When it came time to leave the nest, Jamie Rogers turned to his mother for help in creating a grown-up space in which he could work and entertain
Step Inside a 600sqft Sheung Wan Apartment Designed for a Modern Gentleman
By Alice Chan
“Mother knows best” is a mantra that mums around the world love to tell their children. For some lucky mums, it’s a saying that will ring true even as their children become adults, as was the case for Jamie Rogers when he needed help refurbishing his studio home in Sheung Wan.
When Jamie returned home to Hong Kong after completing school, it was time to leave the nest and find a place of his own, to live and do his work as a freelance graphic designer. He sought help and advice from his mother, Kay Rogers, who also designed her own two homes in Hong Kong and Phuket, and another studio for Jamie’s brother. Jamie requested a few things such as an overall wooden and minimalist theme, a fully working kitchen in brushed steel and matte black and lots of storage and dark furnishings. Scroll through the gallery below (Photography: Edgar Tapan; Styling: Anji Connell) to discover more: