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Knowledge of Design Week (KODW) 2022

Knowledge of Design Week (KODW), an annual event organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), will be held from August 22 to October 28, 2022, with eight public workshops and master classes. ADF (NPO Aoyama Design Forum) is supporting the event again this year as a media partner of KODW 2022.

These will be held in a mix of physical and virtual formats and will be led by global experts from Denmark, France, Hong Kong, China and the United Kingdom who will explore the various takes on 'Regeneration by Design' from social, environmental, cultural and economic perspectives. KODW Talk Series panel discussions will also be streamed online on bodw+ and social media platforms to provide global access, while live interactive chats will be hosted to engage international audiences.


Participants in the workshops, led by global experts, will have a meaningful experience of 'regeneration by design' from a social, environmental, cultural and business perspective. The first workshop, Developing Sustainable Solutions through LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, will be led by Per Kristiansen, one of the two original master trainers of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® in the world. will be leading and exploring how to use LEGO bricks to accelerate business innovation. The following workshops are also available for booking.

Discovering Material Innovations in the Regenerative Design Fabric Lab for Busines: Elaine Yan Ling Ng, Founder, The Fabrick Lab (Hong Kong)
User brands; creating business sustainable brands with X Thinkin:Dr Michael T Lai (Dean, X Thinking Institute (China))
Creators of the Sandbox Metaverse:Sébastien Borger, Co-founder and COO, The Sandbox (France); Eric Wong, Head of Growth, The Sandbox (Hong Kong)

KODW Talk Series

24 Sep (Sat): Regenerative Design for Our Ecosystem
8 Oct (Sat): Regenerative Design for Social Good
15 Oct (Sat): Regenerative Economy
22 Oct (Sat): The Future of Regenerative Culture

About Hong Kong Design Centre

The Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is a non-governmental organisation and was established in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government to establish Hong Kong as an international centre for design in Asia. HKDC's public mission is to promote the wider and strategic use of design and design thinking to create business value and improve social well-being, with the aim of advancing Hong Kong as an international design centre in Asia.

About Knowledge of Design Week (KODW)

KODW provides an exciting and world-class global knowledge platform for local and international designers, brand strategists, business leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists, educators and visionaries to share industry insights, trend analysis, creative solutions and breakthrough innovations to transform individuals, businesses and society. Starting in 2022, there will be a new format with various hybrid programmes taking place throughout the year, leading up to the launch of BODW by the end of the year.

About bodw+

Launched by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), bodw+ grew out of Business of Design Week (BODW), Asia's leading annual design, innovation and brand event since 2002. bodw+ is an interactive design knowledge platform that promotes and celebrates excellence and inspires and engages the local and international design community. It aims to become Asia's leading online design portal, consistently featuring new content, providing the latest insights into seminal design trends, and exclusive interviews with creative leaders and emerging talent.

「KODW 2022」

Dates:22 Aug - 28 Oct 2022
Languages:English, Cantonese, Mandarin (simultaneous interpretation)
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