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Kelvin Ho

Dezeen Awards 2020 judge Kelvin Ho

Kelvin Ho is the founding director of Sydney-based spatial communications practice, Akin Atelier.

Ho founded Akin Atelier in 2005 after studying architecture at the University of Sydney. The studio has since worked on over 400 projects in the sectors of retail, hospitality, public space, residential and set design.

The Australian architect's portfolio includes interior designs for Camilla and Marc and Dion Lee stores, as well as set design for The Australian Ballet.

Currently operating between Sydney and New York City, Ho leads a studio of 17 architects, interior architects, interior designers, design strategists and brand specialists.

He is an active contributor to the Australian design community, presenting at creative conferences, design discussion panels and lecturing at universities.

Ho recently revealed how he started his own design firm for the Dezeen Jobs careers guide.



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