Hong Kong Interior Design Association August 2013
HKIDA Happenings
Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards 2013
Online Submission: www.apida.hk  Deadline: 23rd August 2013, 5pm

Upcoming event
Publicize Your Projects at Interior Design China 2013

HKIDA continues to provide a platform to promote your latest projects at Interior Design China, a China monthly magazine.

This initiative aims in promoting local design excellence to the great China market and fostering more communication and idea exchange among interior designers in Hong Kong and China. Interior Design China is a comprehensive magazine where designers and architects go to discover new trends as well as to communicate with each other. Its circulation is up to 60,000 and distributed mainly at the first class cities in the Mainland, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Wuhan. More details of the magazine can be found on the website at http://www.id-china.com.cn/

The theme of the upcoming issues will be F&B (November) and Tourism (December).

The upcoming call for project submission will be launched shortly. Please keep watch on this exciting opportunity.
East Gathering 2013 - Tokyo

The East Gathering 2013 will come to the next stop – Tokyo. It will be held coincidently with JCD Design Award Exhibition & Awards Ceremony during 25 – 27 October 2013. Again, it will be a great time for designers of the tri-cities of Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo to gather, exchange ideas and enjoy design forum, workshop and networking. Further details will be announced soon.

To read more about East Gathering 2012 – Hong Kong, please click here.
Industry News

IFI Update

Two full months after this year’s World Interiors Day celebration (WID), we are thrilled to continue to receive your reports showcasing your celebrations. The IFI Executive Board, Secretariat and I thank you and congratulate you for your wonderful initiatives, commitment and energy spent in the service and promotion of the Interiors profession.

Following is a second installment of the showcase of your programs for WID 2013. In these updates, we continue to feature a short and select alphabetical (by association acronym) snapshot of your celebrations around the world. Please note that this material is shared with you in the order of receipt of your material. Our next and final PU on this subject will recap programs from members who celebrated WID 2013 by adopting both World Interiors Day and the Interiors Declaration.

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Rosenthal Special Offer To HKIDA members

Present your name card and get 15% off on Rosenthal* regular priced item from now until 31st October 2013

*Terms & Conditions apply. Please contact the shop staff for more details.
Rosenthal is available at the following EXCLUSIVITES
  • Shop 109 & 112 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell Street, Central
  • 7/F Sogo Department Store, Causeway Bay
  • G/F Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay

Click here to read the latest Rosenthal magazine — Essential.

Maison&Objet & Paris Design Week
Maison&Objet | 6-10 September 2013
Paris Design Week | 9-15 September 2013

Venue : Paris Nord Villepinte

As usual, members of HKIDA will enjoy free entry ticket (normal price: 65 Euros) to MAISON&OBJET, a leading trade show in deluxe home fashion and creative interior decoration, held in Paris in September. It brings together over 3,000 exhibitors and 85,000 professional visitors, presents new collections of the most well-known brands in decoration and reveals the latest trends. A business lounge located at Hall 5B is dedicated to the networking among the interior design professionals and holds a series of events. The guide book for interior architect is available here

To cater the need of the visitors from Hong Kong to visit the Paris Design Week in a timely and hassle-free manner, a condensed day trip with exclusive visits immersing you with refreshing design ideas in downtown Paris will be organised on 11 September.

Please contact Edith Wong (tradefair@fccihk.com or 2294 7726) for the Maison&Objet free admission ticket and further information on the Paris Design Week guided day tour.

Exclusive to HKIDA members – Autodesk AutoCAD Design Suite 2014 and Experience Workshop

Spatial Technology (www.spatial-technology.net), a premier value-added reseller and Authorized Training Center of Autodesk, is delighted to offer special promotions to HKIDA members as below:
  • An Experience workshop is going to be held on August 20, 2013 (Tuesday), 3:00-5:00pm, introducing AutoCAD Design Suite 2014 with highlight on latest features of AutoCAD and 3ds Max Design, allowing you to keep abreast of the most advanced design technology and optimize your entire design workflows
  • Special offer of AutoCAD Design Suite Premium Version with 1-year subscription support from Spatial Technology at HK$38,888 is now extended to 15th September
  • Other promotional offers will also be provided on AutoCAD 3D and other vertical suites
Please call Spatial Technology at 2636-6102 for further enquiries. Apart from the above offers, Spatial Technology is more than happy to listen to your requirements and offer you the most cost efficient solution.