Lisa von Ortenberg

After graduating from the JSM School of Journalism, Lisa von Ortenberg first worked as a reporter for Die Welt, then as an editor for Glamour and finally as a head reporter for Jolie. After becoming a freelance journalist in 2005, she began reporting from Asia as a correspondent for the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the NZZ am Sonntag, amongst others.

Bild/Picture The Upper House – The Next Generation of Hotels

The Upper House – The Next Generation of Hotels

How Marcel Thoma, hotel manager of Hong Kong’s The Upper House, uses an understated concept of relaxed luxury to create the acclaimed establishment’s unique character. Continue »

Bild/Picture Kenneth Cobonpue - It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

Kenneth Cobonpue - It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

Strongly influenced by his beloved mother’s creativity, Kenneth Cobonpue is the creative force behind the best-known luxury brand in the Philippines. Continue »

Bild/Picture Chef Studio by Eddy – Undercover Passion

Chef Studio by Eddy – Undercover Passion

From Public to Private – Celebrity Chef Eddy Leung Cooks for a Wide Audience Continue »

Bild/Picture Noritaka Tatehana – Extreme Shoemaker

Noritaka Tatehana – Extreme Shoemaker

Designed and handcrafted in a Tokyo bachelor pad: The iconic platform shoes that elevated Lady Gaga’s brand even higher and drew international attention to her designer. Continue »

Bild/Picture Shang Xia: The Pinnacle of Chinese Lifestyle

Shang Xia: The Pinnacle of Chinese Lifestyle

Artist Jiang Qiong Er takes "Design – Made in China" to unheard-of heights. Continue »

Bild/Picture TREE — Because naturally, you wood!

TREE — Because naturally, you wood!

Kate Babington, a Hong Kong citizen who makes new furniture out of reclaimed wood. Continue »


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