Ar. Khozema Chitalwala

Founder & Principal Architect
Designers Group
Ar. Khozema Chitalwala, a luminary in the hospitality design realm, boasts a distinguished career spanning over three decades, marked by his pivotal role in diverse global projects. A graduate of Rachna Sansad, he founded Designers Group in 1988 with a vision to establish it as an internationally acclaimed design firm. Despite initial challenges, Khozema’s dedication to interior design projects paved the way for the firm’s ascent, with a significant breakthrough coming with the Taj Hotels and Resort, IHCL project.
His design philosophy centers on contextual and sensitive design, prioritizing simplicity, resulting in a holistic client experience. Khozema has actively contributed to the architectural community as a sought-after speaker and the host of “Kupshup with Khozema.”

Under his leadership, Designers Group has received prestigious awards, including ‘Luxury Hotel Designer’ at IHE Excellence Awards 2022. The recent completion of the Fairfield by Marriott in Mumbai exemplifies Khozema’s ability to flawlessly blend architectural prowess with creative innovation, solidifying Designers Group’s reputation with renowned national and international hotel brands.