ANNOUNCEMENTS

8. 10. 2020

2019 M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship Public Talks

    2019 M+ / Design Trust Research Fellows — Oliver Elser and Yasmin Tri Aryani — have presented the findings of their research in two online virtual public talks in September, 2020. Oliver Elser examined various notions of Brutalism in Hong Kong, juxtaposing examples in Hong Kong with those in Mainland China and Taiwan […]

8. 10. 2020

“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Prototype Exhibition Highlights and Programmes

“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Prototype Exhibition opened on Monday 21 September 2020 at House Studio of Soho House Hong Kong, for a two-week exhibition until Sunday 4th October 2020. Since its formation, “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” has been a micro-initiative rooted in the idea of community, recognising its essential role in paving a positive and [...]
8. 10. 2020

Recent Programme Highlights

Design Trust is grateful for the continuous support we are receiving from the community, and for the opportunities to share our vision with the industry and the public. We are pleased to share the media highlights from our “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Prototype Exhibition at House Studio of Soho House Hong Kong. Since May, our […]

8. 10. 2020

Design Trust 2020 July Cycle Grant Recipients | Design Trust Call for Grants

Design Trust 2020 October Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20 October 2020. 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. For more details, please visit here. Grant [...]
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.

26. 6. 2020

Announcement of our 2020 Design Trust Milestone Portfolio

Design Trust is proud to share that since 2014, our platform has supported over 125 grantees and fellows to date. 2020 has been a critical time to reflect, review, and respond. For months, our team has been putting together a publication that documents past achievements and our grantees’ impactful works. In the lead up to […]

26. 6. 2020

Message From Executive Director | Our Response to Covid-19, Community Survey and Findings

Hello, how are you? Design Trust is committed to grow with our community’s needs. 2020 has been a critical time to reflect, review, and respond. In view of the latest development of the COVID-19 pandemic, my board of directors, colleagues and I have set up a survey to reach out and check in with our […]

26. 6. 2020

Design Trust Charity Auction in partnership with Phillips

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. Design Trust is a non-profit grant-funding platform founded by a group of individuals from Hong Kong’s design community. This section of the sale will feature fourteen works generously [...]
26. 6. 2020

Design Trust: Critically Homemade Micro-Initiative Launches to revive creative collaboration in Hong Kong and beyond

“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade”, a micro-initiative curated by Marisa Yiu (Co-Founder / Executive Director of Design Trust), is part of an effort to draw solutions from the pandemic’s impact on Hong Kong’s design community and beyond, and to inspire creative collaboration in a time of physical distancing. Responding to a survey driven by the Board [...]
26. 6. 2020

M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021 Opens for Application

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 […]