4. 9. 2020

Design Trust Launches “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Initiative to Inspire

“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” was born to inspire collaboration within the design community in Hong Kong and beyond during the pandemic and to offer solutions to pressing social and environmental needs through creative means and critical making.

23. 6. 2020

DESIGN TRUST CHARITY AUCTION in benefit of Design Trust’s core mission and granting programmes

Design Trust and Phillips are delighted to present DESIGN TRUST Charity Auction as part of Phillips’ Hong Kong 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale on Thursday 9th July 2020, 1pm. All proceeds will go towards supporting Design Trust’s core mission and granting programmes.

28. 5. 2020

M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021

Now in its seventh year, the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021 will support two separate fellowship projects. The first fellowship will support a Hong Kong–based researcher engaged in investigating topics related to design and/or architectural developments in Hong Kong and its vicinity. The second fellowship will support a researcher engaged in investigating topics […]

20. 5. 2020

Upcoming: DESIGN TRUST Pop-up Home Studio Opens

DESIGN TRUST Pop-up Home Studio Address: Unit S510, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong Open daily (from Friday, 22 May 2020): 10am – 8pm Pop-in and say hello to your future micro-parks. Following on the positive momentum of the Design Trust Futures Studio ‘PLAY IS FOR THEPEOPLE’, we are pleased to share the ongoing […]

18. 2. 2020

Design Trust / RCA Fellowship in Design Curation 2020

As of 10 April 2020, the call for applications for the 2020 Fellowship has been postponed. Please check back on our website and social media channels for updates. Applications are invited for the Design Trust / RCA Fellowship in Design Curation. Extensively supported by Design Trust, this is a six-month to one-year opportunity for research, […]

17. 10. 2019

Design Trust Auction 2019 in support of long term research and cultural initiatives

Design Trust, an initiative of the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design, announces collaboration with renowned architectural collective Archigram to create a virtual environment for this year’s annual charity event. Now in its 12th year, the event supports the growth of the Design Trust initiatives and programmes that advocate for the positive values design brings to […]

13. 9. 2019

Design Trust Futures Studio 2019: “Heritage is Innovation” Exhibition

DTFS 2019 “Heritage is Innovation” Exhibition explores definitions of heritage, conservation and critical making through design. In its third iteration, the collective community of Design Trust Futures Studio (DTFS) has been creating new, site-specific objects inspired by the old 1936 Haw Par Mansion, heritage archives in Hong Kong and new methods of craft and making […]

18. 4. 2019

Upcoming Workshop | “Criticism Now: Developing Architecture and Design Criticism in the Pearl River Delta”

“Criticism Now: Developing Architecture and Design Criticism in the Pearl River Delta” is a weeklong English writing workshop that aims to develop new critical voices in architecture and design in Hong Kong, a place that needs more communication channels to represent its growing creativity in architecture, design, and urbanism. The workshop has a creative format where participants work in a diversity of HK spaces, from an academic library setting, a co-working space, the newest “co-living” HK community area, in- between public spaces, to a bookstore context, to explore the act of critical writing using the city of Hong Kong and the local design community as both subjects and instigators. Come join us!

4. 4. 2019

Design Trust / RCA Curatorial Fellows Events In London

Design Trust/ RCA 2018 fellows Sunnie Chan and Carrie Chan recently presented works and curatorial workshops in London. Sunnie Chan recently curated event “Design Curators Clinic”, a workshop that allows curators to gather and discuss curatorial practices. Please also stay tuned for our upcoming Design Trust/ RCA announcement on call for applicants with deadline on 2 May 2019 and the returning fellows sharing coming April 2019 here in Hong Kong.

4. 4. 2019

Design Trust Grant Recipient Center for Architecture | New Practices in Hong Kong Architecture: A Symposium

On 1 March, Design Trust Feature Grant Recipients Benjamin Prosky, Berit Hoff Lavender, Camila Schaulsohn, Barry Bergdoll and Seng Kuan of Center for Architecture (New York) presented a symposium focusing on the innovative design and architectural solutions of Hong Kong. Using Paul Rudolph’s drawings of Hong Kong as a springboard – designers, architects and planners discuss the new social and cultural contexts in Hong Kong that differs to Rudolph’s original visions.