Movers and Shakers

HKS London appoints senior interior designers

UK: Su Doggett and Carl Simmonds have joined the London studio of global architectural practice HKS as principal and director of hospitality interiors respectively. Over the last 25 years, Doggett and Simmonds have delivered luxury projects including new build and refurbishment schemes in city centre locations and deluxe resorts. Doggett


Treehouse London to open 1 November 2019

UK: The 95-bedroom property, located on Langham Place, has been designed through the “optimistic lens of childhood.” Treehouse London is the result of a collaboration between Starwood Capital and Cairn Group. SH Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Starwood, will manage the Cairn Group-owned hotel. Its playful design will feature


W Hotels founder Sternlicht unveils Treehouse Hotels brand

US: Barry Sternlicht, original founder of W Hotels, and chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, has announced his latest nature-inspired brand venture, Treehouse Hotels. The founder describes the brand as “the little brother of the 1”, which will be “less serious and more fun and witty”. As such, Sternlicht