Richmond International has designed some of the world’s most prestigious hotel designs, in locations from London to Barbados, since the company was established in 1966. They refurbish, they restore and they create for its clients, who range from multinational brands to independent owners. The company has won awards and accolades but what drives them most is a desire to design hotels that are authentic, intelligent and inspiring.

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Fiona Thompson, have been at RI for about 23 years and became the Principal about five years ago. She is involved in all aspects of the company, responsible for both projects and running the company.

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Trianon Palace Versailles – a Waldorf Astoria Hotel

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Four Seasons Gresham Hotel

It is Richmond International’s 50th birthday this year and they have been looking back at the history of Richmond and their projects which are a great reference to the changing world of hotel design over the last five decades.

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Sandy Lane

Four Seasons Mauritius at Anahita

From their original work being mainly refurbishments in Europe to working on extraordinary projects around the world. Resorts, mixed use, branded residential, golf resorts – the hotel world is now hugely diverse, and projects true to their location, contextual, sustainable and relevant.

Four Seasons Residences at Anahita

Four Seasons Residences at Anahita

They create destinations, hotels with soul, considered design, beautifully executed and work around the world, currently from West Hollywood to Singapore on a number of branded and non-branded hotels at the luxury end of the market.

The Langham Chicago

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Boca Beach Club – a Waldorf Astoria Residence

However, Richmond International don’t have a “hotel style”. They respond to each project individually starting with a clean sheet. Working globally and on a variety of projects from urban NY boutique to a resort in Hvar challenges them as designers, but also gives them a breadth and depth of experience, which they bring to every project.

London West Hollywood

Hilton Opera Paris

Hilton Opera Paris

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