In all of his projects, Ilija demonstrates an exceptional understanding of perations. He oversees he execution while simultaneously creating new design direction and tandards. His projects are evered and have appeared in many industry publications around the world.
Llija’s relationship with Hirsch Bedner began 20 years ago, after reading about the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong a hotel designed by Hirsch Bedner that epitomised and defined luxury hotel design.Llija joined the Hong Kong office in 1998. With an international portfolio and an understanding of the rapidly growing Asia Pacific region, Ilija spent 18 years leading the Hong Kong office to the success it is renowned for today.Melbourne is Ilija’s birthplace and a city that he proudly calls “home”. He leads a team of 65+ designers with the inspiration and incomparable knowledge, awarded from such an illustrious career. In all of his projects, Ilija demonstrates an exceptional understanding of operations. He oversees the execution while simultaneously creating new design direction and standards. His projects are revered and have appeared in many industry publications around the world. These projects stand alone as silent demonstrations of strength and conviction, setting new standards of design excellence and achievement. As Hirsch Bedner prepares to celebrate 50 years as a word-leading interior design firm, Ilija’s belief on longevity is simple, “be true to yourself and be true to the quality of your design.”