Dover Design – Hotel Restaurant Design
Successful Interior designers in; Hotel design, hotel restaurant design, hotel Bar design, Pub design and Cafe design.
Now seeking to share our skills with the Hotel community, we are experienced in Concepts and visualisation, Surveys, Landlord packs, Building Control and Planning Applications, Licensing drawings, Tender drawings packs and Project Management. We are looking to expand and make sure we supply our clients with the very best Hotel Restaurant Design.
Hotel Restaurant Design – Our approach
DOVER DESIGN is dedicated to providing effective, creative hotel restaurant design in this competitive marketplace; we aim to keep our clients’ costs down while maximising their profits through improved footfall, efficient use of space, customer experience and repeat business. We are dedicated to getting to be the number 1 in Hotel Restaurant Design.
Why we do it – Hotel Restaurant Design
Founded in 1995, we are London based design agency with a broad range of experience in building and developing brands predominantly in the restaurant sector.
Every project receives the personal attention of a design director working with a team of experienced Hotel Restaurant Designers and technicians.
At Dover Design we love what we do! Every day is a new challenge, because no two jobs are the same, and that means we approach every project with fresh eyes, and the enthusiasm shared with our clients.
How we do it
Discover, Position and Direction.
We collectively help evolve and re think success by first defining where your industry is headed.
We immerse ourselves in the lives of your brand’s target customers, uncovering their motivations and needs. This is where our creative process starts. We allow the creative process to discover what tools we will use to get us to our goals. We’ll analyse your market your audience and your business and get to the bottom of your motivations so we can shape strategies with the power to radically shift behaviour.
- Brand Audit
- Competitive analysis
- Content Strategy
- Brand and Identity Planning
- Customer Journey
How we approach your brief:
Understand your vision, what’s your difference, your USP?
Research your market, your customers, what do they want?
Hotel Restaurant Design – We look at the following:
- Visibility –can your customers find you
- Your offer and price – is it clear
- Appeal – why will they try you
- First impressions – they must feel they have made the right decision
- Hospitality – give your people the right environment to do their thing
- Theatre – give them something to look at, to add value
- Experience – this is what they came for
- Brand affinity – everything must fit together to create the whole offer
- Emotional bond – to get them to come back again and again
What you get: you decide how much you need from us – We deliver all our services in stages so that you can exactly what you want us to do:
Design workshop to develop your brief
Establish a budget – we can help you work this out
Feasibility of the site for your needs – does it fit?
Front of house, back of house and kitchen layouts
Check the shell and core provision by the landlord – is it right?
Assist in negotiating the best deal
Sketch scheme – the look and feel of the offer, using mood boards, samples of materials, examples of lighting and furniture.
Consents – what you need to realize your project:
Preliminary enquiries to, Building Control, Town Planning,
Drawing for your lawyer to use in acquiring the Premises Licence
Liaison with other consultants – Mechanical and Electrical services, structural engineers , Quantity Surveyor, CDM and specialist advisers
Drawings for Tender , or negotiated contract sum
Selection of reliable and competitive Contractors and suppliers
Hotel Restaurant Design – Project Management – pre-start meeting, chairing and recording regular site meetings during the construction period; monitoring progress of consents, checking the job at hand-over and compiling defects list and monitoring its completion. Approving valuations and certifying payments .
Checking the works at the end of the Defects Liability Period (guarantee)
working with a team of experienced designers and technicians.
We thrive on working out creative solutions and developing the concept with the client. Creating the hotel restaurant design and building the interior that delivers the brief, is what we do best. We hold the vision of the finished product throughout while respecting, integrating and coordinating all the other disciplines and services that make up the project.
Jon Dover – Managing Director – Dover Design
Expert in Hotel Restaurant Design
Jon Dover is a true rarity in the design world, a commercially-minded designer with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. He will work with you to find the best solution to suit your brief and budget.
Highly skilled in design yet very approachable, Jon has the perfect balance to work with you. With a solid understanding of all other disciplines within the industry, allowing him to liaise with contractors with ease.
Strong business development professional with a BIIDID focused in interior design; with expertise in the hospitality design industry.
He has a natural eye for all things design, ranging from the overall look & feel to an acute eye for detail. He will look at the entirety of a project, including branding as part of a holistic design approach.
Extensive design skills accompanied with further business skills; design management, project management, providing effective resilient design solutions and efficient space planning.
Jon really is the all-round design expert when it comes to commercial design and is happy to discuss your next design venture!