Basmah has both an artistic and technical background. She studied Industrial Design and Technology (Loughborough University) with an MA in Interior Design (University of the Creative Arts). Following graduation Basmah spent several years working designing commercial office and luxury home interiors.
Basmah then joined the London 2012 design team for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. She worked within Ala Lloyd’s design studio team. Basmah assisted in delivering creative and exciting design solutions for stage and set. In 2013 Basmah worked as Design Associate in the National Theatre’s 3D Digital Design and Drawing Office re-designing the Bookshop and the NT Studio Container project.