25 Apr '11, 11pm

Hilton unveils new lobby design

Hilton unveils new lobby design

US hotel chain Hilton has unveiled a new lobby design intended for its global hotels and resorts. The new lobby, which is being premiered in the chain’s hotel at McLean Tysons Corner, Virginia, is designed with distinct “zones” for guests and visitors and radically overhauls the brand’s current reception areas. Instead of a desk-oriented approach, the new, modern design focuses on interaction and collaboration, with the centerpiece an 18-hour bar which evolves from coffee shop to cafe to cocktail bar as the day progresses. Seating has been divided into small zones suitable for groups to meet and socialize, with soft chairs and tables, and high stools clustered around the bar and surrounding tables which are suitable for grabbing a snack or getting some work done. For those that need to really get their heads down, there’s a dedicated Technology Lounge, which updates the tr...

Full article: http://www.luxuo.com/hotel/hilton-new-lobby-design.html

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