drawers

Designer
Prize1st Place in Interior Design / Conceptual
Entry Description

Today, more and more people choose to live alone. Most young singletons are unable to afford large spaces. Thus, small but flexible and versatile apartments providing practical dimensions cater for the needs of this group of people. This apartment of 5.1 m X 9 m features a large group of drawers system , with a metal track as drawers’ runners or slide to control the operation of the drawers open which conceals many different living spaces. The first section is a fully equipped kitchen with kitchen cabinets, wall rack and electrical appliances such as refrigerator, exhaust hood, etc. When pull out the drawer which is fixed a dinning table and concealed dinning chair. The second section of drawer is opened, it is a study equipped with bookcase, cabinet, file etc., and of course, picture & lamps to decorate this section. When pull out this drawer, you will see the desk & concealed chair as a working station. When the third section is a bathroom located at the middle portion of the apartment, and there are also shower-tub, water closet, washing basin and mirror and storage cabinet, etc. Drawer pulls out is takes the sofa as living room Finally, the fourth section is the bedroom area in last section. It is equipped with bed, closet and a big mirror etc., but the `drawer' pulls out is also takes the living area, it has the television/mini-hi fi inside the wall units, when group together the sofa , it is practically making the space a nice living room. The natural and fine materials employed bring out the sentiments of freedom with aboriginal flavor. And this is the real appeal of the manifestation of the “Drawers’ Home” design.

About Designer

Name: Setmund Leung Kam Biu Job : Professional Interior Designer Design-Book Author Column Writer &Part-time Lecturer. Name: Setmund Leung Kam Biu Job : Professional Interior Designer Design-Book Author Column Writer &Part-time Lecturer. Name: Setmund Leung Kam Biu Job : Professional Interior Designer Design-Book Author Column Writer &Part-time Lecturer. Awards: 1) International Award of Red Dot Design Award (Oscar in international design field) ( 2006) 2) Award of Incheon International Design Fair Competition in South Korea (2006) 3) Encouraged Prize of the China Contest for Furniture Design Competition (2006) 4) Bronze Merit of International Commercial Art Design Competition of China (2004) 5) Merit of Hong Kong Modern Kitchen Design Competition (2004) 6) Certificate of Merit(Residential) in the International Design Competition in (2003) (2 Awards). 7) Bronze Medal of No.5 Bienal De Design De Macau in (2003). 8) "2000 outstanding artists and designers of the 20th century." at the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England in (2000). 9) Certificate of Merit ( Residential ) in the C.S.D. Hong Kong Design Awards in (1999). 10) Asia Pacific Interior Design Honourable Merit Awards (Restaurant/Club Category) in (1996). 11) Certificate of Merit (Residential) in the C.S.D. Hong Kong Design Awards in (1994). 12) Winner of the Interior Design Awards (Commercial Category ) in the I.D.A. (H.K.) in (1993).

Awards and Prize

Setmund Leung Kam Biu is a celebrated and well-known interior designer in the international. His name is become famous and widespread in worldwide that more than 16 countries’ media have been reported his name. Setmund received numerous awards from different countries, including China, Britain, United States, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea and Russia. His works was displayed permanently at the museum in Germany. (Note: He may be the first or even the only designer from Hong Kong who gets the awards.) For example: German Red Dot Design Award (The first designer from Hong Kong who got this award) and S South Korea Incheon International Design Fair Award. In addition, Setmund gets the awards in consecutive years. For example: IDA Award for five consecutive years and London International Creative Competition for four consecutive years. Setmund was also selected as the "Outstanding Artist & Designers of the Century ." In 2013, Setmund also got the most prestigious award, International Design & Art Achievement Award Although Setmund does not have the formal academic credentials in design, he works very hard and does innovative work which makes him well known in the world. He was chosen as “2012Hong Kong Spirit Ambassadors” and “2012 Life Warriors ”. He was also nominated as the “ ATV Loving Hearts Campaign 2013”. Therefore, he is well known as the “Design legend”. Setmund gets many awards in different field, such as interior design, product, sculpture, furniture, art, concepts and programs, which is diversified. Some foreign designers & company have plagiarize Setmund’s design. (a) The first designer in Hong Kong to write special column for 17 years and broke 2 records in Hong Kong. (b) Setmund designed the “Big Puzzle” in 2012, and around 200 pupils used 568560 small puzzles to make the “Big Puzzle”, which is 147.41 square meter. It broke the Guinness World Records.