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THDP Finalists for Indigo Venice Hotel - hotel Public space Design


THDP are happy to announce that we are finalists for Indigo® Venice - Hotel Public Space Design. The Hotel Indigo® Venice - Sant’Elena is newly opened as of April 2019 and is an exciting addition to the THDP portfolio. We were appointed in spring 2018 by H.n.h. Hotels & Resorts S.p.A to be their Interior Designer for the first Hotel Indigo® in Venice, a popular and iconic location. See the full project on our Hotels Page.

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THDP are winners !

THDP WIN Best restaurant design at The International Hotel & Property Awards 2019


THDP win Best Restaurant Design Europe for Aürt Restaurant at the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona, well done to all the team at the hotel as well as wonderful Artur Martinez, Al Martin, Jeremy Whyntie & Elia Antonioudaki at Global Design Services + Currie Brown Project Managers and all the fit out contractors - more news follow!

THDP win best restaurant design at the International Hotel & Property Awards 2019

THDP win best restaurant design at the International Hotel & Property Awards 2019

creating exceptional experiences

Hotels, Residences, Restaurants, Bars & Products




If you need your guests to have an unforgettable experience, THDP has the expertise to deliver beautiful results.




We have extensive experience designing interiors for hotels, restaurants & residences let us help you create products to light, furnish & decorate them. 




If you are looking to create your perfect home or project THDP can help you deliver a beautiful interior on time and on budget. 




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Creating remarkable Hotels

"We might be known as designers but we rarely just design. We are creators".  Nicholas Hickson Partner

We are creators of the exceptional.  We create enduring concepts which evolve into compelling hotels. We create captivating spaces and extraordinary adventures for guests.  We create beautiful hotels that thrive on their local culture and heritage.  We create intelligent interiors, planning every detail and designing from first principles to be profitable.  Welcoming to the guest, and inspiring their loyalty. Sustainable and successful. 

We are organisers, planners, developers and managers - inspiring through our professionalism and experience, team unity and trust. We are decision makers and risk takers, defying the ordinary and delivering the outstanding.  

We are award winning.

not just designers but creators

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THDP Award Winning Italian & UK designers.

with our heart in Italy - and offices in London.

The Hickson Design Partnership is a UK & Italian, Architecture and Interior Design practice specialising in; hospitality, high end residential projects, product design & also creative product consultancy. 

THDP was established in 2004 by partners Nicholas Hickson and Manuela Mannino their goal to bring together some of Britain’s & Italy’s diverse design talents and to serve the most prestigious International clients.

THDP was founded when we were commissioned to undertake the interior design for the Olympic Hotel Project ‘Pragelato Village Resort and Spa’ in Italy.  The resort was already partly under construction and was to be the only Five Star resort of its kind in the Italian Alps with its own Alpine Spa.  The resort opened for 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.

Since then THDP have gone on to design many other hotels and residential interiors in; Italy, Poland, Russia, Israel, France and the United Kingdom.

Manuela is now Tutor at the Chelsea College of Arts for their Hotel Interior Design Short Course, an appointment that has stimulated our office, and engaged us with upcoming trends, hotels owners and operators.



CREATIVE approach

Our approach springs from an endless creative curiosity.  

We are a multidisciplinary company, equally comfortable engaging in the planning, consulting, creating and developing as well as the execution of both Interior and Architectural projects. By providing customised client led solutions and a progressive approach, our creative team aims to be flexible able to react to the different demands of our diverse client base.

We offer a diverse range of services to clients in major hospitality businesses, developers and private clients.  Our aim is to develop a creative partnership between the client and the designer, forging visionary project.

THDP is responsible for ethical selection of materials and suppliers, directly involved in the selection, quality and budget control and of the project through its life.


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