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Inside Out

DesignInspire was a 3 day exhibition event set in Hong Kong and dedicated to promoting the design industry. The event organizer requested an eco-friendly approach into elevating the show spatial design. From this, a new set of rules were devised for the design, these include minimizing onsite waste, repurposing materials once the show was over and avoiding creating unwanted material offcuts. Under the concept Inside Out plywood and hired scaffolding were predominantly used. The result was a raw and neutral look that juxtaposed the organizer's graphics and the exhibitors' contents.

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The Multiverse

The Salon de TE hall was as a marketing component for the Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair that showcased 140 international watch bands. A 745m2 introductory passageway with a multi-purpose space for product launches, presentations and cocktail receptions was required for this hall. To evoke feelings of new discovery for the visitors, an abstract concept was created under the title The Multiverse. From this a series of spatial installations was developed to depict the subconscious and visceral journey of an imaginary artisan watchmaker.

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Future Tribes

Held in Hong Kong, Centrestage housed 240 fashion brands within a 9000m2 area. To uplift the image of this show, the concept Future Tribe was used to reflect the event’s mission in discovering Asia’s latest contemporary fashion brands. A visual narrative was developed by studying a mix of traditional cultural roots, together with symbolism from various belief systems such as body tattoos, runes, hierographic and then intermixed with new technology. The entry concourse, along with the exhibition hall’s central display and catwalk were given for this image uplift.

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Neon Nights

To uplift the image of the 2019 HK Fashion Week (Spring/Summer) a concept titled Neon Nights was developed, by mixing fashion industry latest colour trends into elements of retro Hong Kong nighttime neon street scenes. Three areas were given by the organizer to enhance this trade fair into a marketing show. First, a welcome installation at the venue main entrance, followed by the exhibition hall main entry. Then inside the hall, a 300 m2 multi-functional communal space was created for fashion shows, seminars and informal meetings activities etc.

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ISY Sanya International Electronic Music

Isy Music Festival is an ultra large music festival in China. Every year, Isy organizes this global carnival with the tropical atmosphere of Hainan Island. Isy 2019 NYE has created a new set of IP— “Deer Man” —from the legendary design of the sea, sky, and mountains in Sanya, China, and integrated the story of love and natural power into its iconic stage design, making it the most Innovative music festival in China.

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Let’s Play School

The theme of the Spring Festival is school. The focus is placed on matching school and theme park spaces, and it displays the beauty of spring that can be enjoyed simultaneously. Through the presentation of stories, for adults, it reminds them of precious memories, and for children, it provides them with a space for creating memories. It is reminiscent of a fun school attended by Lotty, Lorry, and cute animal characters in pretty school uniforms. (Lotty / Lorry: Lotte World's representative character). For the visitors, with the background of the theme park, fun photo zones are provided.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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