Our friend and HIX partner  Hamish Kilburn editor of Hotel Designs , explores the new era of Hospitality and Hotel Design that will culminate in a great discussion at the next Hotel Designs LIVE, which takes place on May 11. Quite often in this industry, designers, architects and editors are mistaken for fortune tellers, expected to

Wearing his most comfortable slippers – working from home really does have its perks – our columnist Joel Butler, co-founder of HIX Event, explores the power of ‘all together now’. Can the events industry and the hotel design community work in tandem to recover and reopen following the Covid-19 outbreak? Let’s talk about it… A quick scan of

LONDON IS THE THEME OF JOEL BUTLER’S SECOND COLUMN FOR HOTEL DESIGNS, AS WE ASK THE CO-FOUNDER OF HIX EVENT TO USE PEDAL POWER TO EXPLORE THE CURRENT HOSPITALITY AND DESIGN SCENE IN THE BIG CITY… “Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner, that I love London town!” The theme of this article takes me back to my roots, and should therefore,

Joel Butler, Co-Founder of HIX Event, has become a monthly columnist for Hotel Designs. In his first published opinion piece, Butler contemplates challenging times and asks ‘what’s next’ for the industry and its much-loved series of trade events… I was on a zoom call last week with a designer. We were discussing vaccines, tests, curves and tiers

HIX is the ever-changing design experience that makes hotels incredible. Each edition will be designed to capture the spirit of the times, giving its guests both strategic and tactical inspiration and direction. The organisers will focus on ‘HIX space and HIX time’; a curated edit of leading suppliers and installations, alongside a schedule of activity

What’s the secret of a great event? Timing… HIX will take place the day after ‘the Oscar’s of European hotel design‘, the AHEAD Awards. AHEAD Europe 2020 will now take place on Wednesday November 18th, the evening before HIX opens. The perfect sequence of events.

HIX is London’s new event dedicated to hotel design. HIX is the ever changing design experience that makes hotels incredible. Based in London’s Business Design Centre in the heart of Europe’s hospitality specification community, the doors open for the first time in November 2020. Since its launch HIX has seen an incredible level of interest,