During her time at csm, she won the Liberty Art Fabrics Award, where her winning print design was sold at the renowned British department store, Liberty & Co.
Completing a Diploma in Professional studies, Timi worked for Marc Jacobs in Louis Vuitton and Jean-charles de Castelbajac in Paris. She also worked at McQ by Alexander McQueen in London.
After graduating she launched her eponymous label 'Timi Hayek' under the support of The Starch Foundation, while working as a freelance illustrator in Beirut.
She exhibited with Starch at the International Fashion Showcase at the Somerset House in London in 2016, where she came highly commended as best designer.
2017 saw the launch of Starched Boutique in Beirut Souks, a one year pop up shop under the patronage of the Starch Foundation.
In 2018 Timi collaborated with Harvey Nichols HQ and illustrated their window display in London for the launch of Holly Nichols.