[CHADA] is recognised as one of the world’s leading specialists in hospitality design interiors. [CHADA] was established by Rick Whalley in 1983. Rick had spent the previous ten years based in Hong Kong/Manila/Colombo as an associate designer with Dale Keller & Associates. He was joined by co-owner Juliet Ashworth in 2000.
[CHADA] has now completed over 100 major hotel, resort and residential projects worldwide. This clearly demonstrates a proven track record in the delivery of worldwide standard interiors and the ability to provide services in a highly professional and effective manner.
Partner / Director: Rick WhalleyDiploma in Interior Design, RMIT, Victoria.
Designer/Associate Dale Keller & Associates, Hong Kong (7 years).
Associate Chhada Siembieda and Associates, Hong Kong (3 years).
Project Role: Rick has an overview of all projects and ensures that the design direction remains within a client’s brief. His extensive knowledge of hotel operations as well as his innate sense of workable design allows him to provide unique masterplanning skills and creative planning solutions for [CHADA] projects. Rick enjoys interacting with clients and other project consultants to guarantee the best technical and creative outcome.
Partner / Creative director: Juliet AshworthMasters in International Development, Deakin University, Victoria.
Bachelor in Communications, London University of Arts.
Editor-in-chief Vogue Magazines.
Editor-in-Chief Australian Consolidated Press.
Delegate Federal Government’s 2020 Conference, Creative Australia, Canberra.
Project Role: As Creative Director, Juliet is responsible for the creation of the overall design concepts and to ensure the implementation of the design remains true to the original vision.