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We design award-winning places that enrich guest experiences, build brand loyalty, and drive client revenue.

HLW’s work in the hospitality sector focuses on modern elegance and functional design, spanning iconic renovations and new developments.

Each project is meticulously tailored to deliver unique and memorable experiences through sophisticated design and strategic use of space, enhancing both relaxation and productivity for guests.

“Our award-winning hospitality designs immerse guests in curated, beautiful spaces that enrich the human experience and actively promote wellness.”
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Principal, Managing Director NY

Hospitality Sector Highlights

Digital nomads

Hybrid and fully remote workers expect hotels to cater not only to their relaxation needs but also to provide environments to do productive work.


Most travelers are aware of the impact of travel on the planet and are willing to pay more for sustainable accommodations.


A restaurant nowadays is so much more than a place to eat; many establishments are embracing a food, bar, and retail model.

Related Work

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Modern urban-inspired lounge with plush leather seating and industrial-style lighting against a backdrop of dark hues, complemented by a vibrant, full-wall golf simulation screen, offering a dynamic contrast and engaging recreational feature within the space.

CPE Golf Simulator

Los Angeles, CA

Chef meticulously prepares food at a sleek restaurant kitchen counter, framed by warm wooden slat wall panels that create a rhythmical texture, complemented by minimalist plateware and ambient lighting that casts a cozy glow over the culinary scene.


Jersey City, NJ

Twilight bathes the façade of the Georgian Hotel, a symmetrical three-story building with a flat roof and a teal stucco exterior. It features contrasting white stone trim, decorative ironwork, and neon signage. The entrance is marked by a black and white striped awning, matching balcony canopies, and flanked by lush greenery.

The Georgian

Santa Monica, CA

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