“Design trust: critically homemade" is a micro-initiative curated by marisa yiu (co-founder/ executive director of design trust), as part of an effort to alleviate the pandemic's impact on hong kong's design community and beyond, and to inspire creative collaboration in a time of physical distancing. To find out more please check out our programme portfolio

DESIGN TRUST IS COMMITTED TO ITS MISSION TO FOSTER AND PROPEL DESIGN & RESEARCH PROJECTS IN HONG KONG AND BEYOND. MORE THAN EVER, THE DESIGN COMMUNITY IS IN NEED OF A RESPONSIVE PLATFORM, DURING THESE CHALLENGING TIMES, TO DRIVE THE COMMUNITY FORWARD WITH POSITIVE MOMENTUM. PLEASE SUPPORT THIS CRITICALLY HOMEMADE INITIATIVE WITH YOUR PLEDGE. Please support us

“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” Prototype Exhibition
at Soho House Hong Kong

 

Location: House Studio, Soho House Hong Kong, 33 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan

Exhibition Hours: Mon 21 September – Sun 4 October 2020: Daily 12pm – 7pm

 

Upcoming Programmes

 

DESIGN TRUST: Family Making Workshop

 

With some of our local participating designers, we would like to invite families to come engage with the prototypes from our exhibition in a selection of interactive workshops and activities. This event is suitable for children aged 6-12.

Location: House Studio, Soho House Hong Kong, 33 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan
Date: Sunday 4 October 2020
Time: 2-4pm
RSVP: Limited capacity - please sign up here

 

DESIGN TRUST x DEZEEN Virtual Design Dialogue

 

In collaboration with our international media partner and renowned design platform Dezeen, a live-streamed design dialogue will feature a selection of our initiative’s participating designers. The discussion will be moderated by our Lead Curator, Marisa Yiu (Co-Founder / Executive Director of Design Trust) and Aric Chen (Curatorial Director of Design Miami Fair and an advisor on Design Trust’s Greater Bay Area Design Council).

Date : Saturday 3 October 2020
Time : 4-6pm
Livestream available on Dezeen, no prior registration required

 

DESIGN TRUST x CREATE DAY Virtual Conversation

 

In celebration of creative processes, making and makers, DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade designers will be participating in Create Day, a twenty-four hour digital programme of designer processes, makers and their work launched by London Craft Week.

Date: Saturday 10 October 2020
Available on Create Day, no prior registration required.

 

*To ensure the health and well-being of our staff and guests, we will take the following safety precautions:

Guests may be asked to wait outside to prevent overcrowding.

Visitors will be asked to fill in health declaration form and wear a mask throughout the event.

We kindly ask those who have traveled within the past 14 days to refrain from joining the event

Acknowledgements

Lead Organiser

Exhibition Venue Partner

Design Trust Champions 2020

Design Trust Leaders 2020 Joyce Tam, Stephen Cheng, David Au, Tai Ping, Kamsen Lau, William Lim, Michael Ling, Jennifer C. Liu, Merlin Swire, Selina Kong 

Design Trust Influencers 2020 Evan Chow, Stefan Rihs, Inna Highfield, Geoffrey Chuang, Ivan Pun, Yenn Wong, Angela Chow, Justin Ng, Aron Harilela, Jackson Chow, Jo Soo Tang

International Media Partner  Dezeen

Social Enterprise Collaborator   Cookie Smiles

PROJECT ADVISORY

Design Trust 2020 Benefit Committee  Alan Lo, Marisa Yiu, Ivan Pun, Denise Lau, Gabriela Kenndey, Alfred Lam, David Au, Desiree Au, Geoffrey Chuang, Inna Rodchenko-Highfield, Jason Basmajian, Jonathan Cheung, Joyce Tam, Nathan Clements-Gillespie, Sean Fitzpatrick, Shera Law, Stefan Rihs

Project Advisors Aric Chen, Eva Franch, Keith Tam, Lars Nittve, Marc Cansier, Shin Wong, William To, Zoë Ryan, Robert Cheng, Bastian Wong, Aaron Lau, Arthur Kuipers, Adnan Abbasi, Winnie Hu, Catherine Feliciano-Chon

Prototype Exhibition, Event Management & Curatorial Team  Marisa Yiu (Lead Curator/ Creative Direction), Joyce Li (Assistant Director, Programmes, Media & Events), Cindy Tai (Manager, Production); Naomi Altman (Curatorial Support; Editorial); Melissa Kong (Event Support), Rosalia Leung (Exhibition Design Co-ordination)