sofia hagen

Director , HagenHinderdael

Sofia Hagen is director and co-founder of London-based design studio HagenHinderdael. With a background in architecture and interior design, Sofia focuses on the creative conception of HagenHinderdael's interactive installations. An avid public speaker with an engaging personality, she is responsible for the company's business development and marketing strategy. Sofia regularly represents the studio at international design fairs and events. Prior to launching HagenHinderdael, Sofia was Design Partner at Design Haus Liberty. She was responsible for the design development of numerous interior architecture and installation projects in the UK and Europe. Sofia's entrepreneurial spirit was key for establishing the firm's presence in the Chinese market by overseeing a 1.5 million sqft interior architecture project for a leading fashion company in Guangzhou. Before joining Design Haus Liberty, Sofia gained interdisciplinary experience in architecture, interior, exhibition and graphic design at Zaha Hadid Architects, Acme Space and Make, designing commercial, cultural and residential projects in the UK, the Middle East and China. Sofia trained in architectural design under the aegis of Zaha Hadid at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, where she graduated with a Masters in Architecture in 2008, followed by a traineeship as interior designer at Odile Decq Architects, Paris.