About Us

red design create considered, immersive spaces for the world’s leading restaurant, hospitality and lifestyle brands.

Founded in 2007 in China, red design has grown into a diverse firm of 30 architects and interior designers working from offices in Shanghai and London.   We work on a global scale with specific expertise in emerging markets.

Whether we’re designing a fast casual concept; a fine dining restaurant or a boutique resort, we deliver fresh thinking and innovative solutions. Our design process involves plenty of conversation, a discerning approach, intuition and integrity. We respond to the requirements of our clients, the values and expectations of their customers, and the operational realities of their business.

OUR TEAM

Matthew Lemar
Matthew Lemar

Partner

Matthew is a Founding Partner of Red Design. An RIBA qualified architect, Matthew brings both creativity and rigor to Red Design’s portfolio of projects.

He oversees Red Design projects globally, ensuring that the right team is deployed for each project, a high level of service is maintained and a creative solution is delivered.

Michael McGirr
Michael McGirr

Partner

Michael is an Interior Architect and Partner of Red Design.He directs the design of Red’s projects from their conceptual origin to completion.

With over 100 F+B projects complete across China to date, Michael continues to apply his visionary ideas and strong attention to detail, ensuring Red Design remains at the forefront of global design thinking.

Iris Guo
Iris Guo

Associate Director

Since joining Red Design in 2011, Iris has developed rich experience in the implementation of projects across a range of scales.

As an Associate Director, Iris leads multiple project teams. She manages the design for a range of projects for international restaurant brands throughout China and places a high priority on successful project delivery and client satisfaction.

Audrey Wang
Audrey Wang

Associate Director

With a diverse background encompassing communication design, architecture and photography, Audrey exhibits strong visual design sensibilities and detail-oriented design ability from concept design to project execution.

She brings a wealth expertise with international brands to the role of Associate Director at Red Design and continues to produce compelling spatial design narratives for a range of clients in the hospitality sector.