• Hotel ICON unveils designer suite by Vivienne Tam

    22 August 2012

    As part of its mission to showcase iconic artists and designers, Hong Kong’s Hotel Icon has unveiled a suite specially created by fashion designer Vivienne Tam, an alumnus of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), which owns the hotel.

    Against the sweeping views of the iconic Victoria Harbour, Ms Tam set out to create a one-off suite inspired by her New York flat and exuding a blend of chinoiserie and modernity, a signature of her style.

    The 80 square meter suite references modern design, Chinese accents and the principles of feng shui to render the room an effortless elegance and chic simplicity. It is an expression of her ideal proverbial home-away-from-home. The collaboration represents a homecoming of sorts for the New York-based designer whose brand of “China chic” is renowned worldwide.

    “As an alumnus of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, it is an honour to take on this challenging project. It’s my way of contributing to the very school that nurtured my interest in fashion design,” Ms Tam said.

    More information at www.hotel-icon.com.

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