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NEWSLETTER 2021 Winter
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Winter Greetings from Design Trust | Message from Executive Director

Design Trust wishes you a happy new year with good health, energy and seasonal celebration with loved ones. We look forward to sustaining the spirit and power of collaboration to work together for the new year of 2022 and beyond.

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Seasonal Greetings from Design Trust
M+ opens its doors on November 12th 2021

Building upon M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship collaborative programmes in its seventh year in 2021, we are pleased to share the exciting news on the official opening of M+, Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong.

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M+, Hong Kong. Photo: Virgile Simon Bertrand ©️ Virgile Simon Bertrand. Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
Yi Pei Square Playground Awarded DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021 Grand Award

Design Trust is honoured the Yi Pei Square Playground of Design Trust Futures Studio (DTFS) was selected as the winner of DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021 Grand Award. DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021, one of Asia’s most prestigious design awards honouring design projects globally that have influenced and meaningful impact in Asia.

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Yi Pei Square Playground, Tsuen Wan
Design Trust Legacy Award 2021 | Honoree Henry Steiner

Design Trust is honoured to present Dr. Henry Steiner as our honouree of the Design Trust Legacy Award at Design Trust Gala 2021, as part of our mission to advocate for the positive value of the processes of design. Design Trustee, Dr. Victor Lo and Board member Alan Lo presented the award to Dr. Steiner with Benefit Committee.

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Dr. Henry Steiner has created some of the most iconic graphic designs such as the logos of HSBC and Dairy Farm which shaped the visual landscape of Hong Kong.
Design Trust Gala 2021 | WINTER PLAYSCAPES

Returning after a two years’ hiatus due to the pandemic, this year’s Design Trust Gala was successfully held on 16 December 2021 with the generous partnership of Prada as the returning Title Sponsor at the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, following the theme of “WINTER PLAYSCAPES”.

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Design Trust Gala 2021 was successfully held on 16 December 2021 in the theme of “WINTER PLAYSCAPES”, in support of play, community and collaboration.
Design Trust 2021 October Cycle Grant Recipients | January Cycle Call for Grants

Design Trust 2022 January Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th January 2022. Design Trust offers grants to designers, curators, collectives and non-profit organisations for project proposals that are relevant to the context and content of Hong Kong and the region. We are also pleased to announce the Grant Recipients from the 2021 October cycle.

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Applications for the next grant cycle will close on 20th January 2021. Apply now!
Design Trust Grant Spotlight

Design Trust is pleased to share and spotlight recent publications on the Castle Peak Dragon Kiln, whilst another focus on Hong Kong modernist architecture, as well as physical-digital system for small business programmes, exhibited at the 2021 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

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Publication “Objects of the Dragon Kiln” by Dragon Kiln Concern Group, supported by Design Trust Feature Grant.
Design Trust Welcomes New Greater Bay Area Advisory Council Members

Marisa Yiu (Co-founder/ Executive Director), Kamsen Lau (Chairman, Board of Design Trust) and the Board of Directors are pleased to welcome new advisors: Clara Brito, Rong Zhao, Human Wu and Keith Lam. With expertise from digital media to curatorial programme from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau & Portugal and Hong Kong, these new members strengthen the growth of Design Trust.

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Design Trust New Greater Bay Area Advisory Members: From left to right, top to bottom: Clara Brito, Rong Zhao, Human Wu, Keith Lam
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