• 2020.1.10

    Design Spectrum x MOViE MOViE: The Last Stitch

    “The Last Stitch” is the documentary telling a local family featuring three generations of tailors and their overseas journeys. The story of the cheongsam takes the audiences from Shanghai to Hong Kong and Toronto, reflecting the history of the Chinese diaspora and the decline of traditional tailoring.

    -This screening is an extended activity of MOViE MOViE Life is Art 2019.

    VENUE

    G/F, Public Open Space

    DATE & TIME

    10.1.2020 / 7pm – 8:30pm

    Length

    70 minutes
  • 2020.1.5

    Embroidery Bird Workshop for Parents & Kids

    Embroidery Workshop for Parents & Kids will inspire the imagination of both parents & kids to create their own picture of bird, using the techniques of both drawing and embroidery.

    Instructors will guide the participants to create their own work by teaching them the skills of stitching and stimulating their creativity, in which both parents & kids will have a whole new experience between drawing and embroidery, craft and design!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    5.1.2020 / 10:30am – 1pm

    Target

    Suitable for children between ages 6 - 10 (Each child should be accompanied by a guardian)
  • 2019.12.21

    IDK Design Thinking Workshop: Designing Lifestyle Experiences through Play

    How might we design lifestyle experiences through play? Join us for a team-based innovation storytelling game Proto to reimagine new, human centred lifestyle experiences. After all, design thinking and innovation should be fun!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    21.12.2019 / 10am – 1pm

    Guest Speaker

    Vince Siu
  • 2019.12.14

    Crafting with Brass Design Workshop

    Design Spectrum has invited a local young designer and artist, Niko Leung to share the delight of craftmanship with participants. During the workshop, participants will DIY a mini labyrinth toy by making use of the brass. Not only they will be able to design the paths of their own labyrinth, but to learn the techniques and the variability of material through the process of creation and design, which will be definitely fun!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    14.12.2019 / 10:30am - 1pm

    Instructor

    Niko Leung
  • 2019.12 - 2020.2

    Public Guided Tour

    Join us to explore Design Spectrum! Surrounded by the unique ambience of 7 Mallory Street, you will be on a stroll around G/F Showcase & 3/F Gallery in this Guided Tour. Our docent will lead you to understand our design exhibition and shed light on the creative concepts behind the exhibits.

    DATE & TIME

    2019.12 - 2020.2
  • 2019.11.16

    IDK Design Thinking Workshop: The Art of Communication

    The art of communication is particularly important in the design process. In this workshop, you will re-imagine the norm of communicating ideas and concepts, via embracing peer collaboration and co-creation.

    Design Spectrum x IDK Design Thinking Workshop Series

    The workshop series aims to explore the inspirations brought by visionaries behind Design Spectrum’s concurrent exhibitions, and to re-discover the connections between Design, Creativity and Innovation.

    About Institute of Design Knowledge (IDK)

    The Institute of Design Knowledge (IDK) imparts design knowledge and innovation training to enhance the competitiveness of local industries by exploring, developing and sustaining innovative approaches in the workplace.

    VENUE

    2/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    16.11.2019 / 10am - 1pm

    Difficulty

    Beginner

    Format

    Short lectures & group exercises

    Guest Speaker

    Renatus Wu

    Target Audience

    Designers, students and anyone interested in Graphic Design and Story-telling
  • 2019.11.10

    Bamboo Slip Co-Creation

    Nowadays, books are made of papers, while before the invention of papermaking, they were made of bamboo slips.

    Bamboo slip is made by binding bamboo strips one by one using a thread, with characters, images or specific symbols written on it. Through the process of creation, it is not only strengthening the problem-solving skills, but also the imagination and creativity of kids will be greatly inspired.

    Experience includes:

    • Inspiring the creativity of kids through designing the bamboo slips;
    • Utilizing the kids’ imagination towards characters and symbols;
    • Exploring the way of knitting using a thread;
    • Appreciating the Oracle characters and seal scripts;
    • Developing the kids’ sense the arts.

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    10.11.2019 / 10:30am - 12:30pm

    Target

    Suitable for children aged 7-10 (accompanied by a guardian)
  • 2019.11.2

    Make Your Own Zine!

    “Make Your Own Zine” invites renowned Hong Kong graphic designer Benny Au to explore with participants the interesting process of making a book.  Express yourself through countless possibilities in content selection, layout design and even binding techniques.  Make a zine that speaks for you!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    2.11.2019 / 11am - 1pm

    Instructor

    Benny Au
  • 2019.10.25

    Screening

    How does language shape identity? What role does handwriting play in the digital age? “Hanzi” is a feature-length documentary exploring the relationship between reading and daily life through the lens of modern Chinese typography, by interviewing various font designers, including Akira Kobayashi, a Japanese renowned Roman font designer and Sammy Or, a veteran Chinese font designer based in Hong Kong. You should not miss our first Screening if you are interested in figuring out the answer!

    VENUE

    Public Open Space

    DATE & TIME

    25.10.2019 / 7:30pm - 9pm
  • 2019.10 - 2019.11

    Public Guided Tour

    Join us to explore Design Spectrum! Surrounded by the unique ambience of 7 Mallory Street, you will be on a stroll around G/F Showcase & 3/F Gallery in this Guided Tour. Our docent will lead you to understand our design exhibition and shed light on the creative concepts behind the exhibits.

    DATE & TIME

    2019.10 - 2019.11
  • 17.10.2019

    Designer Sharing: Open Page: The Art of The Creative Process

    Five local young designers, namely Chan Hei Shing, Orange Chan, Roger Ng, Renatus Wu and Sunny Yuen, will co-present the “Designer Sharing: Open Page: The Art of The Creative Process” to share their creative concept of publication design and establish a cultural platform for dialogue exchange to stimulate thinking.

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    17.10.2019 / 7pm - 8:30pm
  • 2019.08.24

    Design Lifestyle Workshop

    Do you know what is “Wan Chai Flavour”? What is the impression Wan Chai community in your mind? Three local young designers Aries Sin, Xavier Tsang & Maggie Tse will conduct a playful yet experimental workshop at 7 Mallory Street in Wan Chai. You will be taught to design & create a tailor-made table-décor through hand-made knitting with your personal “Wan Chai Flavour” mixed in it!

    Join us and bring the “One and Only One” Wan Chai Flavour back to home!

    Remarks: The registration is on a first come, first served basis. Successful applicants will be notified by email confirmation.

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    24.08.2019 / 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • 2019.08.10

    IDK Design Thinking Workshop: Materials Inspired by Nature

    Ever wonder how you can innovate with Design Thinking? In this workshop, you can learn from Institute of Design Knowledge (IDK) the problem-solving approach and explore new material possibilities via co-design process.

    Format:  Short lectures & group exercises
    Difficulty: Beginner
    Target: Designers, students and people interested in Materials and Design

    Registration on a first-come-first-served basis

    Design Spectrum x IDK Design Thinking Workshop Series

    The workshop series aims to explore the inspirations brought by visionaries behind Design Spectrum’s concurrent exhibitions, and to re-discover the connections between Design, Creativity and Innovation.

    About Institute of Design Knowledge (IDK)

    The Institute of Design Knowledge (IDK) imparts design knowledge and innovation training to enhance the competitiveness of local industries by exploring, developing and sustaining innovative approaches in the workplace.

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    10.08.2019 / 2:30pm – 5:30pm
  • 2019.07.25

    Designer Sharing – Material Modernity

    Join us if you want to know the interesting stories between design and materials of bamboo, paper and wood. Mr. Zhang Lei, founder of Pinwu Studio from Hangzhou and Mr. Freeman Lau, renowned Hong Kong designer will share their experiences in material world.

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    25.07.2019 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • 2019.07
    — 2019.08

    Public Guided Tour

    Join us to explore Design Spectrum! Surrounded by the unique ambience of 7 Mallory Street, you will be on a stroll around G/F Showcase & 3/F Gallery in this Guided Tour. Our docent will lead you to understand our design exhibition and shed light on the creative concepts behind the exhibits.

  • 2019.07.20

    Sun Tanning Design Workshop II

    An interesting design experience to see how sunlight can generate natural creations and ideas surrounds us! Come and join the workshops hosted by Taiwan designer Richard Wang, to DIY your sun tanning object!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    20.07.2019 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm
  • 2019.07.20

    Sun Tanning Design Workshop I

    An interesting design experience to see how sunlight can generate natural creations and ideas surrounds us! Come and join the workshops hosted by Taiwan designer Richard Wang, to DIY your sun tanning object!

    VENUE

    3/F Exhibition Area

    DATE & TIME

    20.07.2019 / 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • 2019.07.19
    — 07.27

    The Flower Plaque x William Lim

    An incredible bamboo installation designed by renowned local architect William Lim will flash mob at 7 Mallory Street! You shall not be missed!

    VENUE

    Public Open Space, G/F

    DATE & TIME

    19- 27.07.2019 / 10am – 10pm