Delphine Yip-Horsfield, Chairman & Chief Design Officer of naked Group, leads the naked Design Studio with masterplanning, architecture, interior design talents from all over the world. She also oversees branding and visual design for the naked Brand, which covers the three pillars of TRAVEL (naked Stables, naked Castle, naked Water, etc.), WORK (naked Hub) and LEARNING (naked Discovery). She is passionate about creating high quality, authentic and engaging experiences through design. She is also an avid advocate for sustainable design and led the team in achieving LEED Platinum certification for naked Stables.
Delphine received her Masters Degree of Architecture from Harvard University. She worked in Hong Kong, New York and Boston prior to moving to Shanghai in 2000 to be involved in the groundbreaking Shanghai Xintiandi project. She was partner at Ben Wood Studio Shanghai from 2006 until 2013. Drawing from her own experience of diverse cultures, Delphine has led a multitude of high profile projects all over China like Dream Centre, Shanghai Disney Town (retail, dining and entertainment), etc. In 2006, she was selected for Wallpaper magazine’s first annual “40 under 40 Designer of the Year”. Delphine has also received multiple international and domestic awards for the design of naked Stables.