Hedayat Islam Taymour
Founder at Jam Space UK and Founding Partner, Eklego Design
United Kingdom (UK)
After working for twenty years in residential and commercial interior design projects as Eklego Design’s founding partner, Hedayat moved to London with her family. The reinterpretation and integration of traditional Egyptian forms and elements in her pieces and spaces has been a recurrent theme in her work. Hedayat has received various awards for the work she led for the boat, Nubia Nile Dahabeyya, Forty West Apartments and two residential projects in Egypt. Her projects have also been published in various books and magazines. Hedayathas a degree in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design and a BA in Political Science with a minor in Fine Arts from the American University in Cairo. She has also completed extensive course work in the field of Islamic Art and Architecture. Hedayat continues to pursue her passion through projects and her own line of fabrics and wallpapers with both Eklego Design and Jam Space UK.