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WE ARE A GLOBAL HOSPITALITY DESIGN STUDIO, REWRITING THE RULES FOR HOTEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. OUR DIVERSE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM SEAMLESSLY BLENDS WORLD-LEADING INTERIOR DESIGN WITH BEST PRACTICE PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO CREATE EXCEPTIONAL GUEST EXPERIENCES. WE ARE PIONEERS OF A FULLY INTEGRATED, END-TO-END APPROACH WHICH REDUCES RISK AND TIME ON EVERY PROJECT.

world-leading interiors

WE BELIEVE IN DESIGN THAT FORMS A SEAMLESS CONNECTION BETWEEN PEOPLE, PLACE AND CULTURE, CREATING BEAUTIFULLY LUXURIOUS INTERIOR EXPERIENCES.

seamless delivery

INTERIOR DESIGN EXECUTED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS, THROUGH METICULOUS CARE AND INNOVATIVE METHODS, IN SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER LOCATIONS.

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design philosophy

EVERY SPACE HAS ITS OWN STORY TO TELL. AND THOSE STORIES CAN BE TOLD POWERFULLY THROUGH UNIQUE INTERIOR DESIGN THAT FORMS A SEAMLESS CONNECTION BETWEEN PEOPLE, CULTURE AND PLACE. REFINED, TIMELESS LUXURY, ARRIVED AT THROUGH AN ARTISTIC UNDERSTANDING OF LIGHT, BALANCE AND FORM, CREATES AN UNFORGETTABLE AND EXQUISITE GUEST EXPERIENCE.

our studio

OUR DIVERSE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM BRINGS CREATIVITY, EXPERIENCE AND INNOVATION TO THE TABLE.

Global Leadership Team

Danielle is Design Principal for GDC. Based in London – and with responsibility for overseeing GDC teams globally. Danielle has extensive experience in the luxury hospitality and residential sectors and has delivered hotels world-wide with…

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DANIELLE SHARP

DESIGN PRINCIPAL

Danielle is Design Principal for GDC. Based in London – and with responsibility for overseeing GDC teams globally. Danielle has extensive experience in the luxury hospitality and residential sectors and has delivered hotels world-wide with a commitment to creating individual interiors.
She believes in a hands-on approach to design, leading projects from concept through to completion. Danielle has an exceptional understanding of the industry, a natural curiosity for travel and a passion for understated luxury and bespoke details ensuring each project is delivered with authenticity

DANIELLE SHARP

DESIGN PRINCIPAL

With 15 years’ experience in Hospitality, Terry has established a reputation in the industry for building relationships centred on creativity and problem solving. His entrepreneurial spirit saw him found Imagin Global in 2018 which has…

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TERRY HIBBERT

GLOBAL CLIENT RELATIONS & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

With 15 years’ experience in Hospitality, Terry has established a reputation in the industry for building relationships centred on creativity and problem solving. His entrepreneurial spirit saw him found Imagin Global in 2018 which has grown to be one of the leading lighting suppliers of the hospitality and residential sectors.
As also one of the founding shareholders of GDC Group, Terry is responsible for leading the global client partnerships, business development and creative teams across the company and works closely with the other shareholders to continue to deliver on GDC’s strategic goals.

TERRY HIBBERT

GLOBAL CLIENT RELATIONS & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Trent started his career in the Healthcare and Education sectors, as Project Manager, successfully running many projects in the APAC region. Delivering projects in these very sensitive environments has meant that Trent has gained an…

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TRENT MARTIN

GLOBAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR

Trent started his career in the Healthcare and Education sectors, as Project Manager, successfully running many projects in the APAC region. Delivering projects in these very sensitive environments has meant that Trent has gained an outstanding ability in identifying and resolving problems, without sacrificing on quality.
Based in the Sydney Studio, Trent is a committed member of the team who is level headed yet passionate, with an eye for detail and a client-focused approach, always ensuring efficient and timely delivery.

TRENT MARTIN

GLOBAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR

Emil is a construction industry professional with a broad depth of experience in project management. His attention to detail and client-centric approach have consistently resulted in superlative projects. Emil leads the global technical teams through…

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EMIL DEVENISH

SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Emil is a construction industry professional with a broad depth of experience in project management. His attention to detail and client-centric approach have consistently resulted in superlative projects.
Emil leads the global technical teams through all stages of project delivery including focused budget and schedule management for clients

EMIL DEVENISH

SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

As a senior accountant with over 10 years’ experience both practise and business side, Rowland leads our global finance discipline through continuous business improvement and driving value. Rowland spent 5 years leading the finance team…

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ROWLAND GEAR

FINANCE DIRECTOR

As a senior accountant with over 10 years’ experience both practise and business side, Rowland leads our global finance discipline through continuous business improvement and driving value. Rowland spent 5 years leading the finance team at Unispace across Europe which added to his depth of knowledge in the construction sector. His hard work, humour and passion play a large part in inspiring his teams.

ROWLAND GEAR

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Bobby is an experienced Client Relationship Director for GDC with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality market. With an focused interest and passion for the hotel industry globally, he has worked on the…

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BOBBY GRAY

CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR

Bobby is an experienced Client Relationship Director for GDC with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality market. With an focused interest and passion for the hotel industry globally, he has worked on the refurbishment and delivery of some of the most prestigious 4 & 5 star properties throughout Europe.
As one GDC’s founding Directors, the desire is to continue working closely with hotel owners and operators in realising the true potential of every new hotel development and refurbishment. This is the key to creating perfect guest destinations.

BOBBY GRAY

CLIENT PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR

Our People

DANIELLE SHARP

DESIGN PRINCIPAL

JAMES MARTIN

CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS DIRECTOR - APAC

ORLA DOMICAN

ASSOCIATE INTERIOR DESIGN

ALI POWELL

HOSPITALITY STRATEGY CONSULTANT

JULIA BIALAS

SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER - EMEA

CLIFF GRAY

PROJECTS DIRECTOR - EMEA

DAVID GRAY

CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

ORLA DESMOND

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

LIAM CROWE

INTERIOR DESIGNER

CHAD KENNERLEY

MARKETING MANAGER - APAC

ROYCE HARRIS

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - APAC

KAREN MITCHELL

HR DIRECTOR

MITCH BANKS

INTERIOR DESIGNER

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