East Gathering – A tri-city celebration of spatial design featuring professionals from Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong.

Nov. 22-24, 2012

*Seminar
*Exhibition
*Student Workshop
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East Gathering

is a tri-city celebration of spatial design featuring professionals from Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong. East Gathering 2012 will take place between 22-24 November, 2012. The 3-day event consists of seminar, exhibition and student design camp.

East Gathering 2012 is organized by the Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA), and co-presented with the Japanese Society of Commercial Designers (JCD) and the Korean Society of Interior Architects/Designers (KOSID).

Tri-City Seminar:

“Finding the New in the Old”

Featuring award-winning interior designers from Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, this inspiring seminar centres on the topic of “Finding the New in the Old”. Using examples from their own practice, speakers discuss ways in which they incorporate traditional elements from their own cultures into new creations.

Seminar Speakers:

Japan

Suppose Design Office

Fumita Design Office

President, JCD

South Korea

TTAE Co. Ltd.

studio VASE

Hong Kong

AGC Design

PAL Design Consultants Ltd.

Tri-City Exhibition

“The Value of Asian Design”

This exhibition features award-winning interior designs from Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul that
demonstrate how designers from these regions create modern designs that stay true to their cultural heritage.

  

Student Design Camp

“Finding the New in the Old in Hong Kong”

Interior design students from various institutions of higher study in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea will collaborate on a creative project on the theme of “Finding the New in the Old in Hong Kong” under the tutelage of industry professionals from Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong.

Networking

East Gathering also included casual events, such as a city tour of some revitalized historical buildings like the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Lui Seng Chun and the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre. In addition, the 3-day event provided many opportunities for casual get-togethers that allowed participants from Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea to share their views and network in relaxed settings.

 
 
 

Click here to download East Gathering 2012 report


This project is funded by CreateHK

“The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.”

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