Alessia Genova

Alessia Genova
Managing Director
Tihany Design

Ms. Genova began her career at Tihany Design in 2007,and after rising to a senior designer position, held a pivotal leadership role for over ten years culminating with her appointment as Studio Director in 2017. Early this yearMs. Genova was named Managing Partner, signifying a new chapter in the firm’s 42-year history.Inaddition to her years of experience in international luxury hospitality design, Ms. Genova brings a truly global perspective and uniquely innovative outlook to every project. Her strength in concept and presentation development draws from her passion for identifying the story behind each design project and bringing the vision to life for clients. Ms. Genova frequently collaborates with world renowned chefs, creating signature restaurant interiors for stars such as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud and Richard Ekkebus. She has been instrumental in Tihany Design’s integration into the cruise industry and in 2019 was included as part of Boutique Design magazine’sBoutique 18 rising stars of hospitality design. Key career projects include The Oberoi New Delhi, Four Seasons Dubai DIFC, Amber at Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Bocuse at The Culinary Institute of America, Oro at the Belmond Cipriani in Venice, Bar Boulud Boston, Victoria Place in Honolulu, the Dubai villa private residence and Mandarin Oriental Bosphorous, Istanbul, opening late 2020.Ms. Genova’s ongoing commitment to design excellence, meaningful and effective client relationships and mentorship within the studio have distinguished her as a young leader within the design industry.