Hospitality Design Forum

Hospitality Design Forum

In Hotel 2020 hospitality designers will share their insights on the changes taking place within new and newly redeveloped hotel properties and how this will impact the guest experience and the services and amenities offered by the property’s managers.

This forum will be essential to those who are interested in hotels and hotel design such as, owners, developers, operators, designers in the hospitality sector.


Mr. Frederic Bourquin

Atelier B Limited

Frederic Bourquin was born in Geneva, Switzerland. After a happy childhood eating chocolate and mingling with the cows in the Alps, he headed for Superior Federal Art College. There he honed a keen sense of open spaces, symmetry, form and fell particularly in love with textures and materials.

Working in the heart of Europe he found himself in an extremely rich working environment and rapidly acquired an invaluable outlook and sensibility towards international design and architecture, both Classical and Contemporary. He arrived in Hong Kong in 1994 where he promptly gained an extensive experience while working on both high-end residential and hospitality projects.

He worked for a number of reputable international firms before setting up Atelier B in 1997 and has since been managing the design direction for Atelier B’s projects.

Today, from his base in Hong Kong, Frederic and his Team work on premium Luxury Projects in various parts of Asia, Europe and America. By character, all Frederic’s projects are highly intimate and personal.

Atelier B Limited strives to satisfy every Client’s different needs as regards design, functionality and budget, delivering a truly unique solution to every assignment.

Mr. Frederic Bourquin

Mr. Scott Ian Myklebust
M Co Design

  Scott Myklebust is the founding principal and design director of M CO Design. With over 23 years of international experience designing large scale mixed-use, entertainment, and hospitality projects worldwide, Scott launched his practice in 2005 with a commitment to a collaborative, hands-on design approach partnering with his clients to create uniquely conceived and crafted projects.

Before moving to Hong Kong Scott has travelled extensively throughout Europe, and Asia. During his travels he gained a broad appreciation and understanding of the origins of Western architecture and how it can be adapted to other cultures and locations throughout Asia and the world.

While working with the Jerde Partnership based in Venice, California (1994 – 1998), he was a key designer on numerous projects including the award-winning Bellagio Resort Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Dentsu Headquarters in Tokyo in association with Jean Nouvel. Following the opening of the Bellagio, Scott partnered with Richard Orne in 1998 to found Orne + Associates (O+A). Together they launched a successful practice that encompassed urban mixed-use and master planning projects worldwide.

Scott is currently engaged in the design of several hospitality projects in China, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Scott received a Bachelor of Environmental Design, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota.

Mr. Adrian Battisby

Associate Director
LW Interiors Hong Kong

  Adrian has over twenty year’s hospitality design experience with projects in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia. Following a respectable tenure with LW Dubai, Adrian relocated from the UAE to Hong Kong to head up LW Hong Kong as Associate Director, further reinforcing the company’s commitment to deliver design services for the F&B and hospitality sectors across the Asia pacific and south East Asia region.

With an impressive portfolio of completed works Adrian brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role and takes an energetic approach helping lead LW’s design foot print across the APAC region.

LW mission has always been to deliver the timeless elegance of modern European design with clean smooth lines, functional and efficient spaces, embodying LW’s consistent design approach of simplicity and clarity.

LW has established itself as a multi-disciplinary design studio with a holistic approach, offering architectural, engineering and interior skills, and now has global staff of over 140 in four studios in four continents, headquartered in Dubai with offices in Hong Kong, Sao Paulo and London.

Renowned for its singular unified design, functional space planning and contemporary style LW can count over 130 designs for the world’s top brands among its client list such as Hyatt, IHG, Accor Fairmont, Emirates Airlines, Marriott Starwood, Rotana, Hilton and Four Seasons.

Mr. Mike Staley

ROF Media

  Mike commenced 2002 by establishing the custom publishing house Ring Of Fire Media ( ROF’s first publication, PRC Magazine, has for some time been one of the region’s leading publications focusing on the built environment.

Originally from New Zealand, Mike has lived in Hong Kong for 30 years. Since 2010 he has been developing a growing presence in the regional conference and exhibition sector and is increasingly being invited to moderate key industry events such as, HOFEX and Build4Asia in Hong Kong and Design Green in Singapore.

2017 Event Details

Date: May 9 (Tuesday)
Time:  16:30 – 18:30 (Registration: 16:00)
Theme: Hotel 2020 – The Future of Hotel Design
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Time Programme
16:00-16:30 Registration and Introduction
16:30-16:50 Atelier B Limited – Frederic Bourquin ( Director )
16:50-17:10 M Co Design – Scott Ian Myklebust (Director)
17:10-17:30  LW Interiors Hong Kong – Adrian Battisby (Associate Director)
 17:30-17:50  Q&A Session


For enquiry:

Unit 1203, 12/F, Harcourt House,
39 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

  Ms Ada Lo
  +852 2876 5115
  +852 2528 3103
  [email protected]


Speakers’ Companies


Major Supporters:


For competition details, rules and regulations:

Redback Specialty Coffee
Units B&C, 18/F Success Industrial Building,
17 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon

  Mr Dennis Cheung
  +852 2472 3603
  +852 2472 3602
  [email protected]

For sponsorship:

Unit 1203, 12/F, Harcourt House,
39 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

  Mr Derek Lau
  +852 2804 1500
  +852 2528 3103
  [email protected]


Hong Kong Cafe of the Year

Hong Kong Cafe of the Year

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso
Cherase Ng & Brian Cheng

Grand Barista Championship 2015


Cherase Ng & Brian Cheng – Segafredo Zanetti Espresso


Joe Yu & Brian Tang – Studio Caffeine


Eddie Man & King Cheung – Pacific Coffee Company

Grand Latte Championship


Lux Wong – CoCo Espresso


Ivy Lai – CoCo Espeesso


Ken Lam – Cafe Habitu

Coffee and Food Challenge


Johnathan Fan – Individual


Chiu Hoi Pang & Fan Mei Ki – McCafe


Reeves Chung & Chii Yat Ming – Coffee Engineering



Wong Hing Yee – Studio Caffeine