Timothy Cheng

Founder and Managing Director of Tiron Interior Architecture

Tim is a well-known figure in the Hong Kong design profession. He spent 5 years studying Architecture in the United Kingdom and subsequently worked for the renowned firm of global architects, Foster + Partners. In 2000, he returned to his native Hong Kong and advanced his career with a number of award-winning firms in various Project Director roles, specializing in workplace design and implementation for prestigious financial sector clients. Fulfilling a lifetime ambition to run his own firm, he established Tiron Interior Architecture in 2009.

Tim’s works have received numerous awards, including Hong Kong Trade Development Council Lighting Design awards, Perspective 40under40 awards, Perspective awards and Formica Design awards. He has been the judge of awards at the Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, Today’s Living magazine and Perspective Student awards.

Tim’s designs have been featured in various publications, such as the leading design industry magazine Perspective and The South China Morning Post, as well as on television. He also exhibited his MUJI chair at the Detour program organised by Ambassadors of Design. Tim was invited by the HKTDC Inno Design Tech Expo to design and exhibit a specially built artwork made of paper called the “Urban Framework”.

Tim was the director and elected to the Executive Committee Member of the internationally accredited Hong Kong Interior Design Association (2009-17), Hong Kong Designers Association and Asia Pacific Creativity Industries Association. He is also a member of the China Institute of Interior Design. Tim also serves as a HKTDC advisory committee member; Panel member of the Design Incubation Programme and PMQ.

Tim is committed to “giving back” to the wider society. He was appointed as the HKU Space external academic committee member, a part-time lecturer and instructor at the City University of Hong Kong – SCOPE, Hong Kong Design Institute of Vocational Education and the Hong Kong Productivity Council, he shares his knowledge and experience to inspire future leaders in the interior design profession.

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