Launched in 2015, JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio is a multi-disciplinary interiors and architectural practice based in Hong Kong and Manila.
Our considered and humanistic approach creates high-quality bespoke interiors and environments for hotels, restaurants, work spaces and homes.
We design for people who enjoy living well, seeing the world and experiencing different cultures.
JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio was founded in 2015 by Creative Director, James JJ Acuna. A graduate of Cornell and Columbia University Architecture programmes, for more than a decade Acuna has worked on a wide range of lifestyle and workplace projects in Hong Kong, China, and the Asian region at large for a roster of select blue chip clients, such as Swire, Sun Hung Kai, and Hong Kong Land under well established Hong Kong-based Architecture firms, RLPHK, Woods Bagot, and LWK. With the establishment of his Hong Kong and Manila based studio, Acuna's aim is to help formulate bespoke design solutions for lifestyle-oriented clients via his lens and insight as not only a skilled designer, but as a thought leader on current global trends in relation to design, service, and operation.
Within the year, the studio has already achieved a "Silver Award" Delegation with the Hong Kong Design Awards for his work on the Elephant Grounds Restaurant on Star Street. In 2017, Acuna was awarded the "40 Under 40 2017" for Interior Design by Hong Kong's leading Design publication, Perspective Magazine. JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio has also had the distinguished opportunity designing restaurants for two of "Asia's Best Female Chefs", Chef May Chow of Little Bao located in Bangkok’s Thonglor Area and Chef Vicky Lau of TATE Dining Room located in Hong Kong’s SOHO District. JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio's work has been featured in various international publications like Wallpaper* Magazine, HYPEBEAST, High Snobiety, IndesignLive, and The Contemporist.
Acuna currently holds offices in Hong Kong and Manila.
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JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio於2015年由James JJ Acuna成立，工作室位於香港及馬尼拉，負責室內及建築等多重領域設計。創辦人兼創意總監James畢業於美國康乃爾大學和哥倫比亞大學建築系, 主要在亞洲和大中華地區負責商業及工作空間設計等項目達十多年。其合作對象包括太古地產，新鴻基地產；以及香港本地建築事務所RLPHK, Woods Bagot與LWK等。
在2017年，JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio位於香港灣仔星街的Elephant Grounds項目榮獲Hong Kong Design Awards "Silver Award"的殊榮。而於工作室成立一年內，James本人亦獲得亞州著名設計雜誌Perspective Magazine所頒發的 “40 Under 40 ”獎項。
此外，工作室亦有幸為兩位亞洲最佳女廚師 —周思薇（May Chow）及劉韻棋（Vicky Lau）— 設計分別位於泰國曼谷通羅區的「小包包 Little Bao」及位於香港蘇豪區的Tate Dining Room & Bar。
JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio的設計亦經常被刊載於一系列國際出版讀物上，包括Wallpaper* Magazine, HYPEBEAST, High Snobiety, IndesignLive, 與The Contemporist等。