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

Fares Judge @ 2013 MFID Awards

MFID is a friendly event among local design professionals to showcase their work to members of the public. Judged by 100 key players from the industry worldwide, Fares was once again asked to be on the panel as a judge to select the  top 10 finalists of the restaurant projects in 2013. 


His timeless style expressed in sleek lines and neo-classical elements catapulted him to the summit of established young designers in Egypt. 

Fares' impressive portfolio in  residential as well as office spaces earned him great recognition from peers and clients in Egypt and across the region.  

In 2008, Fares received a special commendation in the International Young Design Entrepreneur Award 2008 in London.