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  1. Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry by G.E. Anderson Wiley Los Angeles-based risk consultant Greg Anderson has analysed how politics ... academics and researchers in China to create 13 case studies and to highlight the evolution of the industry over the past 30 years. Such findings form the basis of Designated Drivers, the definitive ...

  2. If you were given the chance to design a new museum for Hong Kong, what would it be?

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to create a new museum! I would design a Museum of Religion. I think Hong Kong has a good variety of cultural backgrounds, with many religions and beliefs. For all of them to develop in the same ... for both locals and tourists. Of course, the most suitable design for such a museum would be a modern MTR train. Such a long-shaped building would allow for many displays and demonstrate Hong ...

  3. Danish innovation centre looks to design creativity

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... circulation- are piled neatly. It is not an avant-garde furniture warehouse but the new office of a design centre aimed at being the seed for a future exchange of creativity between Hong Kong ... centre is the first to focus on design. Executive director Martine Gram Barbry said the centre's role was not only to bring Danish design philosophies and companies to this part of the world ...

  4. Rebecca Lee- Graphic designer and polar researcher

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... doubting what I could achieve in my expeditions, [and saying that] I shouldn't have left the design industry from which I was making money,' says Lee, the first Hong Kong woman to reach the Arctic, Antarctica and Mount Everest. 'But this is my life. I do it my way.' Formerly a successful graphic designer, who worked for Cathay Pacific's in-flight magazine for 10 years, ...

  5. Saving the earth? Designs on dolphins 'put HK to shame'

    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry An animal charity says it will be 'surprised and disappointed' if Ocean Park imports captured live dolphins from the Solomon Islands. Sandy Macalister, executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, told ...

  6. Cream of the design crop

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Dutch have designs on being a force to be reckoned with when the Business of Design Week opens in December. The Netherlands is the event's partner country and through its theme of 'Open Minds', the Dutch want to show how the nation's design talent is as rich as that of the Italians, who wowed delegates last year. The week-long show at the Hong Kong Convention ...

  7. Designers thread markets beyond European fringe

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... Jacqueline Tsang Fashion designers in Switzerland are reaching beyond political obstacles to seek customers globally as they build on the nation's success in textile production. 'Many labels here are trying to build up their market abroad, which is not easy given that Switzerland isn't part of the European Union (EU),' said Swiss designer Daniel Herman. He ...

  8. Society wraps up prize for design

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by May George

    ... May George It looks like a present. With a cardboard cover designed to look like wrapping paper and a magnet-pull red ribbon decoration at the front, the Hong Kong Housing Society's 2006 annual report comes as an offering to the community. The original design, with easy-to-read content split into chapters following the gift-wrap theme, earned a citation from the HKMA ...

  9. Tamar design must serve both the government and the people

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I spent more than an hour at the Tamar exhibition when it was held at Queensway. I walked in and was given a brochure explaining how I should choose the design best representing Hong Kong. I looked around, but the four tenderers had no one on hand to explain their designs- unlike the West Kowloon project. The brochure advises that I should make my choice based on various criteria, ...

  10. Designer's HK shop debut rooted in search for identity

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Kimberly Chou. Aussie-raised fashion designer Annie Lin may consider Sydney home, but she's chosen Hong Kong to open her first shop. 'It was a toss-up between Sydney and Hong Kong,' Lin (right, centre) said. 'By chance, Hong Kong came first. People in Sydney have been asking the same question: why did you ...




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