SLT Design

SLT Design


  • Practice: SLT Design
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  • Firm Location: Shanghai
  • Country: China
  • Year: 2013

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Chen Ling is the founder and design director of SLT Design Consulting. He has a degree in Master of Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University. As the founder of SLT (Something Like That) Design consultancy, his areas of expertise are overarching whole industry chain strategy, management and operation thinking into the practice of experiential business space, new retail and operation strategy, design implantation of science and technology and art, cultural architecture and urban space, and fine customisation design.

 He has cooperated with hundreds of different types of organisations and companies in the new century, such as Fosun, Greenland Sun Hung Kai, Beijing Olympic Park, Lenovo Group, Lady M New York, Mahua FunAge, Chen Guang Group, Audi Automobile, Tencent Wechat, Shanghai Airport Group, Jcdecaux, and so on. He has practiced at well-known firms such as KPF in New York, Kengo Kuma in Japan, and Ma Yansong MAD in Beijing.

Practice Ideology

SLT Design was founded in 2013 by Chen Ling, currently based in Shanghai and has branches in Hong Kong and Seattle (United States). It is committed to making cross-disciplinary vanguard ideologies and sustainable creative strategies accessible for spatial evolution. The projects of SLT encompass commercial interior design, architectural design, retail SI system creation and dynamic iteration, brand vision and business strategy consulting, etc. SLT actively promotes close cooperation with well-known artists, cutting-edge technology service providers, and innovative materials research laboratories for in-depth research and development.

SLT embraces borderless design with an inclusive attitude, responds to design demands with precise solutions, upgrades the existing business model to a more dynamic level, and gives it unlimited possibilities beyond expectations.

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