6 October 2018 (Saturday)
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Accessories come in different shapes, sizes, materials and serve different purposes. The world of oharibako, a niche and traditional Japanese craft, and Loupe, a forward-thinking jewellery design community, are at first glance as different as can be. Find out how they converge on the plane of creating accessories and stay relevant in a world that is constantly on the lookout for the next new thing.
Biography of speakers:
Oharibako is a niche and traditional Japanese craft. It is the hair accessory that goes with a traditional kimono outfit. It is also for those who appreciate intricate handmade crafts. It represents the elegant Japanese Spirit and embodies the beauty that is inherited from the Edo era.
Ricky Lai, Founder of Loupe
Loupe is a design community for Accessories & Jewelries in the heart of Hong Kong. It is a destination where people can come together and appreciate the simple, elegant details that make up an artistic existence. There is a residency program for young jewelry designers to cultivate their skills amongst international peers, while throughout the year there are public workshops and seminars taught by industry professionals from around the world.
Loupe is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, a culmination of East and West aesthetic heritage and design innovation. It is ultimately an environment for idea and experience sharing built upon passion, art, and an enthusiasm for life.
HK Guest Speaker: Ricky Lai, Founder of Loupe
Moderator: Seiki Mori
R.S.V.P: The Art of Accessories Creations