Maria Katsarou-Vafiadis
Founder & Creative Director, MKV Design

MKV Design is an internationally admired, award-winning interior architecture and design practice specialising in the hospitality sector. The company is recognised for its authentic design which celebrates the location of each project, bringing this into the interiors in a considered manner. Skilful space planning, the use of the finest new and traditional materials, layers of texture, original pieces by artisans and artists and the skilful integration of the latest technology are all signatures of an MKV project. The design team relishes opportunities to create unforgettable destinations and outstanding hotels where each space goes well beyond the expected.

MKV Design was founded in London by Maria Katsarou-Vafiadis in 2000. Today, she and her team work with a wide range of clients – property developers, private owners and hotel operators – who share their commitment to excellence and their pursuit of the extraordinary. Current/recent projects include: Bürgenstock Resort; Sheraton Grand Park Lane; Royal Savoy Hotel, Lausanne; a Luxury Collection hotel in Budapest; Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki; and Royal Hideaway Corales Hotel & Suites in Tenerife.