Stephanie Cassia
Senior Partner, Design Director

Stephanie completed the foundation course of l’École Supérieure des Art Graphique (Penninghen) in Paris from 1990-1992 and received her BA in Art History (Magma Cum Laude) from the American University of Paris in 1996.

Her parallel interests in the applied arts led her to receive a Diploma with Distinction in Interior Design from the Inchbald School of Design in London in 1997.

Since 1998, Stephanie participated on all aspects of interior design on medium to large-scale developments in MENA and honed skills to pair concepts with execution, from material selection, sourcing and negotiations with suppliers, to drawing and detail development of millwork, FF&E schedule development and the construction oversight required will all sub-contractor coordination (MEP, Architecture and other), QAQC and troubling shooting assumed on-site.

Having been exposed as an investor on certain projects, her contractual understanding of quantities and negotiations complete an all-rounded approach to residential projects.
Stephanie’s interests in theoretical and applied arts led her to focus equally on the development of her own artist explorations which culminated in numerous exhibitions in Paris and Beirut, including commissions for private and corporate Clients associated with XCASSIA's hospitality work.