She’s also preparing to fly to her hometown of Melbourne, Australia that evening to be with her eldest daughter who attends boarding school there. Amid the madness, she still asks if she can offer me a cup of tea or something to eat.
Multitasking is Dong’s speciality. Her design firm, The Good Studio, is behind projects such as PHVLO Hatch, a vintage-inspired shophouse that combines a café and retail space in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. The project took home the social award at the Frame Awards, from the interior design magazine, in 2020. Her non-profit organisation K For Kids, meanwhile, has been helping support and empower children from disadvantaged backgrounds, including providing foster care.
Her latest venture, and today’s subject, is The New Moon: an online shop selling new age tools that have a contemporary edge, which she launched on November 15, 2020. That was on the new moon in Scorpio, which was a deliberate choice, of course.
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