recognize excellence in hospitality architecture, interior design, and guest experiences on a global scale.

The mission of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards is to celebrate the quality and diversity of architectural ventures and interior design projects shaping the worldwide hospitality industry today. The program was launched in 2020 and is an inclusive platform, that pursues and rewards exceptional projects within LIVING and EATING spaces.


The LIV Design Awards 2023 is open, submit before September 17th and enjoy a 5% discount.

Hospitality Design News & Interviews

The LIV Awards 2022 “Book of Design” has been released!

The LIV Hospitality Design Awards recognize the excellence in Hospitality Architecture, Interior Design enhancing exceptional Guest Experiences globally. The yearly catalog showcases the LIV Awards 2022 winners in the Architecture and Interior Design categories as well as the interviews of the professionals and students’ grand prize winners. Winners can view and download the PDF version […]

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Inside the Award-Winning Design of Comedor: An Interview with Tom Kundig

Tom Kundig, a renowned architect and a founding partner at Olson Kundig, has made a name for himself by creating buildings that respond to their surrounding context and encourage users to interact with the environment. Their project Comedor, a modern Mexican restaurant in downtown Austin, has been awarded the title of Architectural Design of the […]

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Discover PURE Design Studio’s Contemporary Approach to Hospitality Design

Welcome to an exclusive interview with the winner of the prestigious Architectural Design of the Year award at the LIV Hospitality Design Awards 2022. PURE Design Studio Vietnam is known for its innovative and contemporary approach to hospitality design, and its award-winning project has set a new benchmark in the industry. In this interview, we […]

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LIV Hospitality Design Awards Jury

All entries are voted on by a grand jury panel composed of experienced and prominent academics, professionals, press members, entrepreneurs, and developers in the fields of hospitality, architecture, and interior design.

Awarded Companies

Congratulations to all winners, it has been such an honor to be part of this process and to get to review and see all these exciting new projects and inspiring ideas that have come through the submissions.

Sarah Smallwood, Design Director at Great Wolf Resorts

Judging the LIV Hospitality Design Awards was a great way metaphorically speaking to travel the world and see the latest and greatest in our industry; a fascinating cross-section of smaller bespoke works and impressive large schemes made it a very enjoyable task.

Tina Norden, Partner at Conran and Partners

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