about maliha nishat
Dubai-based interior designer, Maliha Nishat, has joined Marriott’s Global Design team as the Director of Interior Design to overlook projects for the MEA region from concept to completion. Maliha Nishat, previously Design Director at dwp | design worldwide partnership and HBA | Hirsch Bedner Associates is an award winning designer with international experience. Maliha brings passion and sound knowledge of design with over 18 years of direct experience focused on hospitality. Starting from one of the most rapidly growing cities in the world – Dubai; sound knowledge of projects in Australia, and high end projects across Asia, Maliha works alongside the regions most talented design professionals to integrate concepts of various design influences and offer creativity, versatility and innovative design solutions. Nishat is highly experienced in hospitality design and an influencer in the Middle East hospitality design market. Nishat handles independent design, conceptualization and coordination of directed design, works on large scale, high profile projects from inception to completion. In 2015 she was awarded the Best MENA Interior Designer of the Year at the Commercial Interior Design Awards.