Hollywood studios.Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe
The design overlays the contemporary new hotel with a sleek, sophisticated feel that also references the city’s rich context and history. Exploring and developing the connections between the radiance of light and the depth of shadow, the design celebrates the places where they meet to reveal one another. Polished stones, rough concrete, and warm woods create an earthy architectural foundation into which supple textures and sculptural ornaments are layered. Screening elements maintain a transparency and connection between spaces while creating opportunities for curiosity.ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The ESPA in The Ritz-Carlton is located on the 116th and 118th floors of the International Commerce Center – the tallest building in Hong Kong and the third tallest in the world. HBA created an urban escape in the skies, making ESPA the focal point of the city’s skyline and the jewel atop Hong Kong’s crown of lights. Guests simultaneously feel attached to the city with the breathtaking views, but yet totally insulated from the hustle and bustle below. To allow guests to feel comfortable in an luxurious way, HBA planned spaces without any sharp corners. All edges are rounded and the walls themselves are curved as in a protective embrace.Extreme Wow Suite at W Singapore
HBA and New York-based design firm AvroKO have partnered to create a one-of-a-kind Extreme WOW Suite at the new W Singapore Sentosa Cove. The suite showcases innovative, experiential design combining the visionary expertise of HBA with AvroKO’s evocative, ingenious style. This suite was designed to offer an unparalleled sensory journey, surprising and intriguing guests at every turn.The St. Regis Rome, Couture Suite
In the spirit of the film Roman Holiday, glamour, fashion and nostalgia form the storyline for HBA’s design of St. Regis Rome’s Couture Suite. Inspired by the city’s renowned fashion and design studios, the suite features signature furnishings and accessories, which celebrate the best of Italian style. In particular, the designers’ muse was the couturier Valentino, whose fashion house was founded in Rome in 1965. With their timeless grace, emphasis upon flowing shapes and meticulous attention to detail, the essence of his creations has been woven into the rooms’ design. Exquisitely luxurious materials and intricate embellishments, such as nail head trim on the timber paneling and millwork, the softest Italian leathers and finely stitched embroidery on the furniture, form the most elegant of suites.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 30 WARREN, A LUXURY CONDO IN THE HEART OF MANHATTAN