ANNOUNCEMENTS

28. 12. 2017

Design Trust Grant Recipients at Design Society

The grand opening of Design Society marks the unveiling of new works created by Design Trust Grant Recipients Sky Yutaka and Stickyline. Also housed in Fumihiko Maki’s brand-new architecture is V&A Museum’s first gallery in China at the Design Society, where Design Trust Grant Recipients Brendan Cormier and Luisa E. Mengoni, as well as Design Trust Futures Studio Mentor Sam Jacob celebrated their exhibition “Values of Design”.

28. 12. 2017

2017 October Design Trust Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Design Trust Grant Recipients of the recent October 2017 cycle: Lo Koon Man, Studio Florian + Christine’s Florian Wegenast and Christine Lew, and the team of An Xiao Mina and Jan Chipchase. The awarded grants span a diverse range of projects from a multi-functional Tuk Tuk as a revolutionary cultural hub; the re-imagination of local and unused waste materials; and an investigation of the fidget spinner. Our next grant application deadline is 20th January 2018.

28. 12. 2017

Holiday Greetings from Design Trust

2017 marks our 10th year milestone of the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design. The Design Trust team reflects on this year’s incredible journey including our new flagship programme Design Trust Futures Studio, and inaugural partnership with the RCA in London. We are also looking forward to another exciting year ahead with new initiatives that will look at critical making and heritage. Design Trust is dedicated to stimulating the positive process of design in the PRD and internationally.

28. 12. 2017

Design Trust x BODW Panel “Provocations: Writing, Reviewing and Communicating Design”

Design Trust co-presented a special panel “Provocations: Writing, Reviewing and Communicating Design” at Business of Design Week (BODW) 2017’s forum “Culture and The City”. With the advance of digital technologies, a new renaissance in cultural production emerged. The discussion highlights the ubiquitous and elusiveness of design, and the importance of communication and provocation.

28. 12. 2017

The Ambassadors’ Ball 2017

The Ambassadors’ Ball 2017 in benefit of Design Trust was held on Saturday, 14 October 2017 at Kerry Hotel. Themed as “科水” (fo seoi), architect André Fu and typographer Adonian Chan reinterpreted typography aesthetics and Chinese calligraphic culture with contemporary design. This annual benefit brought together design industry influencers, stakeholders, art connoisseurs, creative talents, collectors and society icons, to celebrate and promote Hong Kong’s rich community of creativity and design.

30. 11. 2017

Upcoming: Business of Design Week 2017 “Culture and The City” Forum co-presented by Design Trust and BODW

Design Trust will be involved in this year’s Business of Design Week 2017 “Culture and The City” forum that includes a panel co-presented with BODW on “Provocations: Writing, Reviewing and Communicating Design” in the morning kick off session on Saturday 9th December, 2017.

10. 10. 2017

M+ and Design Trust announce 2018 Research Fellows

M+ and Design Trust are pleased to announce the recipients of the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018: Hugh Davies, and the team of Fan Lok Yi and Sampson Wong. Now in its fourth year, the Fellowship aims to support high-level research related to design and architecture history and contemporary issues.

10. 10. 2017

Upcoming: The Ambassadors’ Ball 2017

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design (HKAoD) is pleased to present The Ambassador’s Ball 2017, which will take place on Saturday, 14th Ocbtober. Net proceeds will benefit Design Trust.

5. 10. 2017

July 2017 Design Trust Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Design Trust Grant Recipients of the recent July 2017 cycle: Alan Kwan, Matthew Hung, the team of Karen Lee, Mandy Wong, Kate Lau, Olive Wong and Kit Chan, and the People’s Architecture Office team of James Shen, Zang Feng and He Zhe. Our next grant application deadline is 20th October 2017.

5. 10. 2017

Upcoming: Design Trust Futures Studio Exhibition Opening Event with Special Preview Screening on 18th October 2017

Design Trust is excited to announce the exhibition of its new flagship programme Design Trust Futures Studio will be held from 15th to 31st October, 2017 at Yat Fu Lane, Shek Tong Tsui. Come join us for the Opening Event with Special Preview Screening on 18th October, 2017.