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Hong Kong SAR

Hong Kong Design Centre

Contact Info

1/F Innocentre
72 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong SAR

Executive Director

Dr. Edmund Lee
2522 8688

Senior Project Executive

Ms. Lydia Cheng

Member Profile

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is a non-profit organisation and a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as a centre of design excellence in Asia. Since 2001, HKDC has been on a public mission to use design and innovation to drive value creation and improve the well-being of society in the following directions: (i) CONNECT - connecting all industry doers and thinkers, fostering exchange and collaborations among designers, businesses and academia; (ii) CELEBRATE - celebrating talents and good designs that improve quality of life, address social innovation and preserve cultural heritage; (iii) NUTURE - nurturing creativity and entrepreneurship among students, budding design-preneurs and design-driven start-ups; (iv) ADVANCE - advancing expertise and knowledge to promote innovation and growth within Hong Kong’s design community; and (v) ENGAGE - engaging the society by sharing industry news, knowledge and insights with the press as well as the public. HKDC’s flagship programmes include Business of Design Week (since 2002) – Asia’s leading annual conference and event on Design, Innovation and Brands; DFA Awards (since 2003) – the most recognized design awards from an Asia perspective; Design Incubation Programme (since 2012) and Fashion Incubation Programme (since 2017) – 2-year incubation programmes to nurture future design and fashion entrepreneurs; FASHION ASIA HONGKONG (since 2016) – an initiative combining conversations, interactions and cultural exchanges to energise the city’s image, and positioning it as an Asian hub for fashion trade and business development; Knowledge of Design Week (since 2006) – an annual thematic design knowledge sharing platform on how design can solve complex challenges of our society. For more details about our works, please visit:
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