ANNOUNCEMENTS

29. 9. 2021

Recent Programme Highlights | Design Trust / RCA Virtual Dialogue

Looking back on the dynamic sharing and roundtable discussion at Design Trust / RCA Virtual Dialogue “Future of Design Curation” on 28 July, where fellows Carrie Chan and Anne Zhou presented the highlights of their fellowship.   During the Design Trust / RCA Virtual Dialogue “Future of Design Curation”, Carrie mapped out contemporary questions on [...]
29. 9. 2021

Design Trust Grant Recipient | Tactile Light

Studio Florian and Christine’s Design Trust Seed Grant research project “Tactile Light Textile” is a series of smart textiles that explores the preservation of traditional craft, specifically Chinese embroidery, whilst infusing innovative technologies, sensors and 3D knitting. The creation involves collaborating with Hong Kong embroiderers and textile artisans, with contemporary techniques involving LED lighting, wiring [...]
29. 9. 2021

Design Trust Grant Project Spotlight

Design Trust is pleased to share grant projects highlights in the summer. From Pang Jai architectural documentation group's "Thirty-Three Pang Jai" zine series and exhibition, to ‘Dusts Chambers’ by Adam Hudec recently exhibited at Biennial of Design Ljubljana and many more by Design Trust grant recipients.   Design Trust Seed Grant recipients Pang Jai architectural [...]
29. 9. 2021

Design Trust 2021 July Cycle Grant Recipients | October Cycle Call for Grants

Design Trust 2021 October Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th October 2021. 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.    2021 July Cycle Seed Grant Recipients: [...]
29. 9. 2021

Design Trust Grant Recipient | BRUTAL! – Unknown Brutalism Architecture in Hong Kong

Design Trust Seed Grant project highlight this September, "BRUTAL! – Unknown Brutalism Architecture in Hong Kong" exhibition curated by architect Bob Pang and his team, opened at the Openground from 3rd - 19th September 2021. The research team rediscovers and highlights the brutalism architectural heritage hidden in Hong Kong, presenting fifteen selected brutalist case study [...]
23. 9. 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 Garden design concept, “Portland”, was presented to the public at a prototype exhibition in January 2019 featuring the prototypes and team collaborations.  (Hong Kong, 23 September 2021) Design Trust, an initiative of [...]
23. 7. 2021

“Future of Design Curation” Virtual Dialogue July 28th 2021; Design Trust / RCA Fellowship Call for Applicants

Design Trust is pleased to share an upcoming virtual dialogue, “Future of Design Curation” where recent fellows, Design Trust/RCA Fellows Carrie Chan (2018) and Anne Zhou (2019) will present their research exploring curatorial practice and theory in relation to existing and emergent design disciplines, and its place within the interdisciplinary curatorial field. This sharing will bring guest speakers and […]

25. 6. 2021

Design Trust Grantee Project Highlights on now at The 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice Biennale, and 2021 London Design Biennale exhibition.

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia   Design Trust is delighted to share Feature Grant project “Split Lives: Stories from the Underground House” led by University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture academic and architect researchers, Joshua Bolchover and John Lin of Rural Urban Framework, is  featured in the 17th International [...]
25. 6. 2021

Design Trust Futures Studio’s Yi Pei Square Playground opens to the public: a testament to cross-disciplinary community collaboration, participation and innovation

A Testament To Cross-disciplinary Creative Efforts And Collective Participations From Diverse Communities from Hong Kong, the Region and Beyond Left: The Yi Pei Square Playground in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, before transformation  Middle: 'The final Yi Pei Square design concept, "The Communal Living Room", was presented to the public as a prototype exhibition in January [...]
25. 6. 2021

Design Trust 2021 April Cycle Grant Recipients | Design Trust Call for Grants

Design Trust 2021 July Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th July 2021. 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.    2021 April Cycle Feature Grant Recipient [...]