25 May 2023 (Thursday) – 11 June 2023 (Sunday)
11:00am – 8:00pm
SG09 – SG14, Staunton
Presented by PMQ and Japan Graphic Design Association (JAGDA), Graphic Design in Japan 2022 (Hong Kong Edition) will take place at PMQ from 25 May to 11 June 2023.
“Graphic Design in Japan” is an annual published by JAGDA which compiles the year’s best graphic design works, as selected by a group of Japanese design professionals. To commemorate the publication, an exhibition will be held to showcase part of the works. For the 2022 edition, the exhibition includes works by Takuya Onuki, Noriaki Hayashi, Hiroaki Nagai, Kazunari Hattori, Atsuki Kikuchi, Yoko Inoue, Haruka Misawa, Yui Takada and Tomohiro Okazaki, etc.
PMQ is proud to bring back the exhibition to Hong Kong after around 4 years of time, showcasing over 300 pieces from 2022’s annual. During the exhibition, there will be a series of public programmes: the representative of JAGDA, Ryuhei NAKADAI, is going to visit Hong Kong and give a talk, which will be moderated by Keith TAM, Head of Department in Communication Design of HKDI. Various local designers will guide the participants to appreciate the works on display and understand Japanese graphic design in the designer-led tours. For the Hong Kong Edition, there will also be a Graphic Design Mini Workshop and Interactive Zone for visitors to experience graphic design throughout the exhibition period. All events are offered free of charge and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register now: https://pmq.hk/RBq0g
1 / Composition of Design
What is graphic design? What is “good design”? Can design change the world?
In the age of information overload, effective communication has become increasingly important, and the function of graphic design has also been enhanced. As an international language, design can transcend language barriers, convey information, and bring about change to society.
In this seminar, in addition to sharing their own works, the speaker will also discuss the trends and functions of graphic design in Japan. Let’s hear how design can transform intangible messages into tangible ones and construct visually compelling stories!
2 / Complexity of Design
What is graphic design? Can graphic designers only work in design-related fields?
In the rapidly advancing modern society, graphic design continues to break conventions and lead the way forward. Looking at the younger generation of graphic designers, they have been developing in diverse areas in recent years, breaking free from the boundaries of “graphic” design.
At the session, speakers will share their experiences in different fields, breaking down boundaries and showcasing the new power of design!
3 / Commitment of Design
How does spatial design echo the brand philosophy?
The “people-oriented” philosophy makes the role of designers more proactive and diverse, becoming the center of problem-solving and fostering diverse collaborations.
In the dialogue, the speakers will share how design speaks for the brand and users, finding a balance between practical, user-friendly thinking and the brand’s long-term development.
4 / Common Sense of Design
Have you ever wondered what IP (Intellectual Property) is and why it’s so important for creators?
Not only does IP protect the rights of creators, but it also helps them turn their stories into brands and make a business out of their creative abilities, allowing them to reach even greater heights.
In this dialogue, speakers will share experiences, and how to bring creativities to more people’s life!
1/ Designer | Jason Kwan (Not a Romantic Story, LLEMS, Whiteground)
2/ Designer | Geeio Yuen (MOM AND POP)
3/ Designer | Bong Yeung (LittleUrbanMountain Design)
4/ Designer | Renatus Wu (Edited)
5/ Designer | Andrew Wong (A hundred times)
(In alphabetical order)
Hong Kong Designers Association
Hong Kong Design Centre
Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
Hong Kong Interior Design Association
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Design
UAL HK Alumni Association
Digital Display Partner:
LG OLED ART
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