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KODW 2016 was a Resounding Success

KODW 2016 was a Resounding Success


KODW 2016 took over Hotel ICON for 5 days of workshops and forums from June 13-17. Themed Design. Cities. Health in the New Economy, the event was, by all accounts, a dazzling success with over 20 healthcare and health professionals from around the world speaking on a diverse range of topics, from rehab design and architecture, wearable technology and health tech to the power of creative leadership and imagination.
 
KODW 2016 Addresses the Health Ecosystem for Wellbeing for All

KODW 2016 Addresses the Health Ecosystem for Wellbeing for All


KODW 2016 represents a bold vision of HKDC in addressing big challenges on City and Health from an integrated and holistic ecosystem perspective, using the user-centred approach.

(This article is contributed by Dr Edmund Lee, Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre, and is in English only)
 
Join us at Fashion‧Design Mart 2016 @ K11!

Join us at Fashion‧Design Mart 2016 @ K11!


Hong Kong Design Centre is excited to join hands with K11 for Fashion • Design Mart 2016 @ K11, a 3-day event that will run from July 15 to 17 at K11 in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Now in its 5th edition with K11, Design Mart provides a platform for local designers to test their products and business dexterity in a real-life retail environment, aligning with HKDC’s mission to nurture young local creatives and echoing the HKSAR Government’s efforts to strengthen the local fashion industry. Design Mart also differs from other Hong Kong-based design markets in its provision of a designpreneurial retail workshop for all vendors. 
 
Nurturing Talents with a New Coat of Paint

Nurturing Talents with a New Coat of Paint


To drum up momentum for the opening of the all-new Design Incubation Programme (DIP) Centres in October 2016, HKDC has teamed the Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA) for an interior design contest. 
 
Analyze Your Potential and Competitiveness

Analyze Your Potential and Competitiveness


The DFA Design for Asia Awards winners Dr. Lin HAO (Director of Oval Partnership Ltd. and Managing Director of Integer Intelligent & Green Ltd.) and Mr. Edmond WONG (Director of Edmond Wong Studio and winner of DFA Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award) shared their stories of becoming successful designers at the “June Design Hero series: Designing Designers - Am I Ready?” workshop organised by Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations and co-organised by Hong Kong Design Centre on 25 June 2016. Through the sharing and workshop by these two speakers, the attendees have further analyzed their potential and competitiveness, thus paving for their future direction. 

(The article and images are contributed by the DFA team)
 
HKDC Breakfast Meetings For The Design Community

HKDC Breakfast Meetings For The Design Community


We don’t know about you but we know that our brains definitely work better in the morning. Initiated by HKDC Chairman Eric Yim, and Vice Chairpersons Bonnie Chan Woo and David Lo, four breakfast meetings were held at the spanking new HKDC Studio @PMQ with VIP guests from the local and international design industry in June. 
THEi’s First Design Graduation Exhibition

THEi’s First Design Graduation Exhibition


With summer comes a slew of grad shows that celebrates the best that the local art, design and cultural worlds have to offer. The first THEi Design Graduation Exhibition, which showcased the works of the first batch of digital advertising degree graduates, alongside fashion and product design graduates, ran from June 24 to 27 at InnoCentre.
TVB Interviews DIP Incubatee

TVB Interviews DIP Incubatee


HKDC’s DIP incubatee Run 2 Tree scored an interview with TVB’s Y Angle on June 8. Specialising in food design, Run 2 Tree is interested in turning food waste into useful products, and the various implications it has on environment sustainability. The interview is due out later this summer so stay tuned! 
Discovering Hong Kong Design Talents

Discovering Hong Kong Design Talents


Our heartfelt congratulations to Kenneth Lee, who just bagged the prestigious Eden Project Award for 50/50, a biodegradable container designed to aid amateur farmers to carry their crops by hand. “The award provides an opportunity for the intensive study of material, as well as reinforcement of product realization. It also pushes me to examine my shortcomings, so I’d continually strive to improve myself.” 

Supporting Events

Call for Entries - Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA)
Call for Entries - Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA)

Date: 1 June - 29 July 2016
Organiser: Hong Kong Interior Design Association


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Mini Smoothie Bag Workshop
Mini Smoothie Bag Workshop

Date: 17 July 2016
Venue: K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Organiser: Hong Kong Design Centre


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Preserved Flower Necklace Workshop
Preserved Flower Necklace Workshop

Date: 16 July 2016
Venue: K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
OrganiserHong Kong Design Centre


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Sustainability Hackathon
Sustainability Hackathon

Date: 16 - 17 July 2016
Venue: Good Lab, L1, The Sparkle Tower 1, 500 Tung Chau St, Cheung Sha Wan

Organiser: Construction Industry Council & Hong Kong Green Building Council


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International Conference on ''Industry 4.0'' cum 3 Smart seminars   

Date: 26 - 28 July 2016 
Venue: HKPC Building, 78, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon 
Organiser: Hong Kong Productivity Council


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The programme information and contents above are provided by the relevant organisers. HKDC makes no guarantees to their accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correctness. For details and enquiries of the following programmes, please contact the relevant organiser directly.
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