Rossana Hu

Founding Partner, Neri&Hu and Design Republic

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu are Founding Partners of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, an interdisciplinary international architectural design practice based in Shanghai with an additional office in London. They were named EDIDA Designers of the Year 2017; the German Design Council ICONIC Awards Interior Designers of the Year 2017; Maison&Objet Asia Designers of The Year 2015; and Wallpaper* Designers of The Year 2014. The firm was also the winner of the 2014 World Architectural Festival. Neri and Hu were invited as the guests of honour at imm cologne to create Das Haus 2015. In the same year, they were appointed as Creative Directors of Stellar Works. Neri&Hu works on a number of industrial design products for various brands in Europe including Artemide, BD Barcelona Design, Fritz Hansen, Gandia Blasco, MOOOI, Poltrona Frau, S.Pellegrino and Wallpaper* Handmade.

Hu received a master’s degree in architecture and urban planning from Princeton University. Before establishing Neri&Hu, she worked for Michael Graves & Associates, Ralph Lerner, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in New York City, and The Architects Collaborative (TAC) in San Francisco. She is the Regional Advisor for The Atlas of 21st Century Architecture. Like her partner, Hu serves on numerous prestigious professional and academic committees around the globe.