Hong Kong Design Centre

Designs on future of business

Design products, systems and thinking are changing the business world, providing vast opportunities for those involved in the field.

Saturday, 23 June, 2012, 12:00am

Bringing history into focus

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) are co-organising a series of 'The Terracotta Warrior Inspired Design' public art programmes to promote the department's 'The Majesty of All Under Heaven -The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor' exhibition.

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Design week focus on art of business

An annual design extravaganza taking place next week will showcase the best of local and international talent and their work, but it is not an all-purpose event for everyone, the organiser says.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Showcase has designs on cultivating asia's rise

'I think it is a great effort to try and close the gap between design and business,' says the award-winning anonymous Japanese designer behind the Nosigner label, just one of the high-profile international names taking part in the coming Business of Design Week.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Annual event designed for excellence

More than 100 eminent designers from around the world will bring inspiring ideas together at one of the city's annual design events next month.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Search for creative mindset

With a core team of 32 staff, the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is behind leading international events - most notably the annual Business of Design Week - that have put Hong Kong design on the world map.

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

A not-to-miss detour

Detour will return this year at a great venue - the historic Victoria Prison on Old Bailey Street. The annual programme will also host more than 40 satellite events around town.

1 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Designers put on show

Local designers are gearing up to promote their industry to Hong Kong audiences following their success during World Expo in Shanghai.

For those who missed their exhibit - 'Hong Kong: Creative Ecologies' - in Shanghai, the event will be staged in Hong Kong in February at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin.

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Budding designers get a five-star venue to show off their creativity

Shoppers at Festival Walk in Kowloon Tong had more options than usual this weekend - The InnoCentre, a complex for design professionals located next door, held the Mini-Design Mart 2010.

8 May 2015 - 4:18pm

Designers' dinner is the business

The Business of Design Week forum wrapped up with a prestigious dinner at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 4, attended by luminaries from the local and international design world who witnessed this year's DFA Awards, presented by the Hong Kong Design Centre.

24 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

International list of luminaries to grace Business of Design Week

More than 135 international design luminaries will give talks as part of the Business of Design Week, which begins at the end of next month.

The event, organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre, will embrace various types of design including fashion, products, brands, culture and architecture. Participants will also discuss the West Kowloon Cultural District project.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

City takes last stand for extravagance as austerity looms

Recession, what recession? That's what it seemed like, considering the number of extravagant fetes and blowouts over the weekend. Perhaps some people thought it was better to go out kamikaze-style by blowing to smithereens this year's marketing budget before next year's austerity takes over. Whatever the cause, it felt like the city was taking a last stand for extravagance and decadence.

15 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

And in the creative egomania category, the extra special merit prize goes to ...

It used to be that people who designed things tended to stay in the background, out of the spotlight. Not any more. It seems that more and more people in creative design love to talk about themselves, read about their work and see themselves in pictures.

Maybe that's why the Hong Kong Design Centre has expanded its annual Design for Asia Award.

9 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Design to take centre stage at new library

A design library - the first of its kind in the city - is slated to open in June.

The InnoCentre Resource Centre, to occupy about 1,000 sq ft of the InnoCentre in Kowloon Tong, is being established by the government-funded Hong Kong Design Centre. It has been hailed as a big step towards bringing design closer to the public.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Top designers set to showcase 'creative Hong Kong' in London

More than 20 top designers from Hong Kong will gather in London in June at the largest-ever overseas promotion aimed at bringing local designs into the international limelight.

Organised by the Design Centre and Trade Development Council, 'Creative Hong Kong in London' will run a series of symposiums and exhibitions on June 2 and 3.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am