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Tarek Hegazy

CEO & Creative Director, Living Design

With a long and illustrious career with over 35 years of experience, and numerous prestigious projects in his portfolio, resulting in more than 420 plus projects, the majority being 5-star hotels, Tarek Hegazy joined Living Design in 1999 and has since then gradually risen to become the CEO and Creative Director of the company since 2006.

His company, Living Design, the oldest ID company in Scandinavia, a Swedish based International Interior Design firm established in 1984 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024 is considered by its peers to be one of the leading Interior Design studios in Europe and Scandinavia with more than 400+ hotel projects completed to date. Living Design has earned over 120 awards for its hotels and is considered a top-ranked interior design firm within the hospitality, high-end residential and commercial projects.

During his time at the helm of Living Design, the company has grown to be a leading design player within its field. This all-encompassing role has given him the impetus to develop a much stronger work and cooperation ethic with all key players involved within this industry. From clients, investors and operators, he continuously assists them in their comfort and ease of use with the facilities he creates, and of course, with his team of professionals. Living Design has achieved a large number of projects in all 4 continents and for some of the most prestigious hotel brands across Europe, the Middle East and the US.

Before Living Design, Mr. Hegazy has also served at various major companies in his career all of them from the top 100 in architecture & Design.

Living Design currently has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden with other offices in Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland and a liaison office in Cairo with eye on expanding to Saudi Arabia in 2024.

Mr. Hegazy is a member of the Swedish Architekt Association, The American Institute of Architects (AIA), the International Interior Designers Association (IIDA), NEWH The hospitality Network, as well as the Egyptian syndicate of Engineers

Mr. Hegazy has lectured and continue to lecture about Interior Design and industry future topics to prestigious bodies including the AIA, The Chinese Institute of Architects, the UN Environment Summit, and several governmental bodies and investment conference across the globe in addition to design conferences and is considered as one of the top executives in the Hospitality. He has won numerous awards in Design and his work has been featured regularly in different reputable publications.