Born in Algeria in 1962. In 1987 he began his career as an architect, and in 1990 he created his own publishing house Univers Interieur. In 1992, during the Salon du Meuble in Paris, he received the Grand Prix de la Critique for his creations. The following years were marked by collaborations with renowned brands and designers. In 2004 he founded Chafik's Studio.