Founded in 1999, The Design Alliance Asia (tDA Asia) is a collaborative network of multidisciplinary design and communications consultants in Asia and currently represented by associates in China (Beijing & Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, Laos, Lebanon / Middle East, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Design Alliance Asia is committed to working with organisations that specialise in design, research, education, art and cultural exchange with a focus on Asia and the changing lifestyles of its people. tDA Asia associates actively participate in international design and cultural exhibitions, conferences and forums, and consult on design, identity, brand and export strategy with governments and other organisations reaching out across the region.
AsiaMeets is the annual knowledge-sharing platform of The Design Alliance Asia. It consists of several events, meetings, seminars, workshops and cultural tours around the host city. Some events are also attended by invitees from the local design community, design students, media, design associations & academia. Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Hong Kong and most recently, Indonesia, have hosted AsiaMeets.