The UCL Hong Kong Alumni gathered at Andante on Duddell Street for the pre-christmas party that was hosted with the guests of British Chevening Scholars (HK) Association and Peking University Alumni Association. Both alumni and guests sipped on champagne and enjoyed canapes before being treated to the Urbano (the meaning of “from the city” in Italian) photo exhibition, along with over twenty previously unpublished photographs taken by architect as well as the founder of Andante Tony Luk, architect Hubert Un and the students from architectural and fine art faculties, namely Heidi Au-Yeung (MArch Architecture), Arielle Tse (Slade School of Fine Art) and Cyrus Hung (Slade School of Fine Art). The thematic exhibition shows the way we sense and experience different aspects of urban & heritage space across the city. Photo courtesy of Anthony Shanks from UCL HK Club.
Moiselle hosted an exclusive cocktail party at Andante to celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary and was followed by a street fashion party at Duddell Street. The night began with a champagne reception during which guests were able to glance the Minotti’s 2017 new collection, which goes well beyond the stylistic execution, instead of bringing vitality to different lifestyles but also the ways of enchanting the home design. The collection exactly streamlined the idea of the Moiselle with stylish and exclusive designs.
Proceedings kicked off with the fashion show including the Moiselle’s new autumn winter 2017 collection, Rosamund Moiselle collection and “Real People” collection, which the Design Director, Harris Chan designed with specific looks for his friends.
The excitement in the air was highly evident as crowds arrived to witness this delightful event which was indeed the highlight of an international fashion show in Hong Kong.
Stepping into its 15th year’s in design industry, Buz Design Consultants Limited proudly hosted an intimate celebratory cocktail to commemorate this momentous milestone with its circle of friends, designers and architects who have supported the company throughout the years at Andante, on 13th January.
The celebration kicked off with a speech given by Principal, J Lee to thank all the VIPs and staff of Buz Design for their unfailing support. To highlight the evening, Buz Design invited Alex Cho, Alexander Baehr, Alison Jambert, Anja Silling, Frances Yung, Jan Henderson, Julia Monk, Peter Cookson Smith, Tony Sewell to mark the Buz Design’s 15th birthday. Proceedings kicked off with a performance by Stuart Palm, the mentalist. He was followed by a local band ‘Unknown Performing Artists’, Vincent Cheung and Christian Li who performed some of their well-known songs. All guests were having an unforgettable night with treated to an extraordinary feast of canapés and fusion delicacies, champagne and wine supplied by Gingers Catering.
The annual UCL Hong Kong Alumni Gathering this year took place at Andante, on 21st November. Tony Luk, founder and owner of Andante, also the graduate from the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, together with Andrew Ng, President of The UCL Alumni Hong Kong Club, and more than 40 alumni reconnected with old friends, reminisced and learned about the newest happenings on campus.
Also, Yale alumni were invited to join the cocktail party, to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Yale-UCL Collaborative.
The event showcased artwork from UCL professionals – Prof. John Aiken, Dr. Theresia Peng and Samson Lau. Contemporary bronze sculptures, pastel paintings and photomontages match Minotti’s latest furniture collection concordantly in Andante showroom. All guests indulged in signature peach champagne and enjoy the charming yet memorable night.
On November 26th, Andante was honoured to be proud hosts for a top-tier alumni welcome-back gathering for UCL – one of the leading research universities in the U.K., not to mention the world. The event sparked a lively exchange of inspiration and ideas between different generations of alumni – recent graduates and prominent graduates from the past. It was a true networking opportunity for all, and a definite night to remember.
Following a champagne reception came speeches by Professor Peter Bishop and Mr. Andrew Ng, the Chairman of the UCL Hong Kong Club. Other illustrious personnel in attendance included Mr. David Cobb, Director of Business Development, making this a truly stellar academic line-up.
Italian glamour has hit Chinese shores! Minotti by Andante opened amidst great fanfare on 25th October 2013 at Yanlord Landmark in Chengdu.
Attended by over a hundred glittering guests, the event was marked not only by the grand introduction of Minotti – world famous for its contemporary style to this remarkable blooming city, but also proved to be an important social occasion for all – rounds of chit-chatting and power networking took place amidst Italian canapés, drinks and light jazz.
Among the guests attending the ribbon cutting ceremony are honourable Mr. Antonio Laspina, Italian Trade Commissioner in Beijing & Coordinator of ICE Network in China; Mr. Steve Leung, Founder and Managing Director of Steve Leung Design Limited; Mr. Antonio Marelli, Minotti Resident Area Manager for China; Mr. Jason Huang, Chairman of Chengdu Sanhe Enterprise Group Co., Ltd.; Mr. Tony Luk, Founder and Managing Director of Andante and other corporate leaders.
A sharing session by Mr. Steve Leung is followed right after the ribbon cutting ceremony. Enthusiastic designers professionals and guests have spent an interactive afternoon with Steve, sharing their passion and insights in design concepts and philosophy.
Minotti by Andante位於成都的西南旗艦店於2013年10月25日在成都仁恆置地廣場舉行盛大開幕酒會! 意大利對外貿易委員會北京辦事處首席代表、暨中國區總協調官Mr. Antonio Laspina, Minotti 亞洲區總裁Mr. Antonio Marelli、梁志天設計有限公司創辦人及董事長梁志天先生; 成都三和集團董事長黄宗敏先生及其他貴賓在昂丹緹創辦人及董事長陸嘉鑾先生的陪同下進行剪綵,拉開了Minotti by Andante進駐西南市場的序幕。在場過百位的嘉賓情緒高漲，在意大利美點及動人的爵士樂襯托下, 所有嘉賓都賓至如歸。
On October 7th, UCL, one of the top leading universities in the world, hosted a night of champagne and sharing of success stories to celebrate the school’s new graduates. The list of guests included over 80 former UCL students who are now working as top professionals in their field – a true inspiration for the newly graduated. UCL Dean of Laws, Ms Dame Hazel Genn, was also in attendance.
The special event was held at Andante, where guests mingled amongst the latest collection from Minotti – “Design Identity 2011”.
十 月七日，世界知名的伦敦大学学院(UCL)举行了别开生面的交流会，往届毕业生们喝着香槟，来共同庆祝顺利毕业的新毕业生 ，并和新生分享成功的经历。此次聚会邀请的过80位UCL往届毕业生，俱已成为各行各业的翘楚，也将为新毕业的学生们创立榜样。UCL法学院的院长 Dame Hazel Genn女士，也出席了此次盛典。这次特别的聚会在Andante举办，大家在Minotti的最新系列“Design Identity 2011”旁把酒言欢。
Taste of Urban
The Month of Design was held throughout November 2009 to celebrate ANDANTE’s latest collection launch – MINOTTI 09. A series of events were presented to showcase the collection.
Over fifty VIPs had celebrated the opening event of The Month of Design on 13 Nov 2009 at ANDANTE to enjoy exclusive luxury lifestyle of wine tasting with expert from Bottega Gold and previewing of the new collection – MINOTTI 09.
Luxury Properties Magazine had celebrated its 3rd Anniversary at ANDATE on 19 June 2009. A cocktail party was hosted at this design ambience home venue with an evening of modern ballet dance and tippled from Grey Goose and Dewar’s Signature. Over 250 prestigious guests, including VIPs, socialites, design directors and other professionals attended the launch party at ANDANTE. Mr. Olivier Burlot, the Managing Director of Blu. Inc Media, extended a warm welcome to all guests and expressed his wishes to continue the strong ties with ANDANTE. The collaboration brought a brand new experience to luxurious lifestyle seekers. All performances were well received at the celebration created.
Minotti launched its latest collection – OneWorld Collection, while Steinway Lyngdorf expanded its series of integrated, fully digital music system, launched Steinway & Sons Model C Music System. To mark the occasion, a cocktail was specially held on 17 November, 2008 (Monday) in Andante and invited a list of guests included interior designer, home décor lover, music and audio lover. Minotti Asian Countries Area Manager Mr. Antonio Marelli and Steinway Lyngdorf President of Asia Pacific & Middle East, Ms. Suguna Madhavan flied to Hong Kong from Milan and Singapore respectively to attend the cocktail and share their opinion on interior design and to explore how Steinway & Sons Model C Music System can sit in such harmony within the Andante’s design ambience. Attended guests included Mrs. Yvette Yuen, Ms. Michelle Cheng, Mr. Gilbert Yeung, Ms. Diana Chang and Mr. Barrie Ho, etc.
Andante bringing more than 100 guests a thrilling night of excitement and extravagance at the ‘Race with the Spirit Rider’ Halloween Party at its Happy Valley Racecourse flagship premises, amid the first ever Halloween themed race night “The Phantom of the Races”.
The night was pumped with heat from track, especially the ‘Spirit Rider Handicap”. Blasted off with wicked performance, along with Halloween delicacies & delights, hot and sinful outfits, the journey with the Spirit Rider was unbeatably rocking.