Valerie gregori mckenzie
ART DIRECTOR & BRAND EDITOR - specializing in Life Style concepts, mixing vernacular and modern aesthetics with a passion for all things traditional, the Japanese designer/maker movement and the beauty and usefulness of domestic objects.
After working as a designer for well-known Fashion houses in Europe & the USA, she moved to South-East Asia to establish her Life Style brand MAISON SONG in 2001. Well known for translating tropical life style and local craft traditions into modern aesthetics, SONG brand has sold in over 30 countries around the world and in luxury Resorts & Hotels groups (Hyatt, One & Only, Six Senses, Anantara, Song Saa…).
Currently Editor in Residence in Murozumi, Yamaguchi, Japan.
INTERESTED in opportunities to travel and work in challenging environments where vernacular crafts and traditions have a place in the every day life..
VGMcK is also passionate about the potentials of THE BLUE ECONOMY and the work of Sir Gunter Pauli, exploring opportunities and potential via her blog THE BLUE ACADEMY / In association with THE ISLAND ACADEMY - Murozumi, Yamaguchi, Japan.
Link to: THE BLUE ACADEMY
Clients & commercial work include: SQ ROOTS UK, BINA Design USA, RESOURCE DECOR HK, HP FRANCE Japan, ASPLUND Japan, JOURNAL STANDARD Japan, ACTUS Japan, TINE K HOME Denmark, CLUB 21 HK, HYATT South-East Asia, SIX SENSES Vietnam, Maison SONG Vietnam, ONE & ONLY, PALACIO DE HIERO Mexico , SAX FIFTH AVENUE USA, JIM THOMPSON Thailand, and more …
VGMcK is represented by Asia Song Design, Hong Kong.
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