Tag Archives: talks

Clerkenwell design week 2014

Posted on June 24, 2014 by Toothpicker

Top & bottom left: The Familoe building; Top middle: Kenneth Grange's talk; St James's church; Bottom right: Studio Weave's Smith pavilion
 
Over the years, I have witnessed the Clerkenwell design week growing bigger and now it has become one of the important international design events. Aside from the several main venues, showrooms [...]

This post was posted in London, British designs, Talks, Design festivals & shows, Design and was tagged with London, talks, British design, Clerkenwell design week


Maison et objet Asia 2014

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Toothpicker

I did not expect to take so long to write about Shanghai (I envy bloggers who publish daily entries), hence this blog entry on Maison et Objet Asia is much delayed...
Less than a week after my trip to Shanghai, I was off to Singapore to attend the first Maison et Objet show [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Business, Talks, Trade fairs, Taiwanese design, Hong Kong design, Singapore, Singapore design, Thai designs, Design and was tagged with talks, Trade fair, Hong Kong design, Thai design, Taiwanese design, Maison et objet Asia, Singapore, Singapore design, Filipino design


Design Shanghai 2014

Posted on March 8, 2014 by Toothpicker

The exterior of Shanghai exhibition centre
 
For my annual trip to Asia this year, I decided to skip Japan and opted for Singapore to visit Maison et objet Asia ( the first show outside of Paris) and Singapore design week. But I also wanted to make a trip to China to [...]

This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Talks, Chinese design, Design festivals & shows, Contemporary craft, Shanghai, Design and was tagged with design show, talks, contemporary crafts, chinese design, Shanghai


Hong Kong's Business of Design Week 2013

Posted on November 13, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
Of all the cities in Asia, I find Hong Kong and Singapore to be the best representations of the term 'East meets West', this is partly due to their historical backgrounds and links to the British. Even though in recent years, the world's focus has turned to Chinese cities like Shanghai and [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Architecture, British designs, Travel, Business, Talks, Hong Kong design, Design and was tagged with Hong Kong, architecture, talks, Hong Kong design, British design, business, BODW


TEDx Albertopolis

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Toothpicker

TEDx at the Royal Albert Hall, the first TEDx event in London
 
A few years ago, I was rather hooked on TED and watched many videos on various topics by inspirational figures who wanted to share and spread their ideas to the world. Hence, when I found out about the franchise event, TEDx Albertopolis [...]

This post was posted in London, Talks, Social issues and was tagged with London, talks, TEDx


London design festival 2013 (final part)

Posted on September 29, 2013 by Toothpicker

Endless stairs at Tate Modern, designed by dRMM Architects, in collaboration with American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC)
 
Like I mentioned previously, there were no major landmark projects at the V & A museum this year, but there is the Endless stair installation at the Tate Modern ( open until 10th October), which is [...]

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London design festival 2013 (V & A)

Posted on September 19, 2013 by Toothpicker

Top left and middle: The Wind Portal by Najia El Zein; Main: Oki Naganode by Julia Lohmann
 
The V & A museum has always been the hub of the annual London design festival, and for 10 days every year, the museum becomes a backdrop for the hottest designers to showcase their talents. After [...]

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Make, do & meet workshop

Posted on September 12, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
We have been selling on Notonthehighstreet.com for almost one year now, and it has helped us to grow our U.K. market. And as Christmas is approaching, we are anticipating our busiest Christmas yet.
I have never attended their events or workshops before because they are usually sold out early. I registered on the [...]

This post was posted in London, Business, Talks and was tagged with London, talks, business, Notonthehighstreet.com


Hong Kong Houseware & Gifts Fairs

Posted on May 2, 2013 by Toothpicker

Houseware and gifts fairs at the Hong Kong Convention Centre
 
April was a busy month for trade fairs in Hong Kong, two large fairs: Houseware and textiles, Gifts and printing fairs all took place within two weeks. Apart from local design studios, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors, there were also companies from around [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Japanese designs, Travel, Business, Talks, Trade fairs, Hong Kong design, Design and was tagged with Hong Kong, Japanese designs, talks, Trade fair, Hong Kong design


Imminent Domain: Designing the Life of Tomorrow

Posted on March 5, 2013 by Toothpicker

20/30/40 - Designing our tomorrow talk at Asia Society
 
Hong Kong's design industry has often been overlooked and shadowed by its neighbouring cities, but in recent years, more local designers and their efforts have been recognised at home and abroad. Currently there is a design exhibition, Imminent Domain: Designing the Life of Tomorrow [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Exhibitions, Travel, Talks, Hong Kong design, Design and was tagged with Hong Kong, art and design exhibitions, talks, Hong Kong design


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