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Norman Ung

Co-Founding Partner


Born and bred in Hong Kong, Norman received both his Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong and is an Associate Member of AIA and a Graduate Member of HKIA.

Norman was selected as one of Prestige’s 40 under 40 in 2020, and is a Co-Founder of DEFT Community, the non-profit arm of DEFT, as well as Dalisay Collection, a socially-conscious furniture collective working between Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Norman is an artist at heart who is always on the hunt for unique local artists’ work and a connoisseur of some of Hong Kong’s more obscure cha chaan tengs.


Peter Colin Lampard

Co-Founding Partner


Originally from the United States, Peter received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M and his Master of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong, where he is now a Lecturer on the topic of Vernacular Architecture of Asia.

Peter was selected as one of Prestige’s 40 under 40 in 2020, and is a Co-Founder of DEFT Community, the non-profit arm of DEFT, as well as Dalisay Collection, a socially-conscious furniture collective working between Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Peter is an avid camper and scuba diver with a passion for cooking southern-US cuisine.


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STATS     33 People    8 Nationalities  (Hong Kong, Philippines, USA, Italy, Israel, South Korea, Thailand, India)      STATS      33 People    8 Nationalities  (Hong Kong, Philippines, USA, Italy, Israel, South Korea, Thailand, India)   




deft (dĕft)
1. (adj.) nimble; skillful; clever; showing art or skill in performing or doing
2. (n.) a Hong Kong-based interdisciplinary design studio.

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