DAVID DEAI | Creative Director
David Deai was born and educated in the United States. His experience in design spans over 25 years, and his work adorns some most luxurious hotels in the world.
Starting his career in Honolulu, Hawaii, David began designing for Hawaii’s resort industry. Projects included the Halekulani hotel,Ihilani hotel, Grand Wailea hotel, and the KoOlina Golf Club.
Moving to Hong Kong in 1995, David continued working in the hospitality industry. His portfolio of work include The Peninsula hotels in Tokyo and Shanghai; The Mandarin Oriental hotels in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Beijing, as well as the first Waldorf Astoria hotel in China.
Co-Founding DEAIdesign in 2010, David uses his knowledge and experience to guide the creative work on design projects in collaboration with our clients.
KELLY DEAI | Managing Director
Born in Hong Kong, and educated in the United States, Kelly Deai’s professional career has taken her to the top levels of local and international companies doing business in both China, and South Asia. Her experience ranges from business development for the Guangdong Winnerway Group, to sales and marketing for Columbia Tristar/Sony Entertainment, and ESPN International.
Co-founding DEAIdesign in 2010, Kelly uses her knowledge and experience to manage the company and build new client relationships.