Emma Maxwell is the founder and Interior Design Director at Emma Maxwell Design, Our focus is luxury, specifically in F&B. Our approach is thematic, with a passion for detail and craftsmanship. Our discerning clients include the Worlds Top 50 and Michelin starred chefs, restaurateurs and leading luxury hotel groups.


Emma Maxwell is considered one of Asia Pacifics foremost interior designers. Since founding Emma Maxwell Design in 2014, she has developed and refined her ideas concerning modernism as a basis for design. She interprets and designs for spaces in response to each specific client, location and brief. Her design ethos of combining clarity with an unexpected, expressive signature is evident in projects such as Worlds Top 50 restaurant, Burnt Ends. 

She has a reputation for elegant and refined design, and her use of materials and meticulous detailing especially mark out her work. She is well travelled and this is the basis for informing her design directions. Emma’s work has been recognised by many awards and is extensively published. 

Emma Maxwell Design, is a multi award-winning interior design practice based in Singapore.  The studios work covers a broad spectrum from small local tapas bars to large-scale international hotel projects and prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants, retail and workplace design


With an approach that honours artisan skills, the studio works to create innovative concepts which transports patrons into a narrative removed from the pressures of everyday life. The studios design sensibility includes a sculptor’s focus on space, texture and form.

Most recently, the studio received the 2017 Best international project at the IDEA awards in Australia, 2017 Best Interior award from Italy’s A’Design International for 12,000 Francs in Hong Kong.  In 2016 Maxwell was honoured with a Silver in the Best Interior category.  Also in 2016, their Flume lighting collection won the Best of the Best for Product Design in the Architecture & Design Awards Asia Pacific.  The studio was recognised for best restaurant in the 2015 Architecture and Design Asia Pacific awards as well as achieving Travel + Leisure's Top 4 Restaurant Design.

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