Natalia left Hong Kong at 20 years old and obtained her architecture degree at the University of California, Berkeley. Before joining HBA, Natalia worked for internationally-renowned design firms where she participated in luxury hospitality projects all over the world, fostering her ability to design and execute traditional and contemporary projects. Early in her career, she also worked in architecture firms, which gave her unique holistic vision of projects of any size.
Natalia KHAW is an American Chinese Interior Designer based in San Francisco. Her design experience falls in high end hotels and residences all over the world, include the Waldorf Astoria San Francisco, Ritz Reserve Bermuda resort and residences, the Four Seasons at various locations and numerous private custom residence homes. Her design philosophy is to create a simple and timeless interior space for dwellers and travellers to stay and indulge in. She believes a well-designed space should be simple, elegant and timeless, while unfolding an effortless experience for the users. She is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. Her specialties are hotels, spas, clubs, and high-end residential design.
Natalia has wide knowledge in hospitality design which facilitates her work in concept through design development for the RITZ-CARLTON VILLAS MARASSI, Egypt; design development to construction documents for RITZ-CARLTON CHICAGO (FOUR SEASONS), USA; planning and schematic design for THE FOUR SEASONS, TUNISIA and concept design for the renovation of Mandarin Oriental Spa.