TAI CHENG WEI
founder of temperature
Born in Taiwan in 1988, graduated from ESMOD Paris, major in men's wear design. Had internships and worked with fashion designers Rick Owens and Gareth Pugh in Paris.
Started Temperature studio, working in fashion design, botanical design, decoration, and visual merchandising with Isaac Chang in 2013.
Also devoted as copywriter and blogger.
my preferred spot for a morning coffee
STONE WALL CAFE
This café in the Tamsui area has awesome mountain views.
my favourite cultural institution
TREASURE HILL ARTIST VILLAGE
Independent cultural space including several shops.
here’s where I buy my books
One of the best; located in Zhongxiao Dunhua, open 24 hours. Nice anytime you crave a good read.
an additional local shop I support
GOOD DESIGN INSTITUE
They always have interesting interior decoration.
this is where I go for a simple dinner with friends
Quite small and fun house in Taipei with nice food and drinks.
here I dine when there’s something to celebrate
I usually like the cake and drinks here. Also check out their own grocery store just next to the diner.
my favourite pizza spot
AUNT SU'S PIZZA HOUSE
Interesting taiwanese style pizza, always full of people there.
my bar of choice
Popular bar with lots of joyful people.
additional things not to be missed
Best souvenirs you can find in Taipei.
the next person I’d like to read about on creative traveller
J. Min Vedovelli, leather goods designer and maker from Seoul.
We work in workwear design and botanical arts. As an important inspiration, we aim to find different connections between people and their daily environment.
We support companies and stores in developing their brand image using interior design, visual merchandising and display as well as photography style. Always consodering how people grow up in an ordinary life with aesthetic atmosphere.
added june 2018
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