Offhand Practice

OFFHAND PRACTICE, established in 2018 by partners Yuan Yuan and Nie Xuan in Shanghai, China, is an interior architecture design firm known for its versatile portfolio encompassing various project types and scales, including bookstores, multi-brand boutiques, art galleries, pop-up stores, and residences. The practice’s philosophy centers on problem-solving rather than imposing rigid design concepts. They prioritize understanding the intricate connection between space and people, viewing space as an energetic field for interaction and seeking to unlock its inherent potential. This exploration of the interplay between space and human dynamics is a central focus of their design practice, defining their unique approach to interior architecture.