The 2nd HK-SZ Design Biennale – Grand Opening programmes


16 September 2016 (Friday) – 18 September 2016 (Sunday)


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Courtyard & Marketplace, G/F

Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations
Fee (HKD)

Admission Free

The 2nd HK-SZ Design Biennale is organized by Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations & Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association, it will be held on 17 September 2016.

Different from any other biennale, which works are usually displayed at exhibitions and discussed at forums, the exhibits of The 2nd HK-SZ Design Biennale are showcased in around the city (of Hong Kong), inviting people to really experience design through participation. It features various events at PMQ, which include HK-SZ Design Biennale special products & workshops, academic seminars about the Hollywood Road and a series of exhibitions that truly engage design practitioners, business professionals, academics, students and the public at large.

16/9 (3:00 – 8:00pm) | Together We Can Create the Design Twincities
Thanks for the continuous supports and participations from the everyone of you! You are cordially invited to build the significant installation that designed for the opening ceremony at PMQ Courtyard. Come and join us for this meaningful event for the Biennale!

At the event, you would be assigned the Purple Paper Moudle that designed by Stickyline with the theme color of the Biennale. Everyone is welcomed to place the assigned object onto the installation that created for the opening ceremony. We are delighted to witness the paper models filling in the PMQ Courtyard as the bases of the installation. Together we can create a greater Biennale as well as to spice up the Design Twincities!

17/9 (2:00pm – 5:00pm) | The 2nd HK – SZ Design Biennale Grand Opening
Everybody is looking forward to this extraordinary Biennale in town. The 2nd HK-SZ Design Biennale has invited many significant guests form different fields of the society in the two cities to join us for the grand opening. Together we can build the Twincities!。It features more than 300 designers in over 100 new products, 100 exhibitions, workshops and networking events at 42 locations that truly engage design practitioners, business professionals, academics, students and the public at large.

17/9 (5:30pm – 6:30pm) | Seminar of “Hollywood Road – It’s history and characteristic” >> more details

17/9 – 11/11 (12:00pm – 8:00pm) | NEXT by D Twincities Pop-up Store
The Biennale’s centerpiece project, the “NEXT by D Twincities” pop-up store is a one-of-a-kind exhibition that showcases the products of “HK-SZ Brand”, a brand co-created by Hong Kong and Shenzhen design professionals especially for the Biennale. Opening at the launch of the Biennale, the two-month pop-up store will feature over 80 products produced by over 30 teams of designers and manufacturers from Hong Kong and Shenzhen. These products cover a wide range of categories, including fashion items, furniture, gifts and daily necessities.

While the works displayed at the 1st edition of the Biennale in Shenzhen were only available as display, the “HK-SZ Brand” products in the 2nd edition will be made available for purchase by the public, giving a chance for attendees to bring home the fruits of this important collaboration.

17/9 – 18/9 & 19/9 – 5/11 (10:00am – 10:00pm & 12:00pm – 8:00pm) | Manifestation Exhibition from HK-SZ Students
Apart from assisting design professionals from Hong Kong and Shenzhen, the 2nd HK-SZ Design Biennale also helps the design students from the two cities to exchange their creative thinking and experience with each other. The exhibition will showcases the works created by the students in two cities, which has been prepared for months.

1st Period

  • Date: 17 September 2016 (Sat) – 18 September 2016 (Sun)
  • Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Venue: Courtyard Marketplace, G/F

2nd Period

  • Date: 19 September 2016 (Mon) – 5 November 2016 (Sat)
  • Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Venue: H308, Hollywood

18/9 (12:00pm – 5:30pm) | Ring. Necklace. Gentleman Hat – Stickyline Paper Folding Workshop>> more details

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