INTRODUCTIONKokaistudios is an award winning multi-disciplinary design firm founded in 2000 in Venice by Italian architects Filippo Gabbiani & Andrea Destefanis. Founded with the dream to create a collaborative office of young and talented architects devoted to researching and formulating the design solutions to the demands of tomorrow and capable of working on a worldwide basis; the firm has grown after 10 years into a team of 25 people headquartered in Shanghai, P.R.C.Kokaistudios has completed over 120 projects in the last 7 years in all fields of design, and we have received numerous awards including the “Top 40 under 40 award” from Perspective magazine and 2 UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage awards for our the Bund 18 and Huai Hai Lu 796 projects. Our focus remains firmly on working throughout Asia on challenging; interesting; and innovative projects, and to offering our clients creative solutions and the highest levels of service. TOTAL DESIGNInspired by the old artistic laboratories of Venice where the best craftsmen from all over the world and from all kinds of artistic traditions were put together to benefit each other skills; Kokaistudios today has assembled a team of professionals coming from different experiences and backgrounds; all tied together by their enthusiasm and curiosity to research clever; innovative and elegant ways of approaching every different branch of design. Today our diverse design team approaches all our projects with great creativity and professionalism, a strength that is growing ever more important as our clients demand projects with unique and memorable identities coupled with consistently high quality of design. As a small multidisciplinary firm Kokaistudios is able to apply its design vision to any scale of project and to provide a TOTAL DESIGN package of services; from architectural design of innovative and sustainable buildings, to careful restoration of historical heritage up to full customized interior design inclusive of lighting, furniture, decoration and visual and signage designs. Thanks to this extraordinary design power and to the open attitude of the firm to approach any kind of exciting design challenges, Kokaistudios has been invited to design an impressive number of projects; institutional & government buildings such as museums and universities; renovation of heritage buildings converted into successful and glamorous commercial venues, innovative and completely custom designed boutique hotels, signature restaurants for top chefs, sales centers and show flats; clubs and lounge bars listed among the best in the world and elegant retail concepts for prestigious brands; including Richemont Group and Vacheron Constantin. The result has been a constant stream of award winning projects, and a many long term clients.