CONTAINERS ARE MULTIFACE TED; A STRONG SY MBOL OF A LOGISTICS COMPANY AND A CEL EBR ATOR OF SUSTAINABL E ARCHITECT URE.

DESIGNER A WORK OF SUBSTANCE
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LOC ATION TUENMUN
COMPLETION DATE 2019
SCOPE OF WORK ARCHITECT URE / INTERIOR / PRODUCT
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ITS MODUL AR CONSTRUCT NAT UR AL LY AL LOWED US TO USE 4 CONTAINERS TO CRE ATE 6  DIFFERENT SPACES AS A MARK E TING SUITE, WITH THE FL E XIBIL IT Y TO ADAP T TO AN E VOLV ING SITE.

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WE MA XIMISED THE OPPORT UNIT Y TO HAV E E X TENSI V E GL ASS OPENINGS, WHICH AL LOWS POTENTI AL CL IENTS TO  HAV E  AN OV ER V IE W  OF THE SURROUNDS.

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THE  L AY ERING OF TIMBER AND GL ASS SOF TENS THE FE AT URES OF AN INHERENTLY INDUSTRI AL PRODUCT, ESTABL ISHING HARMONY AMONGST NAT URE WHIL ST BRINGING IN L IGHT AND TROPICAL BACK DROPS INTO THE SPACE. AT THE END, THE BUIL D CAN BE COL L APSED AND TR ANSPORTED, L E AV ING MINIMAL IMPRINT ON THE ORIGINAL L ANDSCAPE.


A WORK  OF SUBSTANCE

AT THE V ERY EPICENTER OF HONG KONG’ S DESIGN RE VOLUTION, OUR 3 0 – PERSON SHOP USES DESIGN AS A TOOL TO RE JU V ENATE CULT URE AND LOCAL NEIGHBOURHOODS, CRE ATING WORKS OF SUBSTANCE THAT MAK E HONG KONG A PL ACE PEOPL E LOOK TO FOR INSPIR ATION. E V ER  DARING AND E V ER  CURIOUS, WE ARE  CONSTANTLY V ENT URING INTO  NE W  PROJECTS AND  INDUSTRIES INCLUDING THE  L AUNCH  OF  OUR  E XCLUSI V E L INE OF AMENITIES, FURNIT URE AND L IGHTING. THROUGHOUT THE E VOLUTION OF SUBSTANCE WE HAV E DE V ELOPED STRONG PARTNERSHIPS WITH SUPPL IERS AND DEEPENED OUR K NOWL EDGE OF HONG KONG’ S CULT UR AL L ANDSCAPE AND ITS PRODUCTS.

WE WORK FOR CL IENTS THAT AL LOW US TO DO THINGS WE COUL D HAV E ONLY DRE AMED OF – WITH COMMISSIONS SPANNING THE GLOBE, WE ARE NOW ACTI V E IN HONG KONG, NISEKO, SEOUL , HOI AN, SINGAPORE, BAL I , FLORES, PARIS, MEGÈ V E VANCOU V ER, AND MIL AN.

FOUNDING PARTNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

AT THE ROOT OF MA XIME DAUTRESME’ S STORY IS  PASSION — A FAMILY ’ S  PASSION FOR CRE ATI V IT Y  AND TR AV EL . GROWING UP, HE WAS SURROUNDED BY ASI AN ANTIQUITIES AND WORKS OF 2 0 TH- CENT URY MASTERS. MA XIME HIMSEL F HAD AN ITINER ANT CHIL DHOOD IN BR A ZIL , KORE A, JAPAN, FR ANCE, AND THE USA, WHICH HEL PED HIM DE V ELOP A K EEN E Y E FOR BE AUT Y AND CULT URE.

HE HAS A DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF THE DESIGN PROCESS AT E V ERY STAGE. HE STARTED HIS CAREER  JOINING THE PRESTIGIOUS CHRISTI AN DE PORT Z AMPARC ATEL IER OF ARCHITECT URE IN PARIS, AND L ATER SPENT SE V ER AL Y E ARS IN NE W YORK , MI AMI, SHANGHAI AND HONG KONG WITH TBWA, OGILV Y & MATHER AND DDB. IN 2 011 HE ESTABL ISHED THE BR ANDING AND  DESIGN CONSULTANCY AGENCY SUBSTANCE IN  HONG KONG, NOW WITH A PRESENCE IN PARIS AND STOCK HOL M.

A LOV E OF RESE ARCH AND HISTORICAL ST Y L E HAS GI V EN HIM A DEEP RESPECT FOR THE PAST. HAV ING L I V ED IN HONG KONG FOR AL MOST A DECADE, HE HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THE RE V I VAL OF ITS DISTINCT CULT URE BY CRE ATING NOSTALGIC AND AUTHENTIC PIECES WITH CONTEMPOR ARY FL AIR . THIS INTENT OF CULT UR AL RE JU V ENATION IS CARRIED IN E V ERY DE TAIL OF THE FL EMING PROJECT.

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