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About THEO TEXTURE : T X T (THEO TEXTURE), being one of Hong Kong’s most prolific church designers, has worked on more than 150 churches of various sizes. T X T has made it their mission right from the establishment to contribute through serving non-profit organizations, churches, social enterprises, community centers, schools, drug rehab centers, etc. of any size or scale at a minimum profit margin, or pro bono. Other than working with non-profit organizations, T X T has established themselves on the commercial front, with over 50 international design awards received. T X T has acted as design architect / interior designer on a number of new-built architectural projects, including boutique hotels, service apartments, “Ginza-type” retail buildings, old building renovation, etc. in Hong Kong as well as in Mainland China.
STATEMENT OF ART:
T X T (THEO TEXTURE) is primarily an architecture + interior design firm, established in 2002, and is managed by architects, designers and project managers with international experiences. Our design philosophy is based on a theo-centric worldview to create innovative, inspiring and outstanding spaces and forms of the 21st century. T X T believes that a design should be carried through from micro to macro scale. The “total design” concept has been applied to many of our projects as we provide design services that range from names, logos, graphics, signage, furniture, interiors, architecture to urban planning.

ORGANIZATION:
THEO TEXTURE

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Interior designer Construction, fittings, housing

EDUCATION:
Cornell University - B Arch
Harvard University - MTS

EXPERIENCE:
Tokyo, New York, Boston, Hong Kong

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
East Gathering 2012
HKTDC Inno Design Tech Expo 2011
Hong Kong Art + Design Festival 2011
KongCept 2031
HKTDC InnoDesign Tech Expo 2010
AIAHK Awards Show 2009
“City + Culture” Group Show – Hong Kong ChingyingInstitute of Visual Arts (Dec 2007)
AIAHK Awards Show 2007
HKDA Awards Show 2007
“:ngised” HKDA Members’ Show 2006
AIAHK Awards Show 2006
CIVA 25th Anniversary Group Show 2005
HKDA Awards Show 2005
“design AGAIN” HKDA Members’ Show 04

AWARDS:
2015 – Asia Pacific Property Awards – Best Commercial High Rise Architecture
2015 – A’ Design Award – Silver Award Spatial Category
2015 – A’ Design Award – Designer of the Year Nominee
2015 – Architizer A+ Award – Finalist for High Rise Commercial Building
2015 – Hong Kong’s Most Valuable Companies Award
2014 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2014 – Spark Spaces Design Awards Finalist
2014 – A&D Trophy Awards – Architecture Category
2014 – American Institute of Architects (Hong Kong Chapter) – Merit Award
2014 – China’s Most Successful Design Award
2014 – Design for Asia Award – Merit Award
2014 – CTBUH Award Nominee for Best Tall Building in Asia
2013 – International Design Awards – Third Prize Architecture Category
2013 – International Design Awards – Third Prize Interior Category
2013 – International Design Awards – Honorable Mention Renovation Category
2013 – London International Creative Competition Shortlisted
2013 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2013 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2013 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2013 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2013 – China’s Most Successful Design Award
2012 – International Design Awards – Second Prize Institution Category
2012 – International Design Awards – Honorable Mention Office Category
2012 – International Design Awards – Honorable Mention Institution Category
2012 – International Design Awards – Honorable Mention Renovation Category
2012 – The Ring – iC@ward – Honorable Mention Cultural Design Category
2012 – The Ring – iC@ward – Honorable Mention Cultural Design Category
2012 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2012 – London International Creative Competition Honorable Mention
2012 – China’s Most Successful Design Award
2011 – Ten Outstanding Designers Award
2011 – China’s Most Successful Design Award
2011 – China’s Most Successful Design Award
2011 – Spark: Pro Finalist
2011 – Spark: Pro Finalist
2011 – London International Creative Competition Shortlisted Winner
2010 – International Design Award – Second Prize Architecture Category
2010 – International Design Award – Third Prize Interior Design Category
2010 – The Ring – iC@ward – Institution Category Honorable Mention
2009 – The Ring – iC@ward – Hotel Category Gold Award
2009 – The Ring – iC@ward – Hotel Category Silver Award
2009 – The Ring – iC@ward – Institution Category Silver Award
2009 – The Ring – iC@ward – Commercial Category Honorable Mention
2009 – 17th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Hotel Category
2009 – 17th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards – Top 10 finalists, Hotel Category
2009 – China’s Successful Design Awards
2007 – 15th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards – Top 10 Finalists
2007 – Hong Kong Designers’ Association Awards – Merit Award
2007 – Perspective Awards – Finalists
2006 – American Institute of Architects (Hong Kong Chapter) – Merit Award
2006 – Design for Asia Award – Commendation Award
2004 – ICS Design Imagery Competition – Honorable Mention

PRESS APPEARANCES:
NOW TV Finance Channel – interview on THE PRECINCT (2013)
NOW TV Finance Channel – interview on show flats (2010)
NOW TV Finance Channel – interview on Plantation Road project (2010)
NOW TV Finance Channel – interview on boutique hotels (2009)
Creation TV interview (2006)
Cable TV interview (1996)

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2014 CTUBH Awards
Hotel / F&B + Hong Kong Interior Design Association 2014
Paper Collection Magazine 2014
2013 China’s Most Successful Design Awards Yearbook
Living Room + Hong Kong Interior Design Association 2013
Hinge Magazine Vol 197
East Gathering (November 2012)
2012 China’s Most Successful Design Awards Yearbook
INTERIORS+ 11/12
“Penthouse – Another Trend in Residence” (Hongkong Polytechnic International Publishing Ltd)
Sing Tao Newspaper Article (August 2011)
Designer & Designing Vol 49
2011 China’s Most Successful Design AwardsYearbook
KongCept 2031
Ideas for Business – Inno Design Tech Expo 2010
PRC Pacific Rim Construction 2010 Issue 48
CEOCIO Magazine – May 2010
Top 10 x 10 17th APIDA
2009 China’s Most Successful Design AwardsYearbook
Ming Pao News Article (September 2009)
HKEJ News Article (July 2009)
08-09 ADI Design Award : Design Annual Vol.2
Look for Designer by HKDA 2008
15th APIDA Hotel, Institution + Public Space 2008
Perspective Architecture + Construction Yearbook 2008
Top 10 x 10 15th APIDA
HKDA Awards 07! Catalog
Construction Journal Vol2 2007
HKDC Awards 06 Catalog
Hinge Magazine Vol.152
PRC Magazine May/June 2007
“:ngised” HKDA Members’ Show 2006 Catalog
CIVA 25th Anniversary Group Show Catalog
“design AGAIN” HKDA Members’ Show 04 Catalog
Architecture and Urbanism 0106
Economics Weekly (November 2000)
Perspective October/November 2000
Building Journal October 1996
Ming Pao News Article (June 1996)
A/U October 1994

BOOKS:
Visual Design on the Computer (co-author with Wucius Wong)

ACCOLADES:
- Former principal and director of Hong Kong Chingying Institute of Visual Arts
- On the Advisory Council of Hong Kong Character City Movement
- “Ten Outstanding Designers Award” in Hong Kong in 2011

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English
Chinese

COMPUTER LITERACY:
everything on the MAC

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
Art and design courses in Hong Kong Chingying Institute of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Art Centre, School of Visual Arts, Boston Architectural College, etc.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
AIA
AIAHK
NCARB
HKDA
HKIDA

COLLECTIONS:
- “Museum Pieces – An Artist Book” is in the Design Collection and Research Archive at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
Boston Architectural Center
Hong Kong University
Ching Ying Institute of Visual Arts

HOBBIES:
tennis, soccer, art, theology

CLIENTELE:
Hong Kong Character City Movement
Fullness Hair Salon (social enterprise)
100% Fullness Hair Salon (social enterprise)
LOHAS Hair Salon (social enterprise)
Hong Kong Christian Kun Sun Association
Christian Zheng Seng College
Christian New Being Fellowship
Christian Broadcasting Network
Missions to the New Arrivals
Jubilee Ministries
Asian Outreach Hong Kong Olympian City Elderly Centre
Asian Outreach Hong Kong Oi Man Estate Community Centre
We Care Social Services Centre
Renewal Works
Inner City Ministries
Tai Hing Bradbury Elderly Centre
Central Gospel Mission
Lei Moon Study Centre
Hong Kong Chingying Institute of Visual Arts
Hong Kong College of Technology Ma On Shan Campus
Hong Kong College of Technology Homantin Campus
Hong Kong College of Technology Man Fuk Road Campus
Hong Kong College of Technology Causeway Bay Campus
Hong Kong College of Technology On Shing Street Campus
Shiu Pong College, University of Macau
Munsang College Secondary School
Munsang College Primary School
Munsang College Kindergarten
Ying Wa Primary School
Peak VTC
Fellowship of Evangelical Students
Elim Bookstore
Beautiful Gate Bookstore
Gig Restaurant
Good Idea Restaurant
Eternal Covenant
Glory Express
Asian Inland Development International
Reason Music Ministries
Adventist Church
Christian & Mission Alliance Lei Fook Church
Christian & Mission Alliance South Horizon Church
Christian & Mission Alliance Grace & Joy Church
Discovery Bay Alliance Church
Gracious Rock Alliance Church
Kei Fuk Alliance Church
Sun Hing Alliance Church
Tsing Yi Alliance Church
Wah Kwai Alliance Church
CCC Chai Wan Church
CCMA Hiu Lai Church
CCMA Sheung Shui Church
SKH St Barnabas Church
SKH Holy Nativity Church
All Virtues Baptist Church
Covenant of Grace Baptist Church
International Baptist Church
Jordan Road Baptist Church
Kai Tin Baptist Church
New Hope Baptist Church
North Point Baptist Church
Oi Kwan Baptist Church
Sai Kung Baptist Church
Shatin Baptist Church
Tai Po Baptist Church
Tokwawan Baptist Church
The Praise Assembly (District 6)
The Praise Assembly (District 8)
Grace Church
Assembly of God Kam Kwong Church
Assembly of God Tai Po Church
First Assembly of God Church
International Christian Assembly
Pentacostal Church of HK Sau Mau Ping Chapel
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada
Hong Kong City Church
Hong Kong Mandarin Bible Church
Yuen Long Gospel Centre
Evangelical Community Church
Island Evangelical Community Church
Evangelical Church of All Blessings
Hong Kong Evangelical Yan Ying Church
Hong Kong Evangelical Zion Church
Kwun Tong Peace Evangelical Church
Prince Peace Evangelical Church
Evangelical Mutual Loving Gospel Lutheran Church
Wah Fu Swatow Christian Church
Jesus Is Lord International
International City Church
Hong Kong Community Church
Leung Faat Memorial Church
Christian Church of Divine Grace
Church of Christ in China Hop Yat Church
Methodist Church of the Saviour
Hong Kong Chinese Church of Christ Chung Chun Church
Hua Du Church (Guangdong, China)
An Hai Christian Church (Zhejiang, China)

WEB SITE:
www.theotexture.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.theotexture.com

RSS URL:
www.theotexture.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2014-03-31 20:23:57

COUNTRY:
Hong Kong

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by THEO TEXTURE


The Mood Lyndhurst Boutique Hotel

A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2015
THEO TEXTURE for The Mood Living
Oliv Commercial Building

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2014
THEO TEXTURE for Oliv

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