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Fiyel Levent

IIDA | Director of Interior Design

Composing spaces around the needs of their users, Fiyel Levent leads the interior design team with a sophisticated sense of craft and detail. Her expertise includes designing and specifying furniture, curating finish palettes, collaborating with clients, coordinating with vendors and manufacturers, and directing final installation. She is committed to sustainable and ethical sourcing.

As Director of Interior Design, Fiyel helps clients navigate various phases of design and procurement. Her grasp of colors, textures, and materials allows her to design interiors that support functional criteria and inspire their users. With a dual background in architecture and interior design, she skillfully designs custom details and furnishings.

Fiyel holds a Bachelor of Architecture from The Cooper Union and a Masters of Creative Writing and Literature from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She has received the Deborah J. Norden Travel Grant from The Architectural League of New York in 2007, the Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant from The Center for Architecture in 2012, and the Arnold W. Brunner Research Grant from the AIA Center for Architecture in 2020. She has served on design juries at The Cooper Union, Parsons School of Design, the School of Visual Arts, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and has given a TEDx talk about her travels.

Fiyel is a member of the Commercial Interior Design Association (IIDA). She joined MBB Architects in 2017.