Founded in New York City 2012 by designer Hongchao Wang (ECAL) and Peng You (RCA). In the beginning, the collaboration between the design duo is mainly focused on material experiment and craft research. In 2015 with design partners interior architect Ge Wei (RCA) and Product Designer Qiyun Deng (ECAL) join forces, Benwu Studio become a multi-disciplinary design agency with expertise and experience in product, set and interior design. The Studio is currently based in both Shanghai & Beijing with a satellite office located in New York. Since established the studio had done a series of successful collaboration projects with clients such as Hermes, Vacheron Constantin, Cassina, Isabel Marant, Mini, Baccarat, Swarovski, Perrier Jouet, Remy Martin, Lane Crawford, Comme Moi, MFK, SKP, and Erdos.