The Hall of Fame for Asian Interior Architecture & Design
Behind every visually compelling space, lies a creative mind. Through monthly featured interviews, Distinguished Design Personalities brings in the spotlight design personalities who play a crucial role in shaping the global interior architecture and design scene.
We speak with influential designers and industry leaders who have in common stand-out works to flaunt, and a stellar career denoted by accolades and prestige, as well as academia thought leaders who shape design pedagogy and practice, to glean insights into prominent design personalities of our time.
Founder and principal architect of MIA Design Studio, Nguyen Hoang Manh lights up the Vietnamese architectural scene with iconic buildings that reflect modernist flair. Since its inception in 2003, the studio, specialising in architecture, interior …Continue reading
Architect Pitupong Chaowakul is the founder of award-winning Supermachine Studio, a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Bangkok. After attaining a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Berlage Institute of Architecture, Rotterdam, Chaowakul worked with Nox …Continue reading
This month, Asia Designers Directory casts the spotlight on Syed Fawad Hussain, founder and principal architect of award-winning Pakistani architectural firm, Metropolitan Studio of Architecture (MSA). With an academic background covering both architecture and philosophy, Syed …Continue reading
Elora Hardy leads an international team in creating home hospitality projects, school campuses, private homes, and bespoke furniture collections made of natural materials and built in ways that reconnect one with nature. Asia Designers Directory interviews Elora, …Continue reading
Award-winning founder and creative director of design studio Bensley, Bangkok-based American architect and designer Bill Bensley is a world-renowned hotel designer who has partnered with global hospitality brands including Four Seasons, Capella, JW Marriott, and …Continue reading
Kenneth Cobonpue is an internationally-renowned Filipino furniture maker who showcases high-end hand-crafted furnishing made of rattan, bamboo, and abaca. A multi-awarded furniture designer and manufacturer from Cebu, Kenneth Cobonpue studied Industrial Design at Pratt Institute …Continue reading
Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, founders of internationally-acclaimed Neri&Hu are a power couple and an unmistakable force in the global design scene. They founded inter-disciplinary architectural design practice Neri&Hu in 2004, after having worked for …Continue reading