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Interview 名人專訪 The interior, shrouded in darkness, is subtly studded with tiny, but impactful details that breathe life into the space. After a long walk in the gloomy hallway on the ground floor, you are brought into an elevator filled with a melodious classical piece that comes from a digital screen showcasing a pair of hands dancing on the keyboard. The piece has been slightly moderated and trimmed to create a seamless loop. Upstairs in his working area, the cool modern space, just as murky as downstairs, is prominently festooned with a raft of vintage decor, retro toys and black-and-white portraits that looked like they were taken decades ago. I tried to find out the stories behind this unique little corner, but Gouw appears reluctant to share more. Instead, he seems more eager to talk about his latest turnaround project of a residential house on Moorsom Drive at the premium Jardine’s Lookout. The mansion is inherently modern in its architecture, highlighted by a double-height dining room and floor-to-ceiling windows. The spacious dining area is designed for an easy indoor-outdoor flow. 上到Carl的工作室,跟樓下一樣昏暗,但佈 置時尚摩登,最突出的是一系列懷舊的裝 飾、古董玩具,以及像是有數十年歷史的黑 白人物照。但對於照片背後的故事,Carl似 乎不太願意分享。 他似乎更熱忱於分享他在渣甸山睦誠徑的全 新住宅翻新項目。 那所大宅的建築外型十分摩登,飯廳的天花 足有兩層樓高,還有落地玻璃窗,寛敞的設計 將室內外融為一體。 「除了室內設計,我們亦負責發展及營銷, 把大宅包裝好,推出市場。這樣我們可集中 提升物業的特色,因為我們亦負責大屋的 園景。」 「設計的原則以簡單為主,室內盡量簡潔、 摩登,裝飾採用自然的棕色系,進步連繫室 內及室外。」 他的下一個計劃由非牟利團體藝土民間委 託, 主要是發展觀塘繞道下一幅面積達 93,000平方呎的土地。 26


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