Celebrating the street market as a valuable part of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage, The Street Market Symphony is a multi-media art exhibition that challenges visitors to revisit the familiar everyday scene while highlighting unique features that may often be overlooked, such as hawker calls and stall signage. Housed in oversized iconic street market lamps, the […]Read more "The Street Market Symphony"
Hong Kong-based branding and communications agency Marc & Chantal Design have taken inspiration from the city’s homes to design the Home Affairs Bureau Civic Education Resource Centre. Delivering messages on civic education to empower youths to grow into responsible citizens, the resource centre includes a library, two conference rooms and a gallery. Using a die-cut […]Read more "Home Affairs Bureau Civic Education Resource Centre"
An important exhibition that, at the basic level tells the story of a seemingly mentally-unstable peasant, to the more important, greater picture; highlighting the need of conserving Hong Kong’s culture. Rumour has it that Tsang Tsou-choi aka King Kowloon, looked up his family history and discovered that the Kowloon Peninsula had belonged to his ancestor. […]Read more "Memories of King Kowloon (九龍皇帝)"
In time for the 2012 Olympics and to be located on top of the Southbank Centre, A Room For London will allow two guests – at a time – a chance to spend a night in a room over looking London. Calling for design entries, the initiative is commissioned by cultural organisations, Living Architecture and Artangel. […]Read more "A Room for London"
Painter and packaging designer Kok Kit Lo enjoyed my Paris vs. New York post and, so shared the following pictorials created by China-born, Germany-educated Yang Liu. The blue side represents Western Culture and the red side Eastern Culture.Read more "Western Culture vs. Eastern Culture"
Yay! The Influencers is now available for view! I first mentioned the film and its inspiring quotes here. “Following New York-based visionaries from the fields of advertising, design, fashion and entertainment, Influencers is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious and manifest into mainstream culture.” […]Read more "Influencers: Out Now"
Vahram Muratyan, the co-founder of Parisian agency, ViiiZ has created a series of illustrations that make clever and fun comparisons of Paris and New York’s cultural differences. The prints can be purchased via society6 for US$42.00 each. Source: TrendlandRead more "Paris vs. New York"
I LOVE the Influencer’s quotes so much that I had to share them immediately: Following New York-based visionaries from the fields of advertising, design, fashion and entertainment, Influencers is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious and manifest into mainstream culture. Directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson […]Read more "Influencers"