The Long Reach of Residential Design   By Sam Barry It has long been a given that high-end residential interior design influences hospitality design. While this continues to be true today, certain demographic and psychographic phenomena are changing that relationship.

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Health and Well-Being   By Sam Barry When Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) was launched in 2000, it spurred sustained attention on the environmental impact of design, engineering and construction specifications and decisions. After a decade of focusing

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Designing the Great Outdoor Space   By Sam Barry For the past several years, elaborate outdoor kitchens and living rooms (often complete with a fireplace and outdoor home theater) have been a hot trend in high-end residential design. As travelers

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The Curated Travel Experience   By Sam Barry Ten years ago when Airbnb was launched, it was a solution to the problem of how to pay rent during the Great Recession. In the past 10 years, it has proved to

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Co-Living Meets Co-Working   By Sam Barry You could say the headline of the early 2010s in hospitality was the Icarus-like ascension of disruptor Airbnb. In five short years, Airbnb went from a start-up to the world’s largest hospitality operator—without

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Evidence Based Design: Resources for Senior Living!   By Jane Rodhe Introduction This month, Sunbrella is bringing to you; Evidence Based Design: Resources for Senior Living!  Sharing resources and building the evidence is an important aspect of working in all

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