Creating a sense of place is key in Resort and Hotel design. Understanding the essence of a location – its history, culture, and even local materials can be used to inform a design concept. Hospitality design as the name implies also must be welcoming, appealing, and comfortable while anticipating the heavy use that ensues. Jones Baker has worked on several branded properties including business hotels for Radison and Sheraton as well as a large Harlequinn Hotel and Resort property in the Caribbean.