Two Hermès bicycles near the entrance of the atelier became Van Damme’s when her husband raised his hand mistakenly at a Mother’s Choice charity auction. Styling: Flavia Markovits. Photography: John Butlin. Photo assistant: Timothy Tsang
Two Hermès bicycles near the entrance of the atelier became Van Damme’s when her husband raised his hand mistakenly at a Mother’s Choice charity auction. Styling: Flavia Markovits. Photography: John Butlin. Photo assistant: Timothy Tsang

Fashion designer’s Hong Kong atelier is an East-meets-West study in statement and style rich in contrast, its walls hung with art

  • Fashion designer Marie France Van Damme’s elegant Kwun Tong atelier has an overhaul that reflects its industrial origins and the area’s history
  • An extension of her house in Clear Water Bay, it is filled with stylish, comfortable furniture, glossy coffee table books and interesting objets d’art

Two Hermès bicycles near the entrance of the atelier became Van Damme’s when her husband raised his hand mistakenly at a Mother’s Choice charity auction. Styling: Flavia Markovits. Photography: John Butlin. Photo assistant: Timothy Tsang
Two Hermès bicycles near the entrance of the atelier became Van Damme’s when her husband raised his hand mistakenly at a Mother’s Choice charity auction. Styling: Flavia Markovits. Photography: John Butlin. Photo assistant: Timothy Tsang
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