Architect | Jestico + Whiles
Vitalija is an architect, specialising in the hospitality interior design, at the leading UK practice Jestico + Whiles. Since joining in 2015, she has worked on multiple residential and hospitality projects, which have won numerous awards worldwide.
Her passion and natural enthusiasm for high-quality design have brought her to the leading role in design and delivery of many high profile projects such as Alston Bar & Beef in Manchester and Hard Rock Hotel in Malta. She is currently working on the new W Hotel in Edinburgh, where she is running an interior design team from design to delivery of the project.
Her professional experience includes working on both the high-end and affordable residential schemes in other design-led practices in London. She took the lead in the Wider Mbarara Project in summer 2013, which was a 5-year charity project that provided accommodation and other previously unavailable resources to an orphanage in Mbarara, Uganda.
Vitalija is also a keen participant at the wider industry-related events. Most recently she has been a speaker at the Hospitality Conference in Kyiv as well as took part in discussing the future of hotel design at an editorial roundtable in London.