Name: Mohamed El Abagy
Company: DAR Designs
Position within company: CEO & CO Founder.
Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc)
DAR Designs was founded by two professionals & very innovative partners; Arch Mohamed El Abagy & Arch Ibrahim Gomaa in 2007. Ever since it’s foundation DAR Designs has proven its ability to succeed & achieve a lot of growth and experience.
How would you describe your personal interior design style?
We are not committed to a specific style and we are capable of unique designs in all styles. However we do prefer contemporary design.
Where does your design inspiration come from?
Generally every single thing in nature is a source of inspiration to us. Our client’s interests, identity and dreams also inspire us, as each client owns a dream that we do our best to achieve with a charming touch.
In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
It is moving toward the modern style however it depends on the taste of each person.
Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2018 and beyond.
-Trendy colour schemes
-Modern in an elegant touch
If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to interior design schemes, what would it be?
“Less is more” – Mies van der Rohe.
How important are The International Design and Architecture Awards as recognition of talent and achievement?
The International Design and Architecture Awards is a very reputable & honourable awards that will add a lot of benefits and credibility to our existence while also adding value to our firm.
What projects are you currently working on?
We are currently involved in a number of projects ranging from residential, commercial and retail.
What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
To spread in different parts of the world and to have a global ranking.
Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself and your daily inspirations:
Your most treasured possession?
Interior designing, healthy lifestyle , workout
Your favourite holiday destination?
Your favourite hotel, restaurant & bar?
Your favourite book, film & song?
The Secret, The Godfather & all Sylvester’s movies
Your favourite food and drink?
Healthy food and drink generally
Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
If you weren’t a designer, what would you be?
Anything else interesting?