Maliha Nishat

Maliha Nishat

Maliha Nishat

Design director at dwp and this year’s CID Interior Designer of the Year Award winner, Maliha Nishat started her career in Dubai after obtaining a degree at The American University in Dubai in Interior Architecture in 2000. Since then, Nishat has been working in Australia, Asia and the Middle East, specialising in hospitality and high-end residential design. Described as a “clearly excellent leader”, the judges for the CID Award commented that Nishat’s “incredible designs and interior spaces represent the best of what the hospitality design industry has to offer.” Her recent projects include W Hotel and Residences on The Palm Dubai, Doubletree Hilton in Business Bay, Dubai, Radisson Blu Creek in Dubai and Zabeel residences.