Tarek Hegazy, AIA,SIR/SAR, Principal & Creative Director, Living Design, Sweden
With a long and illustrious career with over 23 years of experience, Tarek has more than 100 projects in his portfolio, the majority being 5 star hotels. He joined Living Design in 1999, rose through the company and, in 2006, became the Principal and Creative Director of the company.
His company, Living Design, a Swedish based International Interior Design firm established in 1984 is considered by its peers to be one of the leading interior design and turn key suppliers in Europe and Scandinavia with more than 250 hotel projects successfully completed to-date. Living Design has earned over 120 awards for their hotels and is considered a top ranked interior design firm within the hospitality, high end residential and commercial sectors.They have successfully completed projects on all four continents, and for some of the most prestigious hotel brands across Europe, Russia, the Middle East and the US.
Tarek has also conceived and launched Living Design Development, with Living Hotel as the first concept hotel currently under development in Sweden.
Prior to Living Design, Tarek served as a Senior Designer with the Ruler’s Office in Dubai, contributing to some of the early major hotel developments in Dubai such as the Dusit Hotel, the Emirates Towers and the Burj Al Arab. He has also served at various other major top design companies earlier in his career.
Current projects include: The Intercontinental Davos; Kempinski Hotels in Geneva, Minsk and Cairo, as well as The Swissotel Budva in Montenegro. Other high end residential projects in Saudi Arabia, Sweden and the US complete the current portfolio.