The word Alchemy is derrived from Al-Kymia, Arabic for Chemistry, which in turn is derived from Kyme (Egypt), the black land. Alchemy is an esoteric art and science that had unmistakably originated in Egypt as it is etymologically evident from Kyme.

Founded in 1997 by Karim Mekhtigian, Alchemy Design Studio started out as an interior and product design office. A few years later

Alchemy Design Studio partners with D-CAF 2013 to create a state of the art press centre in the heart of Downtown Cairo

Like D-CAF, Alchemy Design Studio believes in stimulating the senses of our audiences and engaging them in a journey of discovery where the Egypt of the past meets the future in all its tantalising possibilities." Karim Mekhtigian, Designer and Founder of Alchemy Design Studio