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Interview 名人專訪 Among the most luxurious projects include Nathan Hotel, FC Residence and a number of residential projects in premium areas, including Mid-Levels, Aberdeen, Stubbs Road and Tai Hang Road. A veteran of three decades in luxury design projects, he has developed a unique interpretation for luxury. “A luxury design means truly understanding why certain needs appear in the market, instead of just designed to address the needs, otherwise the result could be very commercial.” Apart from interior designs, the prolific ACTS team plays multiple roles for property developments from being a developer, contractor, building supplier to a marketer. “By delivering all these services we get to know the frustrations and limitations these parties are facing. This holistic approach allows us to enhance the experience design and styling of a space.” This is proven in this very workplace, which is also his proudest project in Hong Kong in collaboration with reputable designer Gary Chang from EDGE. Carl的多個設計項目包括香港彌敦酒店、FC 行政公寓,以及位於半山、香港仔、司徒拔 道和大坑道等優質地段的住宅項目。 擁有30年設計豪華物業的經驗,Carl對奢華 有一套獨到的見解。 「只有完全明白為何市場有如此的需要,才 可說是一個乎合奢華要求的設計,否則只是 滿足需求,設計會流於商業化。」 除了室內設計,多才多藝的使徒集團團隊在 地產發展項目上亦身兼多職,既是發展商, 亦是承包商、建築商和營銷商。 「當我們提供這些服務時,開始明白不同團 隊所面對的挑戰和限制。這樣全面的服務讓 我們在設計和為空間造型方面得到更豐富的 經驗。」 這個理念得以應用在他的辦公室設計上,這 是他與EDGE張智強合作的項目,亦是他在 港最自豪的項目。 室內雖然籠罩在黑暗之中,但一些含蓄卻具 感染力的細節,為空間帶來一點生氣。 在地面走過一條又長又暗的走廊後,就來到 瀰漫悠揚古典樂曲的升降機,音樂來自屏幕 上播放的音樂片段,影像是一雙手在彈奏鋼 琴,經過剪輯,可以不停地重覆播放。 24


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