Creative Director & Founder Vera Edith Dieckmann established XO
Atelier in December 2018, to fulfill the breadth of her creative potential in the field of design. A graduate Engineer, she specialized in architecture, going on to gain over 23 years experience across all areas of Interior Design.
Working for renowned practices including David Ling in NewYork, Gunther Spitzley in Zurich, Matteo Thun Studio in Milan and DWP
Malaysia, Vera also honed her skills at Global Hospitality chains Marriott Holdings and Accor, broadening her knowledge of custom product design: light installations, furniture, textiles and accessories.
Driven by her innate desire to discover a unique path, Vera launched her own studio to offer clients the support and dedicated services they need.
Her official debut as a product designer was born from a successful
collaboration with lighting brand Lasvit and firmly established Vera as a native talent in the field.The handmade glass installation entitled FLOW, launched at Downtown Design in Dubai, inspired a new strand of creativity for her studio.
The team has now grown to accommodate collaborations with creative talents from around the globe, encompassing experts in various fields of design.
Based in Hong Kong, XO Atelier opened a second studio in Dubai in 2020 and is looking to expand their reach organically in new markets.
Founded on strong values, the studio creates a work environment that lives and breathes its philosophy, for the benefit of every member of the team and its clients around the world.
' I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares '
( Saul Bass 1920 -1996 )