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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

INTERIOR DESIGN

Our firm is comprised of a multifaceted and highly experienced team  of interior designers offering  high quality professional services   available worldwide.

2024

MUSE HOTEL AWARDS

Gold Winner, City Hotel - Homewood Suites Charlotte (First Ward), North Carolina

 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023

NEWH TopID - VANCOUVER CHAPTER

Top Hospitality Interior Design Firm, Vancouver, British Columbia

2021, 2022

BULLDOG 100 - UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (UGA)

Bulldog 100 celebrates the top 100 fastest growing organizations owned or operated by UGA Alumni Association

2020

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

2018

HOTELIER - THE DESIGN AWARD

50-200 Rooms - Renovated  Space Design for Holiday Inn Winnipeg South, Winnipeg

2014

NORTHWEST DESIGN AWARDS

Hospitality Category

1st Place - 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, Vancouver, British Columbia

2nd  Place - De Dutch Pannekoek House, Vancouver, British Columbia 

2013

IDIBC SHINE AWARDS 

Food & Beverage Category

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

2013

RENOVATION WINNER

InterContinental Hotels Group

Holiday Inn Express Kelowna Conference Center, British Columbia 

2001

ARIDO AWARD OF EXCELLENCE SILVER

The Body Shop (Toronto Eatons Centre), Toronto, Ontario 

2001

HOTELWORLD AND HOTEL DESIGN

Best Guestroom Design - Full-Service, Allerton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

OUR TEAM

AWARDS

HDI is a boutique design firm delivering design strategies that exceed expectations by turning our clients’ vision into reality. 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 Tumaliuan

Zandro boasts over 25 years of professional design expertise as a Senior Interior Designer.. He earned his B.Sc in Architecture from the Technological Institute of the Philippines and obtained a Certificate in Urban Design from Simon Fraser University. At HDI, Zandro takes charge of project scheduling, team leadership, and design direction. His forte lies in harmonizing the perpetual need for innovative design solutions with the pragmatic constraints of time, budget, and corporate objectives.

Zandro seizes every opportunity to travel and never leaves home without his sketchbook. He's known for getting The Beatles and Star Wars songs stuck in his colleagues' heads, and he doesn't feel the slightest bit guilty about it.

PARTNER & SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER

    Karl Travis

    Karl brings over 22 years of design experience to the team. He graduated from Algonquin College in Ottawa with a Diploma in Interior Design and a 2010 Inductee of his Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame for the School of Media and Design.

     

    Karl's expertise lies in hospitality design, and he previously co-owned a restaurant in Whistler, BC, Canada. He holds the NCIDQ certification and is a registered member of both the Interior Designers of Canada and the Interior Designers Institute of BC. Karl has also practiced interior design in Toronto and Bermuda.

    When he isn't leading our restaurant division, you can likely find Karl watching soccer, playing tennis or 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

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    Janine Anderson

    Janine’s passion for both the creative arts and mathematics shines through her academic and professional journey. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC and furthered her education at Ryerson Polytechnic University, where she earned her Interior Design Degree.

    With over a decade of experience as part of the Hager team, she has contributed to large-scale hotel and senior living projects, refining her creative and detail-oriented design skills. Janine prioritizes functionality in her designs and collaborates closely with clients to ensure projects are both aesthetically pleasing and cohesive while meeting budgetary requirements.

    PARTNER & DESIGN DIRECTOR

      Karen Martin

      Karen brings over 25 years of extensive experience to HDI, most recently as a principal in her own design firm for over 15 years.  She prioritizes building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and stakeholders. Through personalized engagement strategies and attentive client service, Karen fosters trust and loyalty, resulting in enhanced client satisfaction.

       

      Through effective communication across diverse stakeholder groups, from C-suite executives to frontline staff, Karen brings exceptional negotiation skills and a diplomatic approach. She navigates complex business negotiations and design variations to achieve win-win outcomes.

       

      Karen is a visionary leader with a proven ability to drive sustainable growth and profitability in global business environments. With a strategic mindset, cross-functional expertise, and a passion for innovation, Karen remains poised to make significant contributions to any client's success in the global marketplace.

      DIRECTOR, GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

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