Some anticipated trends that we’re already starting to see take shape include: - Storytelling: The rules are changing. Design isn’t driven by the new ‘it’ color or motif. Brands today integrate storytelling into every aspect of the property, from the public spaces to the guest rooms. This will continue to be important moving forward. - The pressure on luxury: The select-service and mid-tier brands have stepped up their design in a huge way over the last decade, putting the pressure on luxury to differentiate itself in a new way. - The disappearing front desk: We’ll be seeing how brands accommodate guests that want a human touch vs. those that want a tech-friendly check-in.