French Moroccan interior designer, Rita Chraibi, discovered her passion for architecture and interior design at an early age. As the granddaughter of one of Morocco’s pioneering women in real estate development in the 1950s, Rita Chraibi followed in her grandmother’s footsteps after graduating from Ecole Camondo School in Paris. Rita opened her own agency, International Designers in Morocco back in 2013, and continued to build upon her international recognition by launching new offices in 2018 in New York City and Miami.
Well known for notable projects around the world such as The Oberoi Hotel Marrakech, and important Real Estate projects such as 2000 Ocean and Monad Terrace in the United States and Lyautey Square in Casablanca Morocco, which led to her International recognition. She is featured in the most important magazines in the world for her projects such as Elle Décor , Harper Bazar in the U.S, and International Press such as Elle Decor Spain, Jeune Afrique, Inmobiliare Magazine, Middle East Design magazine, and many others, etc….
Just as a painter starts with a blank canvas, Rita imagines and creates a new universe, each unique and conveying a new story. Her projects showcase modern sophistication and elegance, from luxury residential buildings to private residences and hospitality projects.
In 2020, Rita revealed the interior of the first completed residence at Monad Terrace which complimented the interior, exterior and landscape architecture of Pritzker Price-winner, Jean Nouvel, and developers JDS Development Group in Miami Beach. Through this project, she was awarded the Muse Design Awards in the United States, and The SBID Awards in the United Kingdom. In 2021, Rita won The A’Design Award & Competition – The International Worldwide Award, as well as the award for Best Design From America.
Among her many projects, Rita was selected as the designer of choice for a prestigious waterfront home in Palm Island – Palm sland Mansion. Rita Chraibi reflects the interior design of this house through the most exceptional aspects of haute couture high-fashion and the notable $35M property. In 2021, she was once again Awarded The Luxe Red Awards in the U.S and Luxury Residence Americas Award in The International Design and Architecture Awards 2021.
In 2022, for the first time in Louis Vuitton’s history, the renowned French fashion brand wanted to exhibit its collection of furniture in a real estate project and choose Rita Chraibi as the interior designer for, Residence 42 at 111W 57th Also known as Steinway Tower, it is a supertall residential world’s thinnest skyscraper in Manhattan NYC, developed by “JDS Development.”
“I believe this is a career where you must sometimes isolate yourself in order to let your creativity take control.”