Can Faik
Editor at SPACE and Hotel Spec

Can is an award-winning journalist and the editor of both SPACE and Hotel Spec, the world’s leading authorities on international hotel design. He is renowned for his far-ranging perspective on the hospitality industry worldwide and as the go-to guy for news, trends and developments.

A frequent globetrotter, Can travels the world to visit the latest luxury hotel openings and has interviewed a large number of acclaimed designers, hotel owners and CEOs. He has been a consultant for BBC One’s The Apprentice, is a board member for the Hospitality Industry Network – NEWH, regularly chairs debates, guest speaks at leading hospitality events, and has written forewords for international designers AB Concept and Marcel Wanders’ latest books.

Regarded a close personal friend as well as an authority on hotel design to many leading industry figures, Can has connected designers and hoteliers for some noteworthy collaborations.

Speaking on the topic of design in hotels, Can says: “For me, a great hotel is the ultimate marriage of style and comfort. A place where I feel my every need has been unobtrusively anticipated.”