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Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium 2018

Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium 2018

Global Design Network (GDN) is a Hong Kong-based professional network comprising a membership size of more than 100 leading design associations from all over the world. 

Organized by Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations (FHKDA), co-organized by Hong Kong Design Centre and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, sponsored by Create Hong Kong, GDN Symposium 2018 will take place on 8th Dec 2018.

Global Design Network (GDN) Symposium 2018

Date: 8th December, 2018 (Sat)
Time: 2:30pm - 5pm
Venue: Meeting Room S421, HKCEC, Wanchai

"The Making Of” 
From traditional craftsmanship to modern design, the Making culture carries great social value which makes significant impact in our daily lives. Characterized by unique skill sets and techniques, long-existing handicraft preserves the beauty of art and tradition in its original ways revealed mainly through the creation of physical objects. In modern design, the process of making often involves sophisticated technology that leads to solutions which satisfy the needs of this fast-growing and challenging world. GDN Symposium 2018 visits the theme of “The Making Of”, with the aim to explore the best of traditional craftsmanship and modern design, and to integrate them harmoniously to create better products and solutions, for the benefit of shaping the development course of the design industry, generating greater social and economic advancement, as well as a better living environment for all.


Mr. Jefa Greenaway
Director, Greenaway Architects, Australia

Ms. Maria Rita O. Matute
Executive Director, Design Center of the Philippines
Dr. Ho Siu Kee 
Director of M.A. Programme, Associate Professor,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ms. Emily Ong
Deouty Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council

Language: English
(SI services for English/Mandarin/Cantonese available)
Free admission. First come first served.

Region : Asia


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