Global Design Achievements Celebrated at Exclusive LIV Hospitality Awards Ceremony in Budapest’s Iconic Venue.

The LIV Hospitality Design Awards brought together some of the brightest and most accomplished designers to celebrate outstanding achievements in the industry. The award ceremony was a fantastic opportunity for professionals and emerging talents to connect and spotlight the industry’s finest.

From left to right: ED407 Lido Sofa by Studio Paolo Ferrari, photo credit: Dion Yu Yan Lin, Punto by Sofia von Hauske, Kaef armchair by Arseniy Brodach

Budapest, Hungary – The LIV Hospitality Design Awards celebrated the winners of the 2020 – 2021 and 2022 edition at an exclusive ceremony held on the 14th of April 2023 at in Budapest, Hungary. The event was a momentous occasion to recognize and honor the exceptional achievements of hospitality design professionals from all corners of the world. The stunning Four Seasons Gresham Palace, known for its rich cultural heritage and Art Nouveau architecture, provided the perfect backdrop with its luxurious blend of Hungarian and European design elements, opulent interiors, and breathtaking stained glass windows.

The ceremony was presided over by Astrid Hebert and Hossein Farmani, co-founders of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards. The winners were presented with their trophies to resounding applause from the guests, as they took the stage to bask in the recognition of their achievements. Adding to the prestige of the occasion were Monika Moser and Tarek Hegazy, distinguished jury members of the LIV Awards, who invited winners to the stage to receive their well-deserved recognition. Monika Moser, a “hotelier at heart,” with over 25 years of operational hospitality industry experience, brought a unique cultural perspective and deep understanding of luxury hotel service to the event. Tarek Hegazy, with his long and illustrious career spanning over 33 years, and as the CEO and Creative Director of Living Design, one of the leading Interior Design studios in Europe and Scandinavia, brought a wealth of expertise to the panel.

Astrid Hebert commented on the significance of the awards: “The LIV Hospitality Design Awards ceremony was an extraordinary gathering of the most talented and creative designers in the industry. The atmosphere was electric, and it was inspiring to see such a high level of innovation and artistry on display. The event brought together an incredible mix of designers, architects, and industry professionals, and I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who attended and made it such a memorable occasion.

The evening celebration featured presentations of the “Design of the Year” winning projects, followed by a cocktail reception, where attendees had the opportunity to meet the winners, jury members, press representatives, and the organizing team. It provided an ideal setting for guests to network and build new professional connections, cementing the awards’ status as a premier platform for the hospitality design industry. The event was attended by industry leaders, including Pure Design Studio, winners of the title of Architectural Design of the Year 2022, an Architecture Office firm centered around Hospitality Architecture – YOD Group from Kyiv, Ukraine, talented designers from COR London Studio, Scott Whittaker, Group Creative Director and chair of dwp’s design council, Mansoor Al Harbi, Emerging Architect of the Year 2022, and many more.

Vertical City by Xinyu Li

Bringing together over 120 talented architects and designers from around the globe, the LIV Hospitality Design Awards ceremony was a truly international affair, with participants hailing from 22 countries including the USA, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Laos, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Austria, and Vietnam, among others. The LIV Hospitality Design Awards ceremony was a resounding success, celebrating the exceptional achievements of the winners and showcasing the excellence of the hospitality industry. The event left attendees feeling inspired and excited about the future of design, and it was a testament to the power of creativity and innovation in shaping the world around us. For more information on how to enter, please visit

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About the LIV Hospitality Design Awards:


LIV Hospitality Design Awards ( recognize excellence in hospitality architecture, interior design, and guest experiences on a global scale. The mission of the LIV Hospitality Design Awards is to celebrate the quality and diversity of the architectural ventures and interior design projects shaping the worldwide hospitality industry today. The program was launched in 2020 and is an inclusive platform, pursuing and rewarding exceptional projects within LIVING and EATING spaces.


LIV Awards is a sibling program of the LIT Lighting Design Award (LIT), SIT Furniture Design Award (SIT), and BLT Built Design Awards (BLT), all focusing on Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting, which have emerged as some of the most well-known Design Awards today.


LIV Hospitality Design Awards is a program under the 3C Awards, a leading organization curating and promoting design across the globe. The company represents today’s diversity and innovation in Lighting Design, Furniture Design, Sport Design, Interior Design, and Architecture. Each brand is a symbol of design excellence around the world, showcasing Professional and Emerging designers’ work to over 100 expert jury members. 3C Awards is owned by Three C Group GmbH, a Swiss-registered company.