ROLE OF INTERIOR DESIGN IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY ( CASE STUDY CUTTING WROUGHT IRON)
The saying “good look is a good business” is no more a new thing in hospitality industries. The efficiency and effectiveness of an hospitality industry depends on how the interior design is been packaged. This research work examines the role of interior design in hospitality in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the industry. This research work try to check the effect and prospect of interior design and its social contribution to the hospitality industry, the project and increase it research for data collected which include interviews, questionnaire administration and personal observation. Findings reveal that interior designs play a good role in hospitality industry. However, the study recommends that interior design cannot be ignored in hospitality industry. Finally, advise were given on what form of colours pattern and texture that should be sued to enhance the productivity of the hospitality.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.1 Objective of Study
1.2 Statement of problem
1.3 Significance of Study
1.4 Scope of Study
1.5 Limitations of Study
1.7 Definition of Terms
2.0 Literature Review
2.1 Origin of the Hotel Industry
2.2 Hotel Design
2.3 The Design of Hotel Bedroom
2.4 Element of Interior Design
2.5 Furniture and Fixture in Interior Design
2.10 Factors affecting the use of Interior Design Materials
2.11 Goal of Design
3.0 Research Methodology
3.1 Method of Data Collection
3.2 Primary Source
3.3 Secondary Source
3.4 Problem Encountered in the Process of Data Collection
4.1 Data Presentation
4.2 Personal Observation
4.3 Presentation and Analysis of Data
4.4 Research Instrument
4.5 Data Analysis and Interpretation
4.6 Research Hypothesis testing
4.7 Testing Hypothesis
5.0 Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation
Interior design in hospitality industry is the style of decoration used in room. It is the frame work through which the prospective guests view the hospitality industry which include residential, establishment restaurants, fast foods, outlets and hotels.
In any residential establishment, the basic requirements for guest are food, drink and accommodation. The statement “that first impression last longer” is very true as the guest from his/her impression on entering decides if he/she will come back again. On arrival the guest enter the front office and gain the impression of the establishment from what can be seen mainly from the setups of the establishment, the decorations the interior decorations and as the guest move on his/her room has more time to explore the surroundings more closely. Also the guest takes a close look at the decorations finishing and decides if it is likely to meet with the requirements and provide satisfaction.
In the past, it was true that the room of a hotel should as far as possible give appearance of home away from home. But it is now realised that the guest who wants to feel at home expects so much difference in the way of decoration.
Design suitable for home often have a cold appearance and look very cool and attractive. Nowadays new architectural exterior and interior designs have been formulated to give the outside and the room a warm, friendly and luxury appearance. The role of interior design in hospitality cannot be underestimated as warm, colour good furniture attracts guest to hospitality industry like every other business organisation needs to maximise profit. This makes it necessary for the hospitality industry to pay strict attention to interior design.1.1 Objective of Study
The research is to examine the effect and prospect of interior design in the hospitality industry ands how interior has faired in the wake of its problem and whether interior design would be able to harness these challenge into opportunities that ensure growth and development.
To accomplish these aims, the study shall focus on the following objectives:
(a) To examine critically on the present development in interior design in hospitality industry
(b) To examine the effect and social contribution of interior design in hospitality industry
(c) To evaluate the profit income that interior design has brought into the hospitality industry1.2 Statement of problem
Interior design is an activity that every hotel should undertake so as to eliminate the danger of customer rejection of rooms. Most hotels do not have a policy for new interior décor as a result of this they find it difficult to have the customer patronisation and face the competition in the market.