Founder of Steve Leung Design Group Ltd.
Born in Hong Kong, Steve Leung is an internationally renowned architect, interior and product designer with over 40 years of design experience. Taking inspirations from Asian culture and arts, his works are famous for their unique contemporary style. He has gained a high reputation in the industry and his works have received high acclaim worldwide. In 2015, Steve was recognized in the Oscar of Interior Design - Andrew Martin International Interior Design Awards and conferred the Interior Designer of the Year Award, further reinforcing his leading status in the industry.
“Design” represents different meanings for every master in history. These thoughts have influenced their creation and achievements, and also reflect their understanding of contemporary culture and lifestyles. Steve has his own unique thoughts and philosophy on design. Since his business start-up in 1987, Steve has broken through the traditional framework and geographical boundaries with brand-new thinking and forward-looking international vision, and taken his pace to the diversified development rooted in China with a global perspective, shepherding SLD into a world-leading interior design company.
In 2013, Steve was invited to join YOO, a global brand of real estate place-makers, developers and designers, founded by property entrepreneur John Hitchcox and world renowned designer Philippe Starck. He became the first Chinese Creative Director and established the brand - ‘Steve Leung & YOO’. In 2015, he also established “Steve Leung Exchange Ltd. (SLX)” as a bridge for domestic developers and international designers to jointly deliver world-class interior design projects in Mainland China, fostering collaborations across geographical boundaries.
Having achieved significant success during his design career spanning over 40 years, and believing that as a part of the society, it is necessary to shoulder certain social responsibilities, Steve has been actively participating in design-related public roles in recent years. He hopes to use his profession, experience and network to give back to the industry and society, as well as pay efforts to cultivate young designers. He has been invited on various occasions to be the judge of the world's authoritative design awards, including Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards, iF Design Award China, Red Dot Design Award, China Property Awards, iF Communication Design Award, etc. He was the President of the International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers (IFI) from 2017 to 2020, being the first Chinese President in IFI history. Steve has been the Executive Director of Design Committee of China National Interior Decoration Association (CIDA) since 2013 to present, and the Board of Directors of Hong Kong Design Centre since 2016 to present. In 2014, Steve joined hands with interior designers from the Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan to establish “C Foundation” to foster development of the design industry and education in China.