Series 1


07 Episode: Hospitality Design with Gordon Mackay

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On this episode of 2 Designers & A Podcast, we’re talking to Gordon Mackay, Co-Founder and Director of Strategy at mackaywong, about creating memorable guest experiences, creative outdoor dining solutions, and Instagram’s influence on the hospitality design industry.

About the Guest

Over his 30 year career with mackaywong, Gordon has designed many award-winning spaces for the world’s best restaurant, hotel, and casino brands. As an adamant believer in the value of shared human experience and the notion of “social architecture”, Gordon ensures all projects at mackaywong creatively facilitate human interactions. He is also frequently asked to share his insights on current or upcoming trends with various hotel, restaurant, and gaming publications.

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Mackaywong, outdoor dining, hospitality design, restaurant design, social architecture


Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design (FAAD)

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Original Publication Citation

McNair, S. & Sarmatiuk, M. (Hosts). (2021). 2 designers & a podcast [Audio podcast]. Sheridan College.