What’s next for zero waste design? Why are hotels betting on the metaverse? Why should today’s designers care about imaginary visions, futuristic tales and the power of fiction? HIX Talks is back with an expanded programme of panels, keynotes and deep-dives exploring the future of hotel design. Read on for a taste of what to

Experience the expert hospitality of the HIX exhibitor community with a series of stand activations and activities across both days. Ranging from chocolate art and champagne tasters to DJ sets and breakout discussions, there’s always an extra detail to discover. Refuel at Havwoods Routemaster(17 & 18 November, all day, BDC Entrance): The renovated Routemaster bus

Featuring a curated edit of 30 brands leading the way in European design, Collection is a new exhibition space for HIX where furniture and lighting brands serve up a taste of their latest lines. Served by a dedicated ‘mini bar’ and soundtrack for a true hospitality design experience, Collection includes forward thinking names like Moooi,

HIX is the only place to find the entire hotel supply chain under one roof. Across the show floor you’ll discover a curated edit of 150 leading suppliers representing the best of bathrooms, surfaces, furnishings, lighting, details and more. Here’s a taste of the new collections at HIX, and the trends set to define the

According to a study by the Sense of Smell Institute, human visual recall falls to 50% after three months, whilst scent recall lasts much longer, retaining 65% accuracy an entire year later. Likewise, Rockefeller University found that we remember just 1% of what we touch, 2% of what we hear, 5% of what we see,

When it comes to designing hospitality experiences, every detail counts. From the tactile curve of a bathroom surface to the elegance of stitches through velour, HIX is for the small touches that make hotels incredible. Register for free today and see them all at HIX 2022. Ben Rousseau / Innovative Illumination Tempus is a new

At HIX, YOU are the content, and we’d be nothing without our community of leading exhibitors. Representing the best in hospitality FF&E – from bathrooms and lighting to soft furnishings, fabrics and more – the HIX Expo is a showcase of the most dynamic, curated and creative collections at the forefront of European interior design.

For much of the 2010s, guestrooms were designed in a way that encouraged guests to spend their time in other, more profitable areas of the hotel. Largely a place for sleeping, showering, watching television and not much else, ever-shrinking footprints caused by the rising cost of space saw operators embrace reduced amenities and sacrifice features

More and more products are being made from recyclable materials so eco-conscious homeowners can increase the sustainable credentials of their bathroom projects – Lisa Hibberd of KBB Focus takes a look at how manufacturers are rising to the circularity challenge. “Moving away from a linear economy into a circular economy is a viable solution to