White Jacket blends global inspirations and differentiated experiences to capture the essence of future luxury in hospitality and food and beverage design. Created in 2010 by Patricia Ho Douven, White Jacket is an integrated, multi-disciplinary design studio supported by a team of creative, highly skilled, and driven designers bringing international exposures and experiences to this bespoke design studio.
The practice has expanded rapidly, supporting studios in Thailand and Philippines founded in 2018, along with an Art consultancy wing, Wonder by WJ, established in 2019.
White Jacket focuses on projects that challenge, stimulate and enhance skills and experiences. There are no boundaries in design, as the studio aspires to create a holistic design world that encompasses all design elements. This has led to designing bespoke furniture, fittings and equipment pieces and creating distinctive brand and identity services for projects.
The collective experiences of White Jacket in interior design is highly diverse, from commercial five star hotels to boutique lifestyle hotels. These experiences allow the practice to blend boutique hotel design sensibilities with commercial five-star hotels standard of luxury.
Currently the studio is working some exciting projects such as the Rosewood Hotel in Ningbo China, Kimpton Resort (Winter Olympics 2022), Intercontinental Hotel in Bangkok, Intercontinental Hotel in Nanjing China, Shangri-La Hotel in Kunming China, Kimpton Resort Bali and JW Marriott Resort Maldives, to name but a few.
The variety of high profile and iconic projects has made White Jacket one of the most notable young Interior Design Studios in the industry today.
Photography: Justin Oh, Martin Westlake, and Owen Raaggett