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Mr. Joe Cheng
Mr. Joe Cheng is the Founder of Cheng Chung Design Hong Kong, and the President of ATG. He has served as CTBUH’s first jury chair for the category of interior design, Frame Awards jury for the category of hospitality design, and has been named as ‘Mr. Fashion’ in the capital market. He has also been honored numerous titles such as UN Cultural Ambassador, Chinese Design of the Year, Member of Hall of Fame, Professor of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Winner of Industry Achievement Award of 2019 Hurun Report and so on. With his design concept of ‘Eastern artistic conception in Western form’, which has become popular around the world, CCD has received over 90 top-notched international design awards including the highest honor in the interior design field – ‘Gold Key Awards’. CCD has been recognized as one of the “Asia’s 500 Most Influential Brands” in 2019, and “China’s 500 Most Valuable Brands” in 2020, which was the first and the only design brand on both list.
Mr. Joe Cheng has over twenty years of experience in hospitality design, with his vision and design philosophy, leading the CCD design team to the forefront of the interior design industry, and guiding the development of CCD. He has always believed that a successful design is the perfect combination of high quality construction and attention to detail. Therefore, every time when he receives a new project, Mr. Joe Cheng insists on participating from the architectural concept design stage, and presents his own unique ideas based on the functional interior designs, in order to assure that the space design is people-oriented. At the same time, he insists on participating in every detail of the project, and his rich experience has solved many problems on site. Mr. Joe Cheng has always been maintaining good communication with professional consulting company, and fully conveyed CCD’s unique design concept to other parties, and has been highly acknowledged by the clients, international hotel management groups, and third-party design partners.
CCD / Cheng Chung Design (HK) was founded by Mr. Joe Cheng. Mr. Cheng is an outstanding designer who specializes in hospitality design and who has worked with most of the high-end international hotel brands. CCD’s elite team, with its detailed design knowledge, international experience, and management skills, is poised to provide top quality services and product to its clients. The diverse background of the team and its technological expertise allows it to keep abreast of new directions and innovations in the industry. CCD is ranked as #3 in Hospitality Giants 100 featured in US Interior Design magazine in October 2013 — the only Asian design firm to break into Top 75. Besides, CCD has been recognized as one of the “Asia’s 500 Most Influential Brands” in 2019, and “China’s 500 Most Valuable Brands” in 2020, which was the first and the only design brand on both list. Since establishment, CCD has received over 90 top-notched international design awards including the highest honor in the interior design field — ‘Gold Key Awards’, becoming the first Chinese interior designer who has won a grand slam in the hospitality design field.
CCD has always been the icon in the hospitality design field, with the whole industry chain operation mode (pre-consultant, architectural design, interior design, to electromechanical, lighting, logo, decoration, art, etc.) covering hotel, corporate, commercial complex, and high-end residential design. Actively innovate commercial and luxury home design, and create a smart home design laboratory to integrate the latest scientific and technological research and development results, applying to the in-depth development of CCD interior design. Since its establishment, CCD has successively provided interior design and consulting services for more than 20 international hotel management groups, such as Marriott, InterContinental Hotels Group, Accor, Hyatt, Mandarin Oriental, Alila, Diaoyutai MGM, Wyndham, more than 50 international brands and more than 100 luxury hotels. CCD will continue to encourage the development of hospitality design in China.