Since he earned his Degree as an Architect from the Faculty of Fine arts 2003, Marwan Fayed has always kept a balanced professional career between Academia and practice. Viewing Architecture as a personal path for more life findings and self-reflections. Fayed practices vary from temporary architecture, space installation, set design towards product & object design. Starting his master’s degree at Koln International School of Design earlier with a focus on Design and it’s multidisciplinary affordances also gave him a good space to join several academic teams as an instructor and lecturer at some of the leading Design Schools in Cairo and Cologne. Currently Fayed has co-founded and launched Balkoon an outdoor lifestyle related brand aside of co-leading the product Design brand Pheel along with his life partner and wife Nour el-sherif.