Studio RYTE is an energetic and innovative design studio comprised of agile and passionate inventers, architects, designers and engineers. The multi-disciplinary design team is dedicated to harness technology and craftsmanship to redefine mundane urban objects, materials and space.We believe that any sensible design requires a thorough understanding of the context and the subject. Our team navigates across fields of spatial design and object design to provide the optimum solution for clients who look for a comprehensive design.

Besides exterior façade design and interior spatial design, we have worked on several Kickstarter campaigns in the past few years. We also exhibited our furniture series in SaloneSatellite in Milan last year. Our works were covered by Dezeen, DesignMilk, Core77, Gizmodo, Notcot, SCMP, Perspective, Yahoo and more.

We operate beyond silos. We generate powerful designs through interdisciplinary conversations and collaborations. We experiment with details, explore novel ways of fabrication as well as test out different spatial qualities in order to create the unique user experience. With studio RYTE, nothing is impossible. We will make it right for you.

RYTE CNC digital fabrication

Our Team

  1. Dennis Cheung

    Founder Registered Architect, HKIA, Assoc. AIA BAAS (HKU), MArch (MIT), MSc(CPM) (HKU)

    Dennis is a Hong Kong Registered Architect trained at MIT and HKU with a strong focus on digital fabrication and material innovation. He believes that good designs work across disciplines and scales and that he is driven to solve problems for the greater good. Prior to RYTE, Dennis worked in renowned offices in Japan, China and Italy. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Design+, HKU Faculty of Architecture.

    Dennis Cheung
  2. Tommy Yeung

    Project Director Registered Architect, AIA, BA Int.D (PolyU), BArch (Houston), MArch (Columbia)

    Tommy, licensed in the US and founder of TYPE, has over 20 years of project management experiences across the globe, including mix-used development, commercial buildings, residential towers and retail malls. Award-winning projects include the Taikoo Hui in Guangzhou and Remington Retail Center and Residence in Toronto. He graduated from Columbia University.

    Tommy Yeung
  3. Paul Yau

    Interior Designer

    Paul graduated from the School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2018. He believes that design is a powerful media to make the world a better place to live in. Good designs serve as solutions to problems as well as sources of inspiration. More so, they are the vehicles that convey hope.

    Paul Yau
  4. Benji Poon

    Furniture Designer

    Benji is a Hong Kong furniture and interior designer. He obtained his Bachelor of Industrial Design in Melbourne, Australia. He designs tables and chairs for commercial projects ranging from restaurants, retail and offices interior. He believes in timeless quality and enjoys providing creative solutions for the people and the society.

    Benji Poon
  5. Eka Tjong

    Brand Designer

    Born and raised in Indonesia, Eka developed a fondness in creating beautiful and heartfelt things from a young age. An idealist by nature, her attitude in design is justified, responsible and considerate. She graduated top of her class in Communication Design with 3 years full scholarship at Nihon University, Japan.

    Eka Tjong
  6. Miu Pun

    Interior Designer

    Miu graduated from the School of Interior Design from Swinburne, Melbourne. She has worked in the industry for five years before joining RYTE. She is skilled in residential and office interior projects. She loves to use sophisticated colour and material to achieve aesthetically pleasing environment for the people living in the space.

    Miu Pun
  7. Yeung Tang

    Assistant Interior Designer

    Yeung is an interior design graduate from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University who it passionate about craft and woodwork. He believes that design has the power to connect people, objects, and places to create quality moments. He strives to create space and furniture that elicit joy and satisfaction.

    Yeung Tang
  8. Calvin Ng

    Assistant Product Designer
  9. Catherine Wong


    Catherine is a dedicated secretary with many years of experience in the design industry. With her keen eye for detail and love of the industry, she is always seeking new opportunities to learn and grow alongside the designers she supports.

    Catherine Wong
  10. Bied Bied

    Studio Manager

    Bied Bied is our beloved office cat at Studio RYTE. She is an 8 year-old bicolor British Shorthair. On most days, she ventures the office on the hunt for the perfect napping spot. Even though she can be naughty at times, we can always count on her to cheer us up, rain or shine.

    Bied Bied
  11. Buod Buod

    Studio Supervisor

    Buod Buod is a charming 5-year-old white British Shorthair cat. His daily routine revolves around hunting for food and playing with toys. Despite he is naughty sometimes, his undeniable handsomeness and adorable appearance always seem to bail him out. His high energy levels and insatiable curiosity blend seamlessly into the studio environment, making him the perfect fit for our team.

  12. Past Teammates

    Oscar Wong, Whitney Lau, Dickson Yau, Joyce Chong, Shum Fung, Emily Fu, Jessica Lin, Coco Tang, Katherine Wong, Sam Kwan, Alex Yuen, Janice Lau, Linus Kung, Bumjin Kim, Leon Fong, Jonathan So, Dicky Chu, James Lam, Gu Lik Hang, Larry Tse, Erica Yip, Ardis Leung, Soyeon Jung, Josephine Tse, Adela Kwong, Joyce Yick, Vincci Sin, Jackey Ip, Carmen Lee, Hui Kin Fung, Aaron Chan, Ngan Ching Ying.

Awards + Honors

  1. 2023

    1. SaloneSatellite Award

      Triplex Stool 4.0 – Second Prize

  2. 2022

    1. INDE Awards

      BIPO Beauty Clinic - The Health & Wellbeing Space, Shortlisted

  3. 2021

    1. Wallpaper* Magazine Design Award

      Triplex Stool – Seating Design, Longlisted, Shortlisted

  4. 2020

    1. Dezeen Awards

      Triplex Stool - Seating Design, Longlisted, Shortlisted

    2. Architizer A+Awards

      Triplex Stool – Residential Seating, Special Mention

    3. INDE Awards

      Triplex Stool - The Object, Honourable Mention

    4. Pure Talents Contest 2020

      Awarded to 18 designers out of 1000 applicants for Cologne Imm Furniture Fair. One of the most internationally renowned design competitions for young designers

  5. 2019

    1. Architizer A+ Awards

      Stools Up – Residential Seating, Special Mention

    2. Sky Design Awards

      Morokok - Visual Design, Bronze

    3. Sky Design Awards

      Rattan Series - Furniture Design, Bronze

    4. Chengdu International Home Design Award by iF

      Cuddle Series, Winner

    5. The Cleverest Awards by Architectural Digest

      Catssup – Best 50 Products

  6. 2018

    1. China Interior Design 40Under40 (Hong Kong)

      Award given to outstanding young Hong Kong interior designers.

    2. Perspective 40 Under 40 Award in Architecture

      Award given to recognize their achievements that leads the future of design in Asia-Pacific region.

    3. Sina New Power Interior Design Award

      Award given to future leaders in the interior design industry across 12 cities in China.

    4. Young Design Talent Award

      DFA Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award. Under 35.

  7. 2017

    1. ARCASIA Travel Prize in Architecture

      Fellowship given to Young Architects (40 years and under) to conduct design &travel research on humanitarian architecture

  8. 2016

    1. Design for Asia Award

      Awarded to Movabar, Merit Award

    2. 100k Dreamcatcher

      Awarded to Movabar, Winner

  9. 2015

    1. Design for Asia Award

      Awarded to SR Salon (Re-materializing the Abandoned), Merit

    2. American Institute of Architects Hong Kong

      Awarded to Timber Scooper, Merit

    3. American Institute of Architects Hong Kong

      Awarded to Timber Scooper, Sustainable Design Award

    4. International Design Awards

      Awarded to Movabar, Honourable Mention


  1. 2023

    1. Italy, Biennale Architettura

      18th International Architecture Exhibition

    2. France, JEC World

      The Leading International Composites Show

    3. Italy, Salone del Mobile


    4. China, Renewed Creativity

      Roving Exhibition Wuhan, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou

  2. 2021

    1. Hong Kong, HKTDC

      Hong Kong DesignInspire – Street & Stories

  3. 2020

    1. China, HKTDC x Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo

      Hong Kong DesignInspire

    2. Hong Kong, PMQ

      RE-EDIT Hong Kong Showcase

    3. Germany, Imm Cologne

      Pure Talents Contest

    4. Germany, ZOW Bad Salzuflen

      Best of Pure Talents Contest

  4. 2019

    1. Hong Kong, HKTDC x BODW

      Hong Kong DesignInspire – Retro Innovations at HKCEC

    2. France, Paris Design Week

      Meet My Project

    3. Italy, Salone del Mobile


    4. Italy, Milan Design Week

      Meet My Project

  5. 2018

    1. China, CIFF Shanghai

      China International Furniture Fair

    2. Italy, Salone del Mobile


    3. China, Beijing Open Heart Design Alliance

      Open Heartopia

  6. 2017

    1. Thailand, Bangkok TCDC

      Design Dialogue

  7. 2016

    1. Hong Kong, HKTDC x BODW

      Hong Kong DesignInspire at HKCEC

  8. 2015

    1. Hong Kong, The American Institute of Architects Hong Kong Chapter

      Honours and Awards Exhibitions at PMQ

    2. Hong Kong, The American Institute of Architects Hong Kong Chapter

      Honours and Awards Exhibitions at Exchange Square

    3. Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Social Innovation Festival

      10 Day Fest at Jockey Club Innovation Tower


  1. 2023

    1. USA, Circular Design-Glossary

      Triplex Stool

    2. Canada, Pendulum Magazine

      Salone Satellite

    3. Italy, La Repubblica

      Salone Satellite

    4. Hong Kong, Ming Pao Weekly

      Salone Satellite

    5. Italy, The Living

      Salone Satellite

    6. Italy, Stir World

      Salone Satellite

    7. Italy, Prima Como

      Salone Satellite

    8. Hong Kong, Tatler

      Salone Satellite

    9. China, Shi Fair

      Salone Satellite

    10. USA, Interior Design

      Salone Satellite

    11. Italy, IFDM

      Salone Satellite

    12. USA, Designing Lighting

      Salone Satellite

    13. USA, Office Insight

      Salone Satellite

    14. Hong Kong, HKET

      Salone Satellite

    15. USA, Metropolis

      Salone Satellite

    16. Italy, Designboom

      Salone Satellite

  2. 2021

    1. Italy, Yanko Design

      Triplex Stool

  3. 2020

    1. UK, Dezeen

      Triplex Stool

    2. Hong Kong, Design Anthology

      2020 Design in Asia The New Wave

    3. Hong Kong, Modern Home

      Triplex Stool

    4. Hong Kong, City Magazine

      Design Inspire

    5. Italy, Designboom

      Re-Edit - Triplex

  4. 2019

    1. Germany, AD Choice

      Trends 2020

    2. Hong Kong, Perspective

      Cabinet T

    3. Hong Kong, Be Inspire

      Adaptable Seating

  5. 2018

    1. Hong Kong, Metro Pop

      Catssup Collection

    2. Hong Kong, City Magazine


    3. Hong Kong, City Magazine

      Timber Scooper

    4. Hong Kong, Perspective

      40 Under 40 Awards

    5. Hong Kong, Modern Home

      Salone Satellite

    6. Hong Kong, Property Times


    7. USA, Cision PR Newswire


    8. Hong Kong, Modern Home

      Salone Satellite

    9. USA, Mental Floss


  6. 2017

    1. Hong Kong, MR

      Space Saver

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