Ariake is a furniture brand founded by two factories from the furniture producing town of Morodomi in Saga prefecture, Japan.
The Sales Agency division of At Liberty came about organically through the styling and retail projects of our Creative Agency arm. After consistently being asked to represent and help brands, makers and craftspeople to launch into the Asia market we decided it was time to kick things off and in January of 2020 At Liberty Sale Agency was born.
The Launch of Gidon Bing at Cabana Shanghai.
Like any successful business we feel we’re as good as our relationships, and At Liberty has been lucky to work side by side some of the world’s most creative talent who share our values for human centric work and a generous spirit. When developing regions as large as Asia, we work closely with Sales Partners constantly looking at our we can support both our brands and retailers. We’d like to introduce you to our At Liberty Sales Partners Jules & Co and Metasus Ltd.
From Jules & Co.
Born in New Zealand and based in Asia since 2005. Kate founded At Liberty Studio while in Shanghai, China off the back of a career working within the Sports Industry. Kate’s vision for At Liberty Studio is a nimble support system with creativity and human centric operations at its core all led by a passion for craft, story telling, arts and collaboration.
Kate is also on of the Advisory Council for Design Trust, co-founder of Off the Record talks and founder of get.give gifting concept. Kate has been featured in Vogue and Elle Decoration for her creative projects and approach to living.
Founder and Creative Director of Metasus, Creatures Fashion Repertoire, Missing Sock Studio and Salon No.10. Interior Designer, Fashion Designer, Buyer/Curator of Product Design and Entrepreneur.
Through his experience in F&B, his passion for cutting edge design, music and nightlife, Ahlaiya has gained professional insight into, and extensive understanding of social and entertainment environments and the anthropocentric nature of the hospitality industry. This knowledge, combined with his deep appreciation for art, design, innovation, and fine craftsmanship, is the cornerstone of his eclectic vision. This makes Ahlaiya the perfect partner for At Liberty Studio as we work together on unique retail and hospitality concepts and represent the Chiavari Chair by Eligo in Greater China.