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25 Years of Design

31/8/2022 - 3/9/2022
Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
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25 Years of Design is a special exhibition to celebrate  Hong Kong’s design achievements from the past two decades through exciting installations, diverse presentations and a rich events program. Organized by Designworks Foundation  and organized and curated by founder Winnie Yue, the exhibition will be presented free to  the public from August 31 to September 3 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. 25 Years of Design is an official event of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of  the HKSAR. 

25 Years of Design will feature immersive exhibitions that highlight some of the most  influential and impactful architectural and design projects, reflecting innovation, creativity and resilience in Hong Kong’s history. 

Encompassing ten sections, highlight presentations include a Design Gallery spotlighting a collection of outstanding public projects across transport, medical, academic, housing, heritage, cultural and leisure sectors, such as the Chek Lap Kok airport, Dr Sun Yat Sen Museum, Hong Kong Velodrome, M+ Museum, Green@Wanchai Stations and Bishop Hill Service Reservoir; a Design Library featuring products by leading Hong Kong based designers from furniture to lighting and home accessories; as well as two international pavilions in collaboration with Design Italy by the Italian Cultural Institute and Hong Kong Design Institute showcasing seminal works from the Memphis Group, and a UK Pavilion by UK Trade and Investment. In addition, there will be an exhibition on Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Region as well as creative MIC (Modular Integrated Construction) Housing Installations.

25 Years of Design will also include a bilingual ‘Dialogue Speakers Series’ of mastertalks throughout the duration bringing leading architects and emerging designers together to offer their insights on key topics in design and urban development, engage in creative exchange and foster greater design appreciation among public audiences. Highlight speakers include Keith Griffiths, Chair of Aedas, Bryant Lu, Vice Chairman, Ronald Lu and Partners; Winnie Ho, Director ArchSD; Donald Choi, President, HK Institute of Architects & HK Institute of Urban Design and Elaine Ng, Founder of Fabrick Lab and Michael Young of MYoung studio among others. 

In addition 25 Years of Design will explore aspects of Hong Kong’s culture, history and heritage including The Lion Rock Spirit featuring miniature models of local structures common during the 1960s and 70s, Kaleidoscope: Magic of Hong Kong’s immersive installation of iconic Hong Kong landscapes, and a Design Exhibition on national and regional flags and emblems.

Event Information
Date31/8/2022 - 3/9/2022
Time03:00 - 10:00
Target AudienceSingle, Couple, Tourist
PriceFree
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Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Expo Drive, Wan Chai

Hong Kong Island

Wan Chai

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Designworks Foundation
Designworks Foundation is founded by Winnie Yue, a leading figure in Asia’s design scene for over 30 years. She is the Founder Director of the International Design Furniture Fair Hong Kong (IDFFHK) which debuted in 2015 and 2017. A trained architect, Ms Yue founded designed furniture stores across Hong Kong, created unique design experiences and is a strong advocate for design education. She is a noted philanthropist who has led fundraising efforts for diverse charity organisations including the Hong Kong Queen Mary Hospital Oncology Department and the Hong Kong Children’s Cancer Foundation.
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