ANNOUNCEMENTS

18. 5. 2022

25 June 2022 ‘Research on the Move: Dialogues with M+ / Design Trust Research Fellows’

Design Trust is pleased to share an upcoming symposium, 'Research on the Move: Dialogues with M+ / Design Trust Research Fellows' where 8 research teams supported by the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship in the past 8 years will share their works to the public. Since the establishment of the M+ / Design Trust [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Announces New Studio Space and Welcomes New Board Members: Elizabeth Chu and Jonathan Cheung

Design Trust is pleased to announce and share with gratitude a generous gift by Trustee Ms. Elizabeth Chu, and incoming new board member starting June 2022, for her extraordinary support and ongoing commitment. Since the founding of Design Trust initiative in 2014, Marisa Yiu (Co-founder/ Executive Director), is proud and honoured to share this momentous [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust / Royal College of Art Fellowship 2022 Awardee – Hoyee Tse

Design Trust is pleased to announce Hoyee Tse as the award recipient of the Design Trust / Royal College of Art Fellowship in Design Curation 2022 under the theme of “Hyperlocal”. Hoyee from Hong Kong was first trained as an art historian and expanded her interest in the relationship between art and society of the [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Grant Spotlight

Design Trust is pleased to share grant projects highlights in the summer. Including “From the Creators: Informal Façade Customization Tactics” by Francisco Garcia Moro and “CoralBot” by MakerBay Foundation. Design Trust Seed Grant “From the Creators: Informal Façade Customization Tactics” by Francisco García Moro Image by Francisco García Moro, based on materials from the Hong [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Grant Recipient | No humans in the City, but Weeds

Design Trust Seed Grant project “No humans in the City, but Weeds” share their recently launched research on the website https://nohumans.city/. Taking Hong Kong as a case in point, architectural designer Joel Austin and artist Kwan Q Li observes how data is materialised within urban density, and ponders a future convolution of human and post-human [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Grant Recipient | Book Publication “HONG KONG MODERN Architecture of the 1950s-1970s”

Design Trust Seed Grant book publication “HONG KONG MODERN Architecture of the 1950s-1970s” by Walter Koditek gives a comprehensive overview on the modernist architecture in combining photography, detailed background information and academic essays. Images courtesy of Walter Koditek Images courtesy of Walter Koditek In the post-war decades, Hong Kong architects, many of them emigrated from [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust 2022 January Cycle Grant Recipients | April Cycle Call for Grants

Design Trust 2022 April Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th April 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. With the ongoing 5th wave pandemic, we [...]
21. 3. 2022

M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021 Public Presentation

Anouchaka van Driel, M+ / Design Trust Research Fellow of 2021, will present her research findings “China and the ‘Cosmotechnics’ of Fashion” at an online public talk on 31 March 2022, followed by a panel discussion with Shaway Yeh, Group Style Editorial Director of Modern Media and Founder of YehYehYeh. Anouchaka van Driel, M+ / [...]
23. 12. 2021

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 [...]
23. 12. 2021

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. Design Trust Feature Grant project “Hong Kong Dragon Kiln Revitalization” New publication [...]