HBA reveals Partner promotions

Hirsch Bedner Associates has announced a pair of new partners in its Singapore and Miami offices with the promotions of Robbyn Carter and Cristian Rubio Pinedo respectively.

Based in Singapore, Carter has designed projects including Meridien Shanghai Minhang and Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, whilst Pinedo – who launched the Miami office to serve the Caribbean and Latin American markets in 2015 – has been involved in projects such as Four Seasons Hotel in Kyoto and the current renovation of the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, among others.

The announcement follows the 2018 launch of HBA DNA, the firm’s hotel branding division headed up by Mark Eacott. Specialising in creating new brands and bringing them to life, from individual properties to full-scale groups, the office’s services include insights and profiling, narrative and voice, design and planning strategies, finishes and more.

This year the studio will open or complete renovations of a number of projects including The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara, Bless Hotel Ibiza and Hotel Indigo Melbourne, AU.