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SA Dezign Studio Inc., with Stella Abdoulin as president, is a boutique interior design firm specializing in the hospitality industry, with a fresh view on the future of the hospitality market. Our mission is to provide innovative concepts and solutions that exceed our customers’ requirements, meeting the demands of current hospitality needs. We design spaces that are stylish and functional within our clients’ budgets and schedules.

Stella has over 20 years of experience in the design and management of various large and small hotels, restaurants, clubs and spas, for major brand as well as boutique private label hotels;

  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Gurney's Hotels and Resorts
  • Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
  • Marriott’s Hotel Brands
  • Starwood Properties
  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Working within the guidelines of these chains we ensure brand identity is maintained to the highest standard.


Stella Abdoulin is the president of SA Dezign Studio Inc. Stella has a well-earned reputation throughout the design community for her creative and dynamic work on behalf of four- and five-star hospitality properties throughout the world.

Currently LEED®-certified, she received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Interior Design from Woodbury University in Southern California, and recently completed a Certificate in Executive Education from Harvard University.

Stella started her professional career with Design 1 Interiors, designing senior housing projects, after which she decided to focus her efforts in the hospitality industry.

In 1998, Stella joined Barry Design Associates, drawn to the firm for its creative and supportive environment, as well as the diversity of projects that utilized her expertise. As a project manager and senior designer, her duties have ranged from design and production to client interaction and installation. During her tenure Stella worked on and completed over 40 projects. A number of her projects have earned prestigious industry awards such as the Gold Key Award.

In June of 2013, Stella founded SA Dezign Studio concentrating her design strategy on new and exciting properties to meet the challenges of today’s hospitality needs.