First Photographs of Hong Kong Exhibition

Design Systems Ltd. created a theme that intends to deliver a closely-intertwined retrospection of both Hong Kong photography and architecture. Project description: As the opening exhibition of the Hong Kong Photo Festival 2010, the “First Photographs of Hong Kong” Exhibition, held at the Former Central Police Station Compound, presents a hundred of old photos of Hong Kong, which have captured the birth of Hong Kong photography during the years from 1858 to 1875. Returning from Europe and Read more […]
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New Heng Shan Cinema

Naço Architectures renovated the Heng Shan Cinema in Shanghai, China. Project description: Heng Shan cinema was founded in 1951, it was the first new cinema after the birth of new China. When Naço joined the competition this was the situation: after 60 years of use, even after the renovation in the 90’s, the space/facade was still very old and in the public space became messy and unfriendly. The style of the main architecture is Art Deco with new sprit, material, form and scale. The Read more […]
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W Salon

AQSO Arquitectos Office designed this small hair and beauty salon in a crowded retail unit in downtown Beijing, China Project description: It comprises of an area open for the public and a private room for guests. In contrast to the turbulent surrounding atmosphere, plenty of colorful signage, the salon becomes a calm and reposeful element and the design evokes the relaxation of the beauty treatments offered inside. The façade come to be a white and vertical canvas intensely illuminated Read more […]
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RE Residence

Design Systems Ltd. designed a traditional Chinese residence located in Tai Tam, Hong Kong. Here is the project description: Re-think, Re-configure, Re-design, Re-cover… To discover and conceptualize RE in a familiar and everyday thing. Besides functions, traditional Chinese residences are likely to embrace philosophical wisdoms and attitude to live. The theme of this design is to reapply these concepts, in a modern manner, to some domestic furniture and appliances, such as wardrobe, Read more […]
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The Way Out Office

Design Systems Ltd. designed an industrial like office in Hong Kong with a total floor area of 300 square meter. Here is the project description: Clients help us to understand their customers, competitors, originations, and marketplace; in turn, we try to emphasize their distinctiveness by creating meaningful, aesthetically pleasing, and enduring design solutions. This office is located in Hong Kong with a total floor area of 300 sqm. As service provider, the client’s specialty Read more […]
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White Paper

Design Systems Ltd. designed an office for an interior design firm in Hong Kong, China. Here is the project description: When designing for an office, one almost always treats it as a chance to put across a thought, a statement, or even a manifesto that represents the company. Its space merely becomes a billboard that accommodates nothing more than an image – equivalence of a commercial advertisement. For that reason, when it comes to designing an interior designer’s office, heavy ornamentation Read more […]
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Weaving Walls

Design Systems Ltd. from Hong Kong kindly send us their last project, Weawing Walls, a multifunctional space for a young fashion brand, which has been awarded with the Red Dot Award 2010. Here is the project description: Located in Dongguan, China, this project transformed a used factory building into a multifunctional space that consists of a showroom, a catwalk, and a design office for a young fashion brand, around 1200sqm. By jumping into the future to determine how the franchise Read more […]
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East Hotel

CL3 Architects projected the East Hotel, a business hotel, located in a residential / comercial neighborhood in Hong Kong. Here is the project description: The East Hotel takes a different look at hotel design by planning from the inside-out. The interior designer was appointed early in the design process, 4.5 years ago, to carry out the space planning of the rooms and public areas, consisting of the entrance, lobby reception, all day dining, health club, 339 guestrooms, 6 suites and a Read more […]
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The Factory

Huge Architects have recently completed the Factory in Shanghai, China, that is part of the ‘Slaughthouse’ redevelopment in the North of Shanghai in Hongkou. They worked closely with creative Director Sean Dinsmore to design several inter-connected components in one space a restaurant along with a bar & lounge, recording and digital studio, pop-up retail, art gallery, and creative workshops with live exhibition. The concept of the recording studio was to allow people to look into the creative Read more […]
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Red Diamond

Chiasmus Partners converted an old factory complex into a dance center with a performance hall, a practice hall and a saloon, located in the historic DongCheng district of Beijing. With the intention to emphasize the public character of the new dance center, the concept was to make the courtyard an outdoor theater that would revitalize the complex, the hutong and its neighborhood. By wrapping the old factory building with evenly-spaced-out steel tubing, the faade of the performance hall Read more […]
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