ANNOUNCEMENTS

21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Grant Recipient | No humans in the City, but Weeds

Design Trust Seed Grant project “No humans in the City, but Weeds” share their recently launched research on the website https://nohumans.city/. Taking Hong Kong as a case in point, architectural designer Joel Austin and artist Kwan Q Li observes how data is materialised within urban density, and ponders a future convolution of human and post-human [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust Grant Recipient | Book Publication “HONG KONG MODERN Architecture of the 1950s-1970s”

Design Trust Seed Grant book publication “HONG KONG MODERN Architecture of the 1950s-1970s” by Walter Koditek gives a comprehensive overview on the modernist architecture in combining photography, detailed background information and academic essays. Images courtesy of Walter Koditek Images courtesy of Walter Koditek In the post-war decades, Hong Kong architects, many of them emigrated from [...]
21. 3. 2022

Design Trust 2022 January Cycle Grant Recipients | April Cycle Call for Grants

Design Trust 2022 April Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th April 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. With the ongoing 5th wave pandemic, we [...]
21. 3. 2022

M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2021 Public Presentation

Anouchaka van Driel, M+ / Design Trust Research Fellow of 2021, will present her research findings “China and the ‘Cosmotechnics’ of Fashion” at an online public talk on 31 March 2022, followed by a panel discussion with Shaway Yeh, Group Style Editorial Director of Modern Media and Founder of YehYehYeh. Anouchaka van Driel, M+ / [...]
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. [...]