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  • Members Only: 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report

    By Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA. Results to the biannual survey conducted by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP). Information includes data on compensation and benefits trends for finance and technology professionals in the club and lodging industries.

  • Countdown to Opportunity: The Club & Hotel Controllers Conference 2018

    Written By: Laura Resco, official event guest blogger for the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference 2018 - One of the most important jobs of a graduate student is to produce original research that furthers the existing knowledge within an industry.

  • Primary Club Metrics

    Survey results identify which metrics are most often used to determine performance. By Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE; Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA; and Amanda Belarmino

  • Job Description Template: Club Accounting Positions

    The HFTP Americas Research Center has developed example job descriptions for club accounting positions. The process involved reviewing sample job descriptions, and compiling the information into standardized job descriptions.

Sergey Makhno Architects introduces Tartufi lamp

sleeper Magazine·19 September 2018
Kiev-based design studio Sergey Makhno Architects has introduced the Tartufi lamp, a lighting piece combining ceramic, painted wood and steel within a distinctive profile.

Stellar Works launches Arc sofa

sleeper Magazine·14 September 2018
Stellar Works has launched Arc, a sofa characterised by a soft silhouette with embracing curves and intricate upholstery details.

Anglepoise reinterprets its Model 90 light

sleeper Magazine·12 September 2018
British lighting brand Anglepoise has launched 90 Mini Mini, the latest interpretation of its 1970s-era Model 90 light, which features all the functionality of its classic predecessor wrapped up in a compact form.

Sleeper to host talk at Focus/18

sleeper Magazine·11 September 2018
Following the launch of its new magazine Starboard, Sleeper Editor Catherine Martin is set to host a panel session on the challenges and opportunities of designing hotels on water at Focus/18. Forming part of the event’s Conversations in Design series, the debate will examine what seafaring vessels can learn from their static, landlocked counterparts with Andy Yuill, Director of SMC Design; Ariane Steinbeck, Managing Director of RPW Design; and Emma Masters, Associate, Richmond International.

Jean-Philippe Nuel announces New york studio

sleeper Magazine·10 September 2018
French architect Jean-Philippe Nuel has announced the opening of a Studio Jean-Philippe Nuel office in New York. Having created his first studio in Paris 20 years ago, the designer – a luxury hotel specialist with projects including Le 5 Codet, Le Grand Hôtel Dieu and Molitor – now brings his practice to New York with help from interior designer and project manager Sandy Despres, who brings both a local and wider North American market knowledge to proceedings.

Altro releases Bauhaus-inspired wall and floor systems

sleeper Magazine·10 September 2018
Interior surface specialist Altro has introduced a series of new ranges to its floors, doors and walls package. Delivering contemporary aesthetics and durability, the Altro Ensemble modular flooring system and Altro Whiterock wall sheet offer a flexible design solution.

iStar unveils designs for Asbury Park complex

sleeper Magazine·30 August 2018
Real estate firm iStar has unveiled designs for Asbury Ocean Club Surfside Resort & Residences, a 17-storey oceanfront tower on the Jersey Coast set to open in 2019.

Australian architect Kerry Hill dead at 75

sleeper Magazine·28 August 2018
Australian architect Kerry Hill, the designer behind some of Asia’s most notable resorts and the inaugural recipient of AHEAD Asia’s Outstanding Contribution award, has passed away aged 75.

Darc Room moves to Shoreditch

sleeper Magazine·17 August 2018
Following the success of the inaugural event last year, Darc Room will now be held in the heart of London’s design district, Shoreditch, during London Design Festival 2018.

Mater presents Rocker series

sleeper Magazine·16 August 2018
Designed by Shawn Place for Danish furniture brand Mater, Rocker draws inspiration from West Coast indigenous art. When viewed side-on, the rocking chair’s soft silhouette shows the two lines that make up its form – travelling together but never parallel.

Decca collaborates with Bert Frank for The London Collection

sleeper Magazine·15 August 2018
Decca has announced The London Collection, an 18-piece furniture range including casegoods and upholstered seating. Designed by Robbie Llewellyn of Bert Frank and crafted from materials including rosewood and dark ash, the collection will be formally introduced at Decorex 2018.

Designjunction details 2018 programming

sleeper Magazine·14 August 2018
Designjunction has unveiled details of this year’s programme, which is set to present hundreds of product launches, pop-up shops and bespoke installations at London’s South Bank in September, as well as hosting a series of exhibitions and a curated talks programme.

Decorex unveils entrance designers

sleeper Magazine·14 August 2018
Decorex has announced that this year’s main entrance will be created by four British interior designers, who will each explore the show’s central theme of ‘Blank Canvas’.

Kimpton Angler's unveils redesign

sleeper Magazine· 6 August 2018
Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach has unveiled its redesign, which includes the addition a new 85-key wing. Nestled in an oceanfront plot on Washington Avenue, close to Miami’s Art Deco district, the hotel has more than doubled its inventory to 132 guestrooms, while several new architectural spaces have also been added in the process.

AHEAD Europe unveils 2018 shortlist

sleeper Magazine· 6 August 2018
AHEAD Europe, the awards for hospitality experience and design across the continent, has announced its shortlist for 2018. Featuring an 18th century manor in Ireland, a series of cubist guestrooms in a village set-up, and a rooftop nest offering wellness with a view, the programme will award prizes across categories including Guestrooms, Hotel Renovation & Restoration and Event Spaces, amongst others.

&Bespoke marks debut with Edition One

sleeper Magazine· 6 August 2018
&Bespoke will launch later this year at its Hampshire gallery and creative studio, showcasing furniture pieces from its debut Edition One collection. Comprising 14 pieces, the range features a classic dining chair; crafted bench; Windsor-style armchair; curvaceous sofa; modular shelving unit; and several coffee and dining tables, each combining natural timbers and raw materials.

Avani to expand Asian presence with Kota Kinabalu hotel

sleeper Magazine· 6 August 2018
Avani Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Minor Hotels, has unveiled the expansion of its Asian presence with the planned 2021 opening of Avani Kota Kinabalu Hotel. Situated in the capital city of Malaysian state Sabah, the 378-key newbuild is set to feature a rooftop pool and bar, 855m² of meeting and event space and an all-day dining restaurant.

Grohe relaunches Atrio designs

sleeper Magazine· 6 August 2018
Grohe has relaunched Atrio, a series of taps that combine slim bodies with cross handles to achieve a pared-back and streamlined aesthetic. Comprising 35 products, the collection makes use of balanced proportions and pure cylindrical shapes, its body measuring the same diameter from spout to bottom.

Check in: Joyce Wang

sleeper Magazine· 3 August 2018
Taking a break from designing new hotels for Mandarin Oriental and Equinox, Joyce Wang heads to North America for a fantasy stay deep in canyonlands.   Where are you? The exact meeting point of the four corner states of New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Colorado.   How did you get there? A rickshaw, a donkey

Report: Sleepover Brooklyn

sleeper Magazine· 3 August 2018
The seventh edition in the inventive series of events for innovators returned to the Americas for a programme of industrial architecture, regeneration and craft.

Meeting: Alessandro Munge

sleeper Magazine· 3 August 2018
Walking from Manhattan’s Lower East Side to the Williamsburg Bridge, I catch sight of Brooklyn’s first notes while crossing. The journey takes less than an hour, but the division in style is rapidly clear: Nolita’s sculpted window surrounds and lattice fire escapes giving way to the more colonial tones and painted row houses that characterise regenerated Williamsburg.

AHEAD MEA reveals 2018 shortlist

sleeper Magazine·31 July 2018
AHEAD MEA, the awards for hospitality experience and design throughout the Middle East and Africa, has announced its shortlist for 2018. Featuring a Cape Town waterfront boutique within an historical grain silo, an eco-lodge in Rwanda and a customisable urban hotel in Dubai, the shortlist represents the most ambitious and acclaimed project the region has to offer.

Four Seasons resort Punta Mita begins construction on new dining concept

sleeper Magazine·24 July 2018
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a luxury resort along Riviera Nayarit, has announced the start of construction on a new dining destination – Dos Catrinas – set to debut this December. Replacing the resort’s signature restaurant Ketsi, the new Dos Catrinas concept will marry Mexico’s past and future with a new experience set in a modern, reimagined space.

Whitworth Locke slated for October opening

sleeper Magazine·24 July 2018
Following the launches of its London and Edinburgh venues, Locke Hotels has announced that it will being its design-led aparthotel concept to Manchester this October with Whitworth Locke. Previously a historic cotton mill, Whitworth Locke is being transformed by New York architects and designers Grzywinski+Pons. The finished development will celebrate the city’s industrial past whilst embracing its dynamic and creative present and future.

Locke Hotels outlines Manchester plans

sleeper Magazine·20 July 2018
Following openings in London and Edinburgh, Locke Hotels’ design-led aparthotel concept is set to land in Manchester in October. Occupying a historic cotton mill, Whitworth Locke is being transformed by New York architects and designers Grzywinski+Pons, and will celebrate the city’s industrial past whilst embracing its creative present and future.

Roca launches Beyond collection

sleeper Magazine·20 July 2018
Roca has announced the launch of its Beyond collection, comprising basins, WC’s, furniture and baths in the brand’s own Fineceramic and Surfex materials.


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