Meet the Women Leading Luxury Hospitality Design
WATG has been a global leader in luxury hospitality design for over seven decades. While we have worked on countless prestigious projects around the world, it's the talented team of individuals that truly sets WATG apart. Instrumental to the success of the company are the Managing Directors of our offices, all of whom are currently women. We explore how their unique perspectives have impacted WATG’s work.
The Quick Six with Ian Simpson
With a vast portfolio spanning sectors including retail, residential and mixed-use, and regions as diverse as Asia Pacific and the Americas, Ian has a keen interest in the relationship between architecture and master planning, ensuring that buildings best respond to environmental, cultural, and societal needs. Now based in our Singapore office, Ian recounts his experiences over the years and shares more about his diverse design philosophy.
The Quick Six with Sean Harry
As he moves into his new position of Managing Principal of Design Technology, in which he will lead WATG's ongoing strategic investment in the firm’s technology ecosystem, we chat to Sean about where he gets his inspiration, his passion for Environmental Design, and his aspirations for computational systems, visualization and software development.
The Drawing Board – a podcast by WATG
Introducing our new podcast, The Drawing Board, hosted by award-winning journalist and former CNN anchor Monita Rajpal.
The Quick Six with German Mendoza
On the occasion of being included in The Brit List’s top 25 Interior Designers of 2022, we chat to German Mendoza about where it all started, his biggest career risks, and creating a sense of place through design.
Are golf courses maximising their assets and contribution to community?
Golf is still riding a wave and the industry is as busy as ever, begging the question: how can its boom be used for the mutual benefit of those less fortunate as the pandemic wanes?
R[e]MATTERS: Sharing innovations in sustainability at all levels
Our founders believed in an approach that responded to a site’s cultural, social and natural environments, designing and building with the intention of permanence and timelessness. This still rings true today, with every project considered from a perspective of humility and respect. Drawing upon this, WATG and Wimberly Interiors’ Singapore Associates Group recently hosted an evening of discourse on sustainability.
OTT design, food as art, the rise of AI and more: 2023 interior design trends
Ahead of the new year, Wimberly Interiors designers from across the globe – Los Angeles, London, Singapore and New York – share their predictions.