Interior design should be simple, clever and fun.

hcreates is an award-winning interior design studio based in Shanghai, China. We have been designing projects across Asia since 2010. We create better communities by designing spaces where people want to connect and collaborate. We are well-known for our restaurant, bar, and office designs and take on a variety of projects from health and wellness to retail.

hcreates' design philosophy comes from an ingrained sense of kiwi ingenuity, innovation and practicality;

Design should be simple, clever and fun.

hcreates is honoured to be included in the current  China Architectural Digest AD100  and featured in local and international magazines such as Architectural Digest, Interior Design China, Residence, Space Design, bob and many more


Hannah Churchill - Founder & Design Director

Hannah Churchill is an interior designer with a passion for all things creative, hailing from the South Island of New Zealand. After working at one of New Zealand's top architecture firms, Hannah moved to Shanghai in 2009 to broaden her horizons and began working on her own independent projects, founding hcreates interior design in 2010. Since then, wherever she travels, different cultures and communities expand and influence her design ideas. With a decade of interior design experience in China, Hannah has crafted more than 100 spaces with an impressive collection of Restaurants and Bars. Hannah continues to expand her portfolio in workspace design and lifestyle spaces with gyms, yoga studios and medical practices.



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Project Management


Concept Design
Construction Drawings
Materials Schedules


Site Works & Construction



hcreates interior design is keen to help you bring your latest project to life. Whether that be a commercial fit-out for a new office, a new design for a restaurant or bar concept, an urban sanctuary for a gym, yoga studio or lifestyle space. 


1375 HuaiHai Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai

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Looking for an interior design job in Shanghai? hcreates is always keen to add talented interior designers to our Shanghai team. If you have an eye for good design, a relevant design degree and experience in Revit, we would love to have a coffee with you.

Please send your CV and portfolio through.