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About Mona Hussein : Mona Hussein is the creative force behind her Cairo-based design office Mona Hussein Design House. Discovering her passion for design, she first launched a lighting showroom in 1993 for which she did both the interior design and the products. Honing her knack for interior design, she then established her design house which has now expanded into architecture, landscape, furniture design and branding. As a designer Mona Hussein understands the importance of creating unique and inspiring spaces for her clients, whether the project is residential or commercial, interior design or landscaping. "It is understanding a client's vision for their project and then translating that into a functional design that makes this job so gratifying." Being part of an award winning project "Designopolis", Mona Hussein has made her mark on many of Egypt's most elegant homes, hotels and commercial projects. Amongst her most prevalent projects is the design of Cilantro, Egypt's renowned and international coffee house brand. Some of the firms other great accomplishments include many of El Gouna and Makadi Bay residences and hotels , as well as commercial projects which include Sodic's Sales Centers, Allegria mock up villas, to mention but a few. Leading a creative and ambitious team of designers, Mona Hussein keeps the creative juices flowing by encouraging the team to seek inspiration from the smallest of details and always to innovate. Sharing with them the most recent developments in the international design scene ensures the team remains stimulated and continually evolving.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Anything that comes to life must have a story by its creator. It must obtain a history that lead to its existence, a journey that values its purpose and a humbleness in its final deliverance.

ORGANIZATION:
Mona Hussein Design House & Mahally with Mona Hussein

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Interior designer Construction, fittings, housing

EDUCATION:
American University in Cairo

EXPERIENCE:
Mona Hussein is the creative force behind her Cairo-based design office Mona Hussein Design House. Discovering her passion for design, she first launched a lighting showroom in 1993 for which she did both the interior design and the products. Honing her knack for interior design, she then established her design house which has now expanded into architecture, landscape, furniture design and branding.
As a designer Mona Hussein understands the importance of creating unique and inspiring spaces for her clients, whether the project is residential or commercial, interior design or landscaping.
"It is understanding a client's vision for their project and then translating that into a functional design that makes this job so gratifying."
Being part of an award winning project "Designopolis", Mona Hussein has made her mark on many of Egypt's most elegant homes, hotels and commercial projects. Amongst her most prevalent projects is the design of Cilantro, Egypt's renowned and international coffee house brand. Some of the firms other great accomplishments include many of El Gouna and Makadi Bay residences and hotels , as well as commercial projects which include Sodic's Sales Centers, Allegria mock up villas, to mention but a few.
Leading a creative and ambitious team of designers, Mona Hussein keeps the creative juices flowing by encouraging the team to seek inspiration from the smallest of details and always to innovate. Sharing with them the most recent developments in the international design scene ensures the team remains stimulated and continually evolving.

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2010, Mahally with Mona Hussein, Designopolis in Egypt

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2011,Symposium I, SODIC, Cairo, Egypt
2012, Symposium II, SODIC, Cairo, Egypt

EVENTS:
2014, Designers Mania, Landmoarkhotel, New Cairo

AWARDS:
2012 - 2013, Golden A' design award in the furniture, decorative items and homeware design category,.
2013-2014, A' design award in lighting products and lighting projects design category.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2010, Obelisque Magazine, Design, Culure and Travel, Egypt.
2011, ElBiet Magazine, Egypt
2012, ElBiet Magazine, Egypt
2013, Wallpaper* Magazine, London
2014, CEO Insider, Life..redefined!, Egypt
2014, El Biet Magazine, Egypt
2014, Cairo East, Egypt

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2012, GUC Lecture, Cairo, Egypt

ACCOLADES:
2013, international association OF designers.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English and Arabic

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Microsoft Office, Auto Cad , 3D Max, Photoshop, and Illustrator

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2012, GUC Workshop, Cairo, Egypt
2013, Charity Workshop, Egypt

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
Symposium I in SODIC, Cairo, Egypt 2011 "Egyptian Revolution"
Symposium II in SODIC, Cairo, Egypt 2013 "Art for Function"

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
International Association Designers Member (IAD)
http://www.iaod.net/member-details.php?u=117962

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
Mirror Competition in SODIC, Cairo. Egypt, 2012

HOBBIES:
Walking, Music, Reading, Desert Camping and Cooking.

CLIENTELE:
Jotun,T.G.I Friday's, Cilantro Coffee Shop, Sodic, Orascom, Seoudi, Crystal Asfour etc.

WEB SITE:
www.monahussein.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.monahussein.com

RSS URL:
www.monahussein.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2012-07-16 02:09:51

COUNTRY:
Egypt

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Mona Hussein


Ripple Applique

A' Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2013
Mona Hussein for Mahally
Positive and Negative Paravent

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2012
Mona Hussein

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