A key part of the Mount & Haven Group, at Blue Mount we provide all types of visual merchandising with a particular focus on windows and mall displays, as well as in-store displays, pop-up stores and special events. We collaborate with our clients on a budgetary basis to create bespoke retail solutions for affordable luxury and corporate fashion brands, as well as mall operators and we have offices across Greater China and in the UK.
”Visual merchandising... empower your unique brand”
An affiliate of Blue Mount, is a platform focused on integrating contemporary art and visual concepts into corporate or retail environments. It brings together creatives, artists and concepts to ensure the best compositions are displayed in the most respected retail and commercial destinations. It promotes local, International, established and emerging artists in new surroundings and introduces clients to a diversity of visual displays that inspire and excite – displays they might not otherwise encounter.
XIXI ART LAB works with artists and creatives to envisage and produce work tailored to local tastes but which retains a broad market appeal. With an international creative team in Hong Kong and mainland China, it represents a growing list of international artists from New York, Japan, Europe and Greater China and is determined to bring the most inspiring artistic experiences to the international commercial scene.
MOUNT & HAVEN GROUP
Mount & Haven is the parent company of the Group. It brings together the expertise and experience of Blue Mount and XIXI ART LAB. The result is a holistic range of solutions to our clients’ brand development and promotional needs within a 360-degree fashion hub.
We partner our clients on a long-term basis and are a one-stop solution for all their fashion needs. With offices in Greater China and the UK, we operate globally with a focus on our clients’ growth in Asia Pacific and the rapid expansion of Mainland China.
Founder & Chief Executive
Luca founded Mount & Haven’s original business, Blue Mount, in 2012 in Shanghai as a specialist in visual merchandising.
Born in Hong Kong, he studied Fashion and Visual Merchandising at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He began his career as visual merchandiser for Louis Vuitton before managing Godiva’s store development, store openings, and VM team throughout Asia.
In 2008, he established the Hong Kong visual merchandising headquarters for Shanghai Tang, before founding Blue Mount. Luca is an international fashion professional with an excellent understanding of top-end visual merchandising. He won Perspectives magazine’s ‘40 Under 40’ award for 2013 in the New Media category.
Business Development Director
Julia has been involved with Blue Mount since its foundation in 2008, having helped to set up the Shanghai office. She is business development director with responsibility for developing and managing client relationships and projects.
Born in Southern China, she grew up in Hong Kong and then did business school in Hawaii before setting up her own business with her husband in corporate training for blue chip multinationals.
Julia is always looking for ways to simply work for clients. She has overseen the introduction of an app allowing clients to monitor installations in real time. She has also pioneered global partnerships and longer-term relationships with both clients and other VM firms that do not have operations in Asia.
Morgan joined Mount & Haven in 2016 as its financial controller, responsible for all kinds of financial management, group organisational structure and IT system set-up and management.
He was born in Hong Kong and has over 25 years of management experience. During his career, he worked for ten years in a listed company as its Financial & Administration Manager for Greater China and Financial Controller for its biggest investment for 10 years. He then helped another listed company’s Chairman to handle his personal investment for over seven years before joining Mount & Haven.
Corporate Development Director
Edmund joined Mount & Haven in 2016 after many years as an investment banker. He is responsible for the group’s corporate strategy and business and financial development. Born in the UK, he has lived in Hong Kong for over twenty years and done business across the region with clients ranging from global multinationals to local start-ups
Edmund began his career in London and has long experience in mergers & acquisitions, corporate advisory and strategic planning and development. Also active in the local creative writing scene, he is an experienced author and editor.
Chief Operations Officer
Paul Qiu joined Mount & Haven in 2013 and has ultimate responsibility for the business expansion and client services for our key accounts in mainland China.
From Guangdong province, he took an MBA at the Netherlands Business School and has a solid background in Marketing and Retail from his previous work at international companies including Adidas, Motorola, Herbalife and DMG.
Paul heads the Design, Operations and Project teams, ensuring that our clients receive the best bespoke VM solutions to successfully achieve their business goals.
Shenzhen Factory Manager
Wyman joined Blue Mount in 2014 to oversee all the production projects that go through our factory workshop in Henggang, Shenzhen. With decades of manufacturing management, he obtained a degree in Publishing from the Guangdong Press and Publications College. He later studied Computer Applications Management at Shenzhen Open Universit.
He worked for a Shenzhen-based publishing and packaging manufacturer as Production Manager for 17 years before moving to be technical manager at another packaging company in Dongguan.
At Blue Mount, Wyman uses his expertise to tightly monitor and quality-control of a wide-variety of crafts and craftsmen for every client project.
Senior Creative Manager
Liz joined Blue Mount in 2012 as the first member of the Hong Kong team. She is Senior Creative Manager, leading Blue Mount’s design team.
Born in Hong Kong, she obtained a Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design from Parsons in New York and began her career as a fashion designer at Jason Wu in New York. When an opportunity arose to return to Hong Kong, she joined the trend forecasting platform Stylesight as Asia Correspondent, reporting on the latest retail and design news.
Liz leads a team of designers to assist our clients in adapting their branding and designs to better suit the local markets of Greater China and Asia Pacific.
Nicola joined Blue Mount in 2014. She is the production manager, based in Hong Kong. She is responsible for managing a team of three to handle production of props for window displays and mall décor for Blue Mount’s global clients.
Born in Guangdong Province, she studied digital media at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.
After graduating, Nicola worked as a project and production executive with responsibility for project, production and installation management for a well-known production house and exhibition company before joining Blue Mount.
Head, XIXI ART LAB
Sarah joined Mount & Haven as the head of XIXI ART LAB in January 2017. Her responsibilities are to manage existing and new relationships of XIXI ART LAB in terms of new artists and venues and to guide and nurture its growth overall.
Sarah brings a wealth of talent to Mount & Haven with her experience in production and retail of fashion. She worked at Lane Crawford for nine years after moving to Hong Kong from the UK. A graduate of Central St. Martins college of art, she previously owned her own lingerie and swim label, selling to high-end fashion stores such as Colette Paris, Selfridges and Browns Focus, London.