• “Navigate’s unique approach to design focuses on brand-centric, immersive experiences, and the firm strives to ‘materialize the identity of a venue from the interior of the physical space, through to the digital space, digital marketing and design,’”

    Maher Murshed, Canadian Lodging News

  • “When you do a restaurant design you always think of the flow. It used to be more about having the bar and dining room separate. Nowadays, the floor is more bar-oriented. People want energy and want to dine and drink in the same space,”

    Ken Lam, Hotel Business

  • “The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai—the world’s tallest hotel—may evoke grandiosity, but its latest restaurant brings it back down to earth with an atmosphere that balances residential-style comfort with Old World opulence. Toronto-based studio Navigate Design transformed the hotel’s 11,000-square-foot 68th floor to accommodate Weslodge, the eccentric yet homey dining concept overlooking the city.”

    The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Hospitality Design

  • “The designers drew from a formidable bag of tricks. These include twirling a giant spiral staircase around a cascading chandelier, installing a curvaceous 35-foot bar of satin lacquer and hand-carved wood scallops, and curling banquette lounges against giant mirrors with hand-applied gold leaf and digitally printed mermaid tails.”


  • “Despite being in business a mere two years, Toronto-based Navigate Design has, in that short time, cultivated an enviable roster of prestigious clients, worked on high-profile projects, and won a design award.”

    Canadian Lodging News

Who Are We?

Navigate is an award winning design studio that brings brands to life.

To do it, we transform spaces into destinations, using a blend of passion and process we call Integrated Inspiration– a fresh take on design that aligns every facet of a project to express the soul of a brand.

Combining the hands-on, collaborative approach of a boutique, with a limitless global reach, our experienced team of creative technologists and designers create iconic aesthetics for hospitality, retail, and residential projects, from North America to the Middle East.