Li Xiang Founder

In 2011, Li Xiang founded X+Living Architectural Design in Shanghai, and has ever since been building her own design team working at the cutting edge of art, fashion and business. She has gained cross-field achievements by exploring interior design as an architect, creating many design works with commercial and aesthetic values in the culture, retail, hotel and other industries. Her high-profile design has become the benchmark in aesthetic design and strategic design, and won international recognition with a series of top international awards. She was awarded three Andrew Martin’s International Interior Design Award, 2 Platinum award and 9 Golden award in A Design Awards. Li Xiang is the first Chinese designer that was invited as a jury member of the Frame Awards. In 2020, she was selected as the only Chinese designer in FAST COMPANY: ‘Global: Most Creative People in Business’ that year. Owing to her guidance and management, X+Living has become an excellent design team with international presence, and continues to convey its unique design ideas to the world.

Honors and Awards:
2021 The 25th Andrew Martin Awards - International Interior Design
2021 Architecture MasterPrize - 1 Best of Best and 4 Winner Awards
2021 ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture Interior Designers of the Year
2021 Project Management Institute: Future 50
2021 Architizer A+Awards - Commercial - Retail Space Jury Winner
2021 Archiproducts Design Awards - Jury
2021 Loop Design Awards - Jury
2020 Interior Design Best of Year Awards - Best Mixed Retail Space
2020 UK Restaurant & Bar Design Awards - International Color
2020 The 24th Andrew Martin Awards - International Interior Design
2020 FAST COMPANY Global: Most Creative People in Business
2020 Hospitality Design Magazine“2020 Wave of the Future”
2020 Frame Awards - Entertainment Venue of the Year
2020 Archdaily Best of building - winner of interior architecture
2019 International Design Awards - Gold Award
2019 DDF Award: China Decoration Designing Industry TOP10 Youths
2019 Interior Design Best of Year Awards - Best Bookstore Design
2019 FAST COMPANY CHINA: Most Creative People in Business 100
2019 Prix Versailles Awards - Special Prize Interior
2019 Frame Awards - Jury
2018 UK Restaurant & Bar Design Awards - Best Restaurant Design
2018 Frame Awards - Designer of the Year & Multi-Brand Store of the Year
2018 Prix Versailles Awards - Special Prize Interior
2017 The 21st Andrew Martin Awards - International Interior Design
2017 AD100 Most influential Chinese Designers
2017 Prix Versailles Awards - Global Prize Interior
2017 FRAME 20 Years: 20 Creatives Defining the Future
2016 Interior Design Best of Year Awards - Best Bookstore Design
2015 Forbes China’s 30 Most Promising Designers