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 [...]
23. 12. 2021

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. In 2022, we are pleased to partner [...]
23. 12. 2021

Design Trust Gala 2021 | WINTER PLAYSCAPES

DESIGN TRUST AND PRADA CELEBRATED DESIGN TRUST GALA 2021 “WINTER PLAYSCAPES” WITH HONG KONG BASED DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS AS CREATIVE COLLABORATORS ‘WINTER PLAYSCAPES’ is a collective testament to our community to gather and support the ongoing inspirational research, projects and ongoing granting projects to connect various generations, and which impact our city with optimism, energy [...]
23. 12. 2021

Design Trust Legacy Award 2021 | Honoree Henry Steiner

We are honoured to present Dr. Henry Steiner as our honouree of the Design Trust Legacy Award at this year’s Gala supported by Prada and many generous donors, as part of our mission to advocate for the positive value of the processes of design. This is in recognition of Dr. Steiner’s prolific contribution to establish [...]
23. 12. 2021

Yi Pei Square Playground Awarded DFA Design for Asia Awards 2021 Grand Award

Design Trust is honoured with Yi Pei Square Playground of Design Trust Futures Studio (DTFS) 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 made a meaningful impact in Asia. [...]
23. 12. 2021

M+ opens its doors on November 12th 2021

M+, Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong, opens to the public on 12 November 2021, unveiling the opening displays of its pre-eminent collections of twentieth- and twenty-first-century visual art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, Greater China, Asia, and beyond. Since [...]
23. 12. 2021

Winter Greetings from Design Trust | Message from Executive Director

Message from Marisa Yiu, Co-Founder / 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. Looking at this year’s 2021 creative [...]
30. 11. 2021


DESIGN TRUST ANNOUNCES HONG KONG BASED DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS AS LEAD CREATIVE COLLABORATORS AND PRADA TO BE THE TITLE SPONSOR FOR ITS GALA DINNER IN 2021 Curated by Marisa Yiu in collaboration with William Lim, Elaine Yan Ling Ng and Mak Ying Tung 2 to create “WINTER PLAYSCAPES” and honouring Henry Steiner, known as the [...]
29. 9. 2021

Portland Street Rest Garden -First Pilot Micro-Park In Yau Tsim Mong District Opens to Public on 23rd September 2021

FROM CONCEPT TO REALITY – DESIGN TRUST FUTURES STUDIO’S FIRST PILOT MICRO-PARK IN YAU TSIM MONG DISTRICT –  PORTLAND STREET REST GARDEN -  OPENS TO THE PUBLIC ON 23 SEPTEMBER 2021   A Testament To Cross-disciplinary Creative Efforts And Collective Participations From Diverse Communities from Hong Kong, the Region and Beyond The Portland Street Rest [...]