STUDIO MVW , China
Studio MVW is one of Shanghai’s most renowned design and interior design studios. Since 2006, Chinese designer Ming Xu and French architect Virginie Moriette have based their signature style on exclusivity, demand and a unique approach to shape and form. Studio MVW’s vision is defined by a strong respect for natural shapes and materials, as well as for the dynamics of life. Nature as a mode of expression is pivotal to their work; they believe the language of nature forms a subtle undercurrent that connects contemporary Western and Chinese aesthetics and ways of life.
Their creations are displayed in architecture, interior design and furniture domains both in China and internationally, for prominent brands and clients within the luxury and lifestyle worlds. The multidisciplinary studio has won numerous awards in Asia and Europe, including Wallpaper* Design Awards(2018), the best renovation project from Residence magazine (2016), Architectural Digest AD 100 Design Talents Award (2017, 2015 and 2013); Wallpaper* Design Award (2014); ELLE Decoration International Design Award (2013); Roche Bobois Grand Prize (2010); Rado Young Design Prize (2009); ELLE Decoration’s China Young Talent of the Year (2008) and the British Council Young Design Entrepreneur of the Year (2007) and Elle Decoration International Design Awards China Best Furniture Design (2006).
Their work has been extensively covered in local and international medias and is exhibited in Salon A+D NewYork 2017, Paris at Gallery BSL, PAD Paris and London, Amsterdam for “Experimenta”, Beijing, Chicago, London for “China Design Now”, Milan and Shanghai. Amongst others, clients attracted by their original, distinctive and creative solutions include Moser, Richemont and Shanghai Tang, Giorgetti, L’Oreal, Roche Bobois, Shui On Land, Deutsche Bank, Accord Group.
PAST: Art Deco, Bauhaus, Memphis... and the Next Design Movement from China. Moderated by BEATRICE LEANZA.