EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN IS GOOD BUSINESS
Hager Design International (HDI) has established itself as an award-winning hospitality interior design firm. With over 30 years of experience, we recognize the importance of creating a unique and specific design concept for each project. Working in close collaboration with our clients gives us a clear understanding and vision of their desired goals. As a result, we deliver an effective, functional design that maximizes the return on investment (ROI).
HOSPITALITY DESIGN SPECIALISTS
Our firm is comprised of a multifaceted and highly experienced team of interior designers offering high quality professional services available worldwide.
BULLDOG 100 - UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (UGA)
Bulldog 100 celebrates the top 100 fastest-growing organizations owned or operated by UGA alumni.
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023
NEWH VANCOUVER CHAPTER
Top Hospitality Interior Design Firm, Vancouver, British Columbia
WINNER: RESTAURANT AND HOTEL CATEGORIES, NEWH…BEYOND COVID
HDI was asked to submit design concepts that respond to how the hospitality industry will transform following COVID-19
HOTELIER - THE DESIGN AWARD
50-200 Rooms - Renovated Space Design for Holiday Inn Winnipeg South, Winnipeg
NORTHWEST DESIGN AWARDS
1st Place - 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, Vancouver, British Columbia
2nd Place - De Dutch Pannekoek House, Vancouver, British Columbia
IDIBC SHINE AWARDS
Food & Beverage Category
49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP
Renovation Winner for Holiday Inn Express Kelowna Conference Center, British Columbia
ARIDO AWARD OF EXCELLENCE SILVER
The Body Shop (Toronto Eatons Centre), Toronto, Ontario
HOTELWORLD AND HOTEL DESIGN
Best Guestroom Design - Full-Service, Allerton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
HDI is a boutique design firm delivering design strategies that exceed our clients’ expectations. We pair our clients with experts committed to high-level deliverables and excellent customer service. As Interior Designers, we assist the client, brand, and architects with the project to develop integrated design solutions for all areas within the scope of work. Our firm partners with the project teams to implement established standards, working towards the client’s objectives to enhance the overall guest experience through the design.
Our team offers complete interior design services including concepting, design narratives, working drawings, site surveys and specifications packages to support purchasing. Our drawings sets include technical details required by each jurisdiction such as, code analysis, constructions details, elevations, reflected ceiling plans, millwork details, and specification schedules. In turn, this leads the project to successful tender coordination, permit and health applications.
BRANDS WE WORK WITH
DORIS HAGER - PRINCIPAL
Doris Hager is the founder and Principal of Hager Design International Inc. located in Vancouver, BC. She has been involved in the Interior Design business for over 30 years, founding Hager & Associates Inc, evolving the firm’s identity to Hager Design International Inc. (HDI) in 2014. She has gained invaluable experience working with international hospitality clients, handling roll-outs and developing ever evolving innovative design concepts.
Her extensive background has developed an impressive portfolio of projects across North America. Through experience, continuity and longstanding commitment to her clients, Doris has earned tremendous respect within the field and built long-lasting personal and professional relationships.
HDI specializes in hospitality, retail and senior living projects and has worked on over 1300 projects throughout North America since its inception. Many of the projects Doris has worked on have been recognized by the industry. The historic renovation at the 445 room Allerton Hotel in Chicago was an award winner, and Vancouver’s iconic 49th Parallel Coffee location brought recognition to the firm from the IDIBC awards. Additionally, HDI won the NEWH Top ID Firm 8 years in a row. Doris is a registered member of ARIDO, IDC, ASID, NEWH and is BCIN accredited.
"Doris is a creative, collaborative designer whose work is transformational. Her vast experience in hospitality projects enables her to envision the best for her clients. The consummate professional, she is a pleasure to work with."
SACHINDRA SHARMA, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, HALLMARK HOTELS
Zandro is a Senior Interior Designer with over 25 years of professional design experience. He is a graduate of Technological Institute of the Philippines and holds a BSc in Architecture and a Certificate in Urban Design from Simon Frasier University. Zandro oversees project scheduling, team management and design at HDI. His expertise lies in balancing the continuous demand for creative design solutions, with the challenging realities imposed by time, budget and corporate objectives and identities.
Zandro travels every chance he gets, and never leaves home without his sketchbook. He is responsible for other team members having songs from The Beatles and Star Wars stuck in their heads, and he doesn't feel the slightest bit guilty about it.
PARTNER & SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER
Karl is a Partner & Senior Interior Designer at Hager Design International Inc who has over 22 years design experience. He is a graduate of Algonquin College in Ottawa and has a Diploma of Interior Design where he is also a 2010 inductee of the college’s Hall of Fame for the School of Media and Design: Interior Design.
Karl’s background is in hospitality which included partnership in a restaurant formerly located in Whistler, BC, Canada. Karl has his NCIDQ qualification and is registered with the Interior Designers of Canada and the Interior Designer Institute of BC. He has also worked in Toronto and Bermuda as an Interior Designer.
When he isn't leading our restaurant division, Karl will most likely be watching soccer, playing tennis or playing beach volleyball with his family or taking photos. His passion for fine wines is equal to that of his passion for building code (no, not serious!!).
PARTNER & SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER
Janine has a passion for the creative arts and math. She possesses a Bachelor of Arts from UBC and furthered her education at Ryerson Polytechnic University, where she earned her Interior Design Degree. Part of the Hager team for over 10 years, she has worked on large-scale hotel and senior living projects, honing her creative and detail–oriented design skills. As a designer function is always foremost in her mind. She brings a wholistic approach to all her projects working closely with our clients to ensure a project functions beautifully, is aesthetically fantastic and cohesive, while meeting the budget requirements.
PARTNER & DESIGN DIRECTOR
Patrick has an extensive background in the design industry having delivered projects worldwide. He will lead our client relationships, strategy, and market growth.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT