Transparency, instantaneous online gratification and hyper-personalized experiences are aspects the modern hotel guest has come to expect and demand. Comparably, the same is true for today’s employee.

We are witnessing a power shift across industries from the traditional hierarchy which favors high-ranking executives to the individual, whether that be in corporate or hospitality environments. This trend has been kickstarted by a younger generation who have found their voice early and have prioritized different experiences with more personal power than generations before them. They own the power to make important decisions about not only their personal life but their career as well.

With this shift, their influence is felt in physical design, and, more importantly, what that design signifies about their workplace culture.