We love to call Hong Kong home and explore its enchanting neighborhoods and an iconic skyline, the bustling twinkling harbor, delicious kitchen fayre, fiercely protected nature, colorful traditions, and double-decker trams. It’s a unique congested city that is watched over by the island’s highest peak Tai Mo Shan. Little Steps Asia has ambled through some of the city’s finest galleries and studios to find you some unique art for your home that you’ll treasure forever.
Stephen Chow, originally from Australia, is never without his camera in hand. He explores the vibrant city experimenting with aerial and long shutter techniques that bring alive the city's vitality. His use of natural light, the weather, and the atmosphere truly bring his city portraits alive. Chow's playful eye for detail and witty use of words gives you an alternative view of the city. His photographs are printed on fine art luster paper with perfected saturated color and look fabulous on any wall. There are various options for metal printing, acrylic mount, or framed. From HK$550.00 including free local shipping
Stephen Chow, https://stephenchowphotography.com/
The Swedish owner of Tiny Island Maps designs and prints beautifully hand-crafted maps of Hong Kong and some of your favorite neighborhoods. You might have a favorite place that will always remind you of the city. The cute cat in the local laundry, the clatter and ding dings of the local tram, or the corner cha chaan teng where you enjoy a sweet tea. Tiny Island Maps was founded on appreciating communities. Each map is printed by hand, one by one, using the traditional silk screen techniques on recycled Italian acid paper. The city maps are colorful and defined by area, while the community prints are identified by road names that form part of the intricate design. There are also some art prints and other personalized gifts in the collection. Prints from HK$150 plus shipping
Tiny Maps, https://tinyislandmaps.com/
In a nutshell, Steven and Richard, the founders of KAKAHUETTE, are passionate about art photography. They are dedicated to Hong Kong and their various artists that bring the city alive with the creative visual stories of their landscapes. Each of the artists has an inimitable style and photography techniques which makes every photograph completely unique. KAKAHUETTE is dedicated to providing its photographers with an extraordinary platform to support their art. Each photograph is a limited edition, is bespoke, and framed according to your own style. From HK$599 plus shipping
The Odd One Out is the only gallery in Hong Kong dedicated to illustrators, printmakers, and graphic artists from around the world. The gallery encourages Hong Kong artists to explore new mediums, including artist books and limited edition prints. The Odd One Out always seeks new talent to bring warmth, joy, and happiness into your home. You can visit the gallery or order online. From HK$1000 plus shipping
Odd One Out, https://oddoneout.hk/
Louise graduated from art school in London. She worked for many years as a designer for high-end packaging design companies and developed a true love for color, typography, detailed artwork, and illustration. Her colorful multi-layered art is painstakingly created through graphic design, photographs, and illustrations. She digitally weaves her designs together to form an eccentric scene printed on 310gsm German Hahnemuhle etching paper or 100% cotton canvas with archival Giclee inks. From HK$2500 plus shipping
Louise Hill Design, https://hk.louise-hill-design.com/
Friends Elsa Jeandedieu and Carol Bellese Choi, two mural artists joined forces and created On Paper Lab. Their mission, passion, and love for art have led them to curate a beautiful collection of hand-crafted paintings and drawings that you can hang in your home. Their playful and fun styles portray the iconic everyday Hong Kong that we all take for granted. Velvety smooth ink is printed in rich colors onto premium white matte paper and made to order. From HK$300 plus shipping
On Paper Lab, https://onpaperlab.com/
VZOW is an online gallery and community that provides original artwork, custom-made art pieces, and high-end prints. Art lovers can purchase reasonably priced and innovative art. VZOW supports its artists and interviews them in the blog section of the website. It allows you to meet the artists and comprehend their art and inspiration. Their market curators are always looking for new and exciting talent. There is a glorious collection of 'My Hong Kong' art; the rest is worldwide.
From HK$1000 plus shipping
Bamboo Scenes is a gorgeous photographic gallery based in the farm-to-table eatery Locofama in the eclectic and fun neighborhood of Sai Ying Pun. The online gallery is vibrantly packed with some of Hong Kong's favorite photographers that capture the city's mood. Each of the prints comes in three sizes and is carefully printed and framed by local artisans. 10 percent of the cost is donated to charitable organizations across the city in an effort to create a harmonious neighborhood and community. From HK$1800 plus shipping
Bamboo Scenes, https://bambooscenes.com/
YellowKorner is another studio founded by friends with a passion. Alexandre de Metz and Paul-Antoine Briat founded the studio in 2006 with the ambition to make photography accessible. The gallery provides an outlet for artists across numerous photography movements and a place where iconic talents of the past, present, and future meet. The photographs are available in various formats and finishes, framed and unframed, black and white, and color. They use traditional paper and non-digital printing techniques. You can purchase prints from the gallery or online. From HK$1000 plus shipping
Yellow Korner, https://www.yellowkorner.com/
Sam Wong and Victor Cheng grew up together, and attended the same schools and art programs. It wasn't until Victor and Sam’s paths crossed over their mutual love for great coffee and photographs. They began to freelance together and explore destinations around the world. Their online gallery brings you pastel-colored photographs from dusty Jaipur to super-urban Hong Kong. They mix their love of social media and more serious architecture and travel imagery for fun and retro prints. Each photograph is printed onto archival luster paper and is without borders or frames. The limited edition prints are signed, dated, and numbered. From HK$460 plus shipping.
The APT Studios, https://www.theaptstudios.com/
Main Image is sourced from Louise Hill Design.
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