Adrian Cheng’s Museum Retail Art Malls
Art & Business | Young Chinese entrepreneur, Harvard graduate and former UBS and Goldman Sachs’s executive Adrian Cheng is developing K11, a brand of lifestyle malls in China that include art spaces. He calls his concept the Museum Retail Art Mall and it aims to bring together commerce and art, in addition to laying the groundwork for international influence.
A family empire
Born into a prominent Hong Kong family, Adrian Cheng is the grandson of Cheng Yu Tun, founder of the Chow Tai Fook (good luck) empire : the world’s number one jewelry distributor, with 2,317 outlets in Asia. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, in 2008 Adrian Cheng creates his own brand K11, focusing on 3 key values : Art – Nature – People. A creatively minded collector, the young multimillionaire is developing initiatives integrating art and retail.
Creation meets commerce
The Museum Retail Art Mall focuses on exploring lifestyle, creating a space outside of daily life for the consumer, (…)
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