British born design maverick, Michael Young finds himself often being inspired by the Tsim Sha Tsui neighbourhood. Since 2003 he has his studio in the central part of Hong Kong just on the other side of Victoria Harbour. After studying furniture and product design at Kingston University, he launched Michael Young Studio in 1992 and headed to Iceland, Brussels, Taipei and, finally Hong Kong, where he now resides. “I always wanted to get my life to a point where I can be wherever I want to at any point in time, he says.


The Lonely Guy perfectly dramatizes the fears many of us have about dining alone.

Dining at a table for one can be an inspiring experience in our hyper connected world just because you can disconnect for a while. Immediately after the launch in the summer of 2013, EENMAAL became an attractive worldwide known brand for temporary disconnection. Since opening of the first temporarily restaurant ‘EENMAAL’ till today each pop up is completely sold out according to Marina Goor. 

Herbert Ohl (1926-2012): After he studied architecture in Karlsruhe,  Ohl worked with Egon Eiermann till 1954. Untill 1956 Ohl worked as an architect at the University Hospital in Saarbrücken, and after that as a freelance designer and architect in in Ulm, Germany

Herbert Ohl was a lecturer at departments building at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG Ulm) and member of the board (1955–1968). In 1968 he moved to Milan were he worked together with the Italian architect Gino Valle. He also worked as on several projects for Fiat but also for several furniture companies such as Brionvega , Arflex and Matteograssi. For Fantoni Ohl designed a office-desk system ( now part of the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York), In 1982 his O-Line chair was introduced by the German furniture company Wilkhahn 

From 1975 till1979 Ohl was board member at ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design). From 1984 till 1991 he was professor Automotive Design at the Pforzheim University and from 1988 he became professor Industrial Design at the University of Illinois, Chicago.