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Designing Future Techstyle 2019
Techstyle for Social Good International Exhibition

Fast evolving contemporary lifestyles see a demand for design and technology integrated products that can seamlessly integrate into everyday life to enhance well- being. Innovations emerge from the bridging of design and technology creating a symbiotic relationship between creatives and engineers. Designing for the future will involve working collaboratively across disciplines as life, work and well- being boundaries are blurred.

In the summer of 2019, Designing Future Techstyle 2019 brought together the world’s top design academics, cutting edge practitioners and innovative young designers to set agendas representing the designers’ perspectives and foster creativity in the context of design-led technology for social good. This exhibition was first showcased at The Mills on 28 June – 26 August 2019 and will be at the The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 27 August- 20 September 2019. The exhibition showcases cutting-edge designs from the industry, academia with the creative innovations of the twelve shortlisted finalists of the international design competition. The exhibitors from industry and academia include:


Christianna Winchek, Nike

Dr Jeanne Tan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Lauren Bowker, The Unseen

Laurentius Lab, Loe Feijs and Marina Toeters of

Open Style Lab, Parsons School of Design

The Soft Systems Research Group, Royal College of Art

Qi Wang, Eindhoven University of Technology

Organiser 主辦單位

Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


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