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Job Opportunity: KL&K Design

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Our friends over at KL&K Design are looking to fill a number of positions in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Beijing. Find out more.

City to Hold First Design Biennale

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"The first Shenzhen-Hong Kong Design Biennale will be held in Shenzhen from September to November, according to Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association. Professionals from more than 40 design associations, companies and academies in Shenzhen and Hong Kong will gather to showcase their designs, exchange ideas and seek cooperation…The biennale features eight exhibitions and eight public events, which will be held across the city, including [at] OCT Art and Design Gallery, OCT Bay and OCT-Loft in Nanshan District and Dalang Fashion Valley in Longhua New Area". Continue reading.

INSIDE 2014 Awards Shortlist

INSIDE World Festival of Interiors (with Headline Partner Dulux), the leading global interior design awards programme, has announced the nominees that will go head-to-head to be crowned World Interior of the Year 2014 this October. Comprising the most original and exciting interiors from the last 12 months, this year’s awards consist of 60 nominations from 21 countries across nine diverse categories. We are very happy to see on the shortlist from Greater China Neri&Hu, Joyce Wang, One Plus Partnership, Affect-t, Hallucinate Design, Mission & Associates Limited, and Taiwan DaE International Design Career. See the full shortlist.

Rocco Design Architects

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Hong Kong and Shenzhen-based Rocco Design Architects work under the philosophy that “architecture is the embodiment of culture – embracing and reinterpreting the past, as well as addressing modernity and the requirements of contemporary living”. Currently headed by six directors, the studio consistently wins awards both locally and overseas: this year, they were honoured as winners of the Iconic Awards, initiated by the German Design Council, for their Guangdong Museum project (pictured above). Rocco Design Architects has also been shortlisted for Urban Land Institute’s Global Awards for Excellence and International Union of Architects’ Award for “Friendly Spaces Accessible to All”. A sneak peek of one of their latest projects, the design of a new campus for Chu Hai College of Higher Education (due to be completed in 2016), can be viewed under the cut.

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EcoChic Design Award 2014/2015

This year’s EcoChic Design Award opened with a launch event in Hong Kong earlier this month. The competition is now open to emerging designers from 10 regions including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, UK, Malaysia, France, Germany, Sweden and Denmark. Deadline for applications is 15 August 2014. Find out more.

HKU Architecture Graduate Show 2014

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Last chance! Ends 2 July 2014. Details.

Sourced by Sherry Yong Chen.

Interior Design: Memo from Hong Kong

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Design China’s Zara Arshad writes about Hong Kong for Interior Design magazine. Read the article.

Design Anthology

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Design Anthology (DA) is a new magazine by Suzy Annetta, an Australian interior designer based in Hong Kong. “We see DA as a celebration of the burgeoning creative and cultural scene in Asia”, she says. “Making up more than half of the world’s population, this is an important place”. Printed in Hong Kong on FSC-certified paper, and available on newsstands internationally, DA is a magazine “for design connoisseurs, sybarites and bon vivants”.

www.designanthologymag.com

Anecdotes From The Peak

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Marc & Chantal Design recently “conceptualised, curated and designed a museum grade display, Anecdotes from The Peak – A walk through the rich heritage and natural beauty of the Peak, as a public exhibition for Wheelock Properties. The enlightening and entertaining look at Hong Kong’s past is part of a broad brand exercise for a residential project on the Peak”. Find out more.