about living design

"WE UNDERSTAND OUR CLIENTS’ BUSINESS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF BRAND PERCEPTION ALONGSIDE WITH THEIR BUDGETS. WE ARE CREATING ENVIROMENTS TO BE ENJOYED BY OUR CLIENTS' CUSTOMERS: THE REAL PEOPLE."

As a result of our vast experience, Living Design uses its expertise on all aspects of the design process, as an asset that both serves our clients’ needs and establishes their image in a competitive market.

Being a world-renowned design company, it is important that we are skilled in professional project management to meet our clients’ deadlines. Experience taught us what to anticipate so we can manage projects better. Using the best and the most advanced and updated technologies, the Living Design team can provide the highest level of service to its clients in different industries around the world.

Our design solutions are created in close collaboration with our clients and are manufactured through direct contact with skilled designers and craftsmen. The results are functional, pleasing to the eye and of the highest quality interiors.

Living design was incorporated in Stockholm, Sweden more than 30 years ago and has since grown from being a provincial interior design company to one of Europe’s leading interior design studios, having completed over 270 international projects in the hospitality industry.

WE AIM TO PROVIDE THE VERY BEST QUALITY, COUPLED WITH THE MOST FUNCTIONAL SOLUTION TAILORED TO OUR CLIENTS' UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS.

company profile

LIVING DESIGN IS A SWEDISH BASED INTERNATIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN COMPANY WITH AN UNPARALLELED REPUTATION ACROSS EUROPE IN THE INDUSTRY THAT THRIVES ON PERFECTION.

For more than 30 years, Living Design – first through its founder Lars Malmqvist and now through its current CEO Tarek Hegazy – has consistently honed the skills of the best design talents available from across Europe to provide our clients with a service that is second to none.

By providing such customized services for clients and endlessly seeking a progressive approach to design, the company offers a wide range of innovative and creative services. We forge positive relationships and bring together art, architecture and interior design.

"BE THE BEST. DELIVER THE BEST."

awards

Adlon Kempinski Hotel, Berlin, Germany
The World’s Best Hotels 2013 by Travel+Leisure
World’s Best Places To Stay by Condé Nast Traveler (US) 2013
Top 20 Overseas Business Hotels by Condé Nast Traveller Magazine (UK) 2013
Top 20 Hotels in Northern Europe by Condé Nast Traveler (US) 2013
World Travel Awards Europe's Leading Business Hotel 2013 & 2012
World Travel Awards Germany's Leading Hotel 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007 & 2005
World Travel Awards Germany's Leading Conference Hotel 2012, 2011 & 2010
World's Leading Luxury Historic Hotel World Travel Awards 2011
Germany's Leading Business Hotel 2007
Corvinus Kempinski Budapest, Hungary
Best Business Hotel in Eastern Europe by Business Traveler UK 2017
Hungary’s Leading Hotel 2017 & Hungary’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017 by World Travel Awards
Business Traveler Hungary Business Excellence 2017
Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 & 2015:  Top Hotels in Central Europe by Condé Nast Travelers
Superbrands 2017 by Kempinski
World Travel Awards Hungary's Leading Business Hotel 2016 & 2014
Fine Restaurants Award ÉS Bisztró – One of the best restaurants in Budapest 2016
Five-Star Hotel of Year 2015 by the Hungarian Hotel and Restaurant Association (Magyar Szállodák és Éttermek Szövetsége)
World Travel Awards Hungary’s Leading Spa Resort 2015
Luxury Travel Guide Awards Luxury Hotel of the Year 2015
Grand Kempinski Geneva, Switzerland
Le Spa by Resense at Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva Switzerland's Best Hotel Spa 2017 & 2016
Switzerland's Leading Hotel Suite 2016
Switzerland's Leading Business Hotel 2015, 2012, 2009 & 2005
Switzerland's Leading Hotel Residences 2013/ 2014

Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras, Slovakia
Best Historical Hotel, International Hospitality Awards 2016
Best Spa Hotel by International Hospitality Awards 2016
Kempinski Cathedral Square Vilnius, Lithuania
The Best Hospitality Service Provider in Lithuania 2017
World Spa Awards Lithuania's Best Hotel Spa 2017, 2015, 2014 & 2013
Busche Verlag , Hotel des Jahres 2014
Hotel Manager des Jahres 2014 & 2013
Bayerisches Umweltsiegel in Gold – awarded by Bayerisches Umweltministerium
Best Service Excellence & Europe´s Leading Grand Hotel - awarded by Senses
Lithuania's Leading Business Hotel 2017
Lithuania's Leading Hotel 2017, 2016, 2014 & 2013
Lithuania's Leading Hotel Suite 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014
Intercontinental Resort & SPA Davos, Switzerland
Best Winter Hotel 2015
World’s Leading New Hotel 2014
World’s Best New Ski Hotel
Virtuoso Luxury Travel Network
Newcomer of the Year 2014

Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo, Egypt
Egypt’s Best Hotel Spa 2017
Editor’s Choice award in World-Class hospitality 2017 & 2016
Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski awarded by EarthCheck 2017

partners

Perkins eastman
architecture

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Light vessel
Automatic

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porcelanosa

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management

Tarek Hegazy,
AIA- SAR/MSA

Principal & Creative Director

Urban Larsson

Financial Director

NEELIMA PODTAR

SENIOR ARCHITECT

LISA LIM

SENIOR 3D VISUALIZER

HAI VO

SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER

STEPHANIE PONSA

ARCHITECT & INTERIOR DESIGNER

ALEKSANDRA WIATR

INTERIOR DESIGNER
& FF&E SPECIFIER

AIDA HEGAZY

DEPUTY BOARD MEMBER,
DIGITAL MEDIA & PR

NINA HEGAZY

DEPUTY BOARD MEMBER,
SUSTAINABILITY

Hashem Kasken

Interior Design Intern

Pauline Sapin

Interior Design Intern
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