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Wan Chai: Design Central, Part I

Visitors to the Wan Chai design precinct were treated to a full-on design feast of products, installations, talks and more.

Hong Kong Indesign: The Event


BY Janice Seow

6 December, 2013


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 DEDON and Bolon paired up to create an Ibiza-themed showroom

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 Visitors got to experience DEDON’s latest products for themselves

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The crowd turned up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at the DEDON showroom for “Breakfast & Bubbles” with DEDON and Bolon. Decked out to introduce DEDON’s 2014 Ibiza theme in Asia Pacific for the first time, the showroom displayed a host of new products together with complementary textile floors from Bolon.

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HAG’s latest office table at BW was showcased

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Contests and lucky draws at BW kept spirits high

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It was a perpetual party at BW with JEB, INFINITY and HÅG all presenting new products. Visitors got to try out JEB’s Kiosk Communication Pods, and HÅG’s newly launched tables for the office, as well as Stormtech releases from INFINITY. And if that was not enough, a contest saw designers creating iconic Hong Kong landmarks out of Woven Image’s EchoPanel®.

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 Guests registering at colourliving’s large showroom

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There were engaging live demonstrations at colourliving

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The impressive three-storey colourliving showroom was a must-see for those in the Wan Chai precinct. Filled to the brim with premium sanitary, kitchen products, in addition to a selection of complementary accessories and furniture, the showroom was a treasure trove of design. In particular, new products from Dornbracht, Vondom and Edra were highlighted.

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 A talk at Haworth on finding inspiration at the workplace

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Visitors got to familiarise themselves with Haworth’s latest products

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For the first time, Haworth has worked with a fabric partner for its Haworth x Friends series, the fruits of which were presented at its showroom. The Angle and Visa fabric ranges, made in collaboration with Woven Image, offered visitors cheery alternatives to fabrics for the workplace. Besides this, there was also an insightful talk titled: “Find the Inspiration of the Workplace”.

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 A Q&A panel on the ergonomic office at Kokuyo

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A wine tasting at Kokuyo was also highlight

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Visitors got to listen in on a lively discussion on the workplace of the future and ergonomics in the office at Kokuyo. A special treat also awaited all those who visited: wine tasting with an opportunity to get up close and personal with the very person who made the wines.

Look out for more reports on Hong Kong Indesign®: The Event on indesignlive.hk


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