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Independent hotels

Our approach to independent hotel design, whether it be high-end or mid-level, begins with a comprehensive understanding of the customer’s requirements, encompassing aesthetics, functionality, projected timelines, and budget constraints. During the design phase, our interior designer conceptualises the idea, planning the layout, crafting furniture designs, and carefully curating the selection of materials. During the value engineering phase, we identify and eliminate any unnecessary costs that do not contribute to enhancing aesthetic appeal, functional quality, longevity, or benefits for both our customers and their end consumers. Adopting this comprehensive approach leads to numerous short-term, medium-term, and long-term benefits for our customers, resulting in minimised payback time on their investments.

OUR METHOD

Step 1

Focus Question:

What are the brand’s past experiences, in terms of guest experience and management, that need to be tweaked and that, if corrected, can be converted into opportunities?

UNDERSTANDING

The method with which we approach independent hotellerie design and installation starts with an understanding of our customers’ explicit expectations: aesthetic/design wishes, budget, and expected time frames. At the same time, a crucial aspect of this phase involves identifying and understanding the latent needs and opportunities specific to the project.

Step 2

Focus Question:

How can I create a space that seamlessly integrates multiple functions, ensuring aesthetic excellence, and providing a high level of comfort for guests?

DESIGN

During the design phase, we skilfully translate the functionality of spaces, mood, and aesthetic references into a concept design that captures the essence of these aspects. It is important at this stage to skilfully combine and merge style and comfort. This co-creation process, developed in close partnership with our customers, sometimes involves external consulting and design partners specialised in hotel design.

Step 3

Focus Question:

How can I eliminate costs that do not translate into aesthetic/functional quality, longevity, or benefits to customers and guests?

VALUE ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION SHOPDRAWING

The value engineering phase represents the linchpin of each project: at this stage of the process our technical department proposes technical solutions the adoption of alternative materials and finishes, or even the use of products from our series catalogues, with the final goal of meeting aesthetic/functional expectations, timing, and expected budget. This phase concludes with the production of shop drawings (detailing all individual furniture aspects) and, on request, the supply of a mockup room, installed on site or at our premises.

Step 4

Focus Question:

How can I optimise the production phase in terms of management and benefit the customer in terms of logistics and storage costs?

LOGISTICS

At Gibam, when we talk about logistics, we are referring to the process of organising and planning deliveries in strict accordance with the specific requirements of our projects and customers. We call this service picking: furniture items included in a long-term opening plan can be produced together but picked up/delivered progressively, by agreement with the company, as progress is made on the construction site.

Step 5

Focus Question:

How can I help my customer during the installation and subsequent after-sales phases in the most functional and fastest way possible?

INSTALLATION

We commence the installation phase by organising and coordinating all visual materials to assist the on-site assembly teams. These teams can consist of fitters provided by us or, as mutually agreed with the customer, and a combination of local fitters handled on-site by our managers.

Step 6

Focus Question:

How can I help my customer during the installation and subsequent after-sales phases in the most functional and fastest way possible?

ASSISTANCE

Our Customer Care team caters to a wide range of needs, whether that involves providing product information, offering guidance on hotel installations, assisting with product assembly for both existing and new customers, or providing support for previously purchased items. Please read the terms and conditions on the dedicated page.

Design and Planning

Value Engineering

Logistics and Installation

After-Sales Service

A NEW FORMAT DESIGN

To satisfy the desires of younger consumers, who are attentive to details and demanding when it comes to functionality, it is essential to rethink the hotel industry with an innovative approach when seeking to create an engaging and gratifying stay that keeps pace with changing consumption habits in recent years. Gibam adopts a collaborative approach when designing new formats, forging partnerships with specialised Italian consulting and design firms that focus on hotel and residential design and furnishing. These partnerships enable us to collaboratively combine the creativity of hotel sector specialists with the technical expertise of our own departments. Together, we develop innovative new formats built upon four fundamental pillars of future sales points: multifunctionality, technology, customisation, and sustainability.

VALUE ENGINEERING & SHOPDRAWING DEVELOPMENT

Expertise in value engineering is one of our key strengths. Through the systematic analysis of how the components and materials that comprise a project function, our technical team can find solutions that reduce costs and production times, without sacrificing aesthetics and quality. The suggested mediation approach may involve the adoption of alternative materials and finishes, the use of construction techniques, or the use of series product lines, which can be fully or partially tailored to specific requirements. Our ultimate goal is to effectively fulfil the aesthetic expectations of both our customers and designer, all while streamlining production times and minimising costs. Each design element is listed and described in the shopdrawing, which details the dimensions, materials, and characteristics of each element.

BUILDING A MOCKUP ROOM

In project development, the value engineering phase ends with the creation of a mockup room. Our customers decide whether to have their mockup rooms installed on site or at our premises. The precise viewing and analysis of sample furniture represents a focal point of our process. This stage provides our customers with the chance to witness first-hand the choices made during the value engineering phase, ensuring they get to experience the high quality of the recommended solutions and the performance of the materials used. Once confirmation is received, production on the mockup room begins.

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