Karen Hay
Founder & Creative Director at IN-Dulge

With 25 years of solid design experience in the design industry, covering UK, Asia and the Middle East, Karen was formerly the co-founder and Director of Stickman Tribe Ltd, a Dubai and Hong Kong based design firm. Remaining based in Hong Kong, she established IN-dulge in 2016 with a cutting edge focus on Interiors for Hospitality, specialising in Interior Design and Brand development for hotels, resorts, spas, restaurant and bars.

Recognized for her successful, and award winning, projects and armed with an in-depth understanding of the Asian and Middle east markets, Karen now leads the IN-dulge team to continued success with many of the world’s leading hospitality and leisure hotels and resorts including; Hilton hotels, Intercontinental Hotels, Accor Hotel Group, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Langham Hotels, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Karen has been involved with numerous international events as a guest speaker including To The Table, Hi-Design, Concepts Middle East, Asia Pacific Design Annual Congress. Karen has also addressed both the full team of F&B directors and leaders for Starwood hotels, Anantara Hotels, and Hilton hotels at their annual AGM meetings, on the subject of “Food & Beverage trends”.

After many years in the design business and having been honoured with numerous design awards including the AHDA (Asia Hotel Design Award) IIDA (International Interior Design Award), HKRIDA (Hong Kong Restaurant Interior Design Awards) AIA (American Institute of Architect’s Hong Kong Chapter Honour Award), APID (Asia Pacific Interior Design Award), Chartered Society of Designers Award and the Hong Kong Design Award, Karen understands the importance of not only unique design but quality service and expertise.