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BODW 2014: Designed by HK Sharing Session Ep.02: “Design for New Nomad”
July 21, 2014
Organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), “Designed by HK” is a series of sharing sessions, as well as the lead-in of Business of Design Week (BODW) 2014 featuring the Hong Kong creative talents. The second episode of the sharing session will be held at Eslite Bookstore on 2nd August, 2014. Hong Kong creative stationery brand ten Design Stationery will join the playful collectibles & giftware brand Huzi Design to discuss how design fulfilling users’ expectation of product functionality and aesthetics, as well as bringing life to their creation.
Date: 2 August 2014 (Sat)
Time: 1930 - 2030
Venue: Eslite Forum, Eslite Bookstore, 9/F Hysan Place, Causeway Bay
Theme: Design For New Nomad
Fee: Free (*Seats are reserved in first-come, first-served basis). Register here
The term “New Nomad“ refers to a group of young consumers who keen on quality products and developed interest in new stationery design. August is a traditional shopping season for young consumers as well as students to shop for interesting collectibles, giftware and nice stationery to gear up for the new academic semester. With “Design for New Nomad” as theme, the session will open a dialogue on how design can fit the taste of “New Nomad”. A local stationery design brand and creator of humorous collectibles, giftware and furniture designed for play and handcrafted to last, will share with the audience their design philosophy – Product design is not only about aesthetics, but also to give life to a product in order to fulfil user’s expectation of product functionality and their spiritual needs.
An award-winning local company, “ten Design Stationery” will tell us how they “Make Stationery Alive” and their innovative concepts on daily stationery. On the other hand, fun and cheerful “Huzi Design” will unveil their secret of how their creations can provoke people’s curiosity and sense of humor. The two focuses on different product category but they share the same passion of connecting users’ expectation and product functionality, has brought them success. In this episode, both ten Design Stationery and Huzi Design are going to discuss the possibility of how human-centered, innovative design concept to be the next product trend.
Support Local Design – “Designed by HK” Sharing Sessions
From this July to late November that before BODW, HKDC will organise a series of “Designed by HK” sharing session every month, which invites promising local designers or brand masterminds to speak for the topics around design of communication, fashion, multi-media, product, etc. This event aims at providing an interactive platform for the promising local designers/brands to share with the audience their design process and success stories, use of design for creating business value and community benefits, and bringing Hong Kong to an important role in the world through design and innovation.
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