11:00 - 11:45
All Together Now: What’s next for inclusive design?
Hotels have traditionally operated along highly segmented and distinct lines of price point, experience and a degree of exclusivity, but the inclusive design movement wants to change this and usher in a new wave of ultra-accessible and democratised hospitality spaces. What will this mean for hotel design and industry culture at large?
12:00 - 12:45
Room With a Point of View: The Umwelt Paradigm
Umwelt: The world as it is experienced by a particular organism. Everybody has a different way of seeing the world. We all inhabit our own sensory bubble, and bring our own ‘umwelt’ to each environment. But can the spaces we inhabit change us too? Do we shape them, or do they shape us? Join London studio Blacksheep as they explore the themes behind their HIX installation piece.
14:00 - 14:45
Studio Confidential: Tristan Auer x Festival of Hospitality
Go behind the scenes with one of Europe’s top design studios as acclaimed designer Tristan Auer and Managing Director Gaelle Rioualen discuss the ins and outs of running a world-leading practice. In line with the Festival of Hospitality theme ‘If:and:or:else’ exploring the power of design and operational choices, we get under the skin of what drives their decision making process and how this inspires and impacts their team, studio and projects.
15:00 - 15:45
Room With a Point of View: Unfinished Works
Exploring their immersive HIX installation and the concepts that inspired it, MIXD looks five years into the future to ask what the future of hotel design holds. Drawing from experience, failure and success alike, founder Piotr Kalinowski addresses the changing face and values of luxury hospitality form and function.
16:00 - 16:45
Keynote: Johannes Torpe
Designer. Musician. Leader. Visionary. From nightclub design and immersive dining experiences to sensory retail solutions for high-end brands, Johannes Torpe is a champion of unconventional design thinking. Hear the inside story of his design POV and how he applies this to major projects worldwide as part of this engaging keynote.