26. 3. 2021

DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade X MPAVILION Design Dialogue – tune in on Sunday, 28th March 2021

2021 DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade X MPAVILION Design Dialogue as part of the Melbourne Design Week 2021 will be broadcast on Sunday, 28th March 2021. In collaboration with MPavilion under the theme of ‘Space: Experiments in Time’, this online event focuses on the act of creative collaborations under the pandemic lockdown and prompts questions around [...]
26. 3. 2021

Design Trust Seed Grantee Highlights

 ‘After_’ by Design Trust Seed Grant recipient Nicole Andrianjaka de Surville, as well as her team at Zolima CityMag, brought together young writers, videographers and photographers to reflect on how Covid-19 has changed Hong Kong and its society from 22nd January to 10th February 2021.  Mark your diary - Design Trust Seed Grant recipient, designer [...]
26. 3. 2021

Design Trust Feature Grant project – “Look: The Graphic Language of Henry Steiner” Exhibition to Open at the HKDI Gallery from 10th April to 30th May

Design Trust is pleased to announce “Look: The Graphic Language of Henry Steiner” exhibition to be held at the HKDI Gallery from 10th April to 30th May 2021. The project is the brainchild of 2019 Design Trust Feature Grantees, the team from the Centre for Communication Design at the Hong Kong Design Institute. Overview A [...]
26. 3. 2021

Design Trust Grantee Project Highlight | Inter-island Festival and Island Hopping from 26th to 28th March 2021

With Hong Kong’s spring season emerging, Inter-island Festival is launching soon from 26th to 28th March (Friday to Sunday). Design Trust Feature Grantee Yip Kai Chun and his team, Myriem Alnet and Chan Chun Kit, and initiators of ISLANDERS map-zine, have been unwaveringly curating and planning this upcoming 3-day weekend festival amongst the COVID-19 challenges [...]
4. 2. 2021

DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade Chinese New Year Pop-up

“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.

29. 1. 2021

2021 M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship Announcement

M+ and Design Trust are pleased to announce that Emily Verla Bovino and Anouchka van Driel are the recipients of the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021. The fellowship supports original research projects that investigate issues relating to design and architecture in Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area, and Asia through a transnational lens, aligned with […]

21. 12. 2020

Design Trust Grants & Fellowship Announcements

Design Trust is pleased to announce that Nils Axen (Hong Kong, New York), Elaine Kwong (Los Angeles/ Hong Kong), Zoey Chan Tsz Yiu (Hong Kong), and Dr. Gianni Talamini and colleagues at The City University of Hong Kong and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, are the grant recipients of the Design Trust October [...]
21. 12. 2020

Micro-initiatives and City Culture at BODW 2020

“Design Trust: Critically Homemade” Micro-initiatives and City Culture took place at BODW on 5 December 2020 - a virtual design dialogue on the role of giving, making and new models of philanthropy. The Lead Curator, partners, designers and retailers shared on this panel about the Hong Kong micro-initiative from their unique context to support cultural [...]
21. 12. 2020

DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade Select Showcase

In celebration of the launch of “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Winter Showcase, DESIGN TRUST Champion K11 hosted the Select Showcase at Gold Ball, K11 MUSEA from 11 November 2020 to 6 December 2020. The “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Select Showcase features 24 designs that have been selected and developed into limited edition products by Design [...]
21. 12. 2020

#GIVETOGIVEMORE Winter Showcase and e-POPUP online shop is launched

Support Design Trust’s community mission! Please visit Design Trust’s e-PopUp and pick your holiday season designer gifts now. DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade, a micro-initiative conceptualised by Marisa Yiu (Co-Founder / Executive Director of Design Trust) was created with a desire to reconnect and to reduce our social distance during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Through creative [...]