HKFP is a media partner for the Global Designs Awards 2016.

The Hong Kong Designers Association Global Design Awards 2016 presentation ceremony will take place on July 15.

One of the most established multi-disciplinary design competitions in the Asia-Pacific region, the awards celebrate their 40th anniversary this year and have attracted 1,200 entries from 20 countries.

Winners of the inaugural HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award, the Gold, Silver, Bronze, Excellence, Hong Kong Best Award and Judge’s Choice Award, will be announced at the ceremony.

The judges for the awards, a panel of 14 world-class top-tier designers, have chosen the most outstanding designers in four main categories – Digital, Graphics, Products (including Fashion), Spatial & Environmental – and 41 sub-categories.

The event will take place on Friday, July 15 2016 in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall at Asia Society Hong Kong Centre on 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong. It will run from 2:15pm to 6pm.

Guests who will be attending the event include Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So Kam-leung, Head of Create Hong Kong Jerry Liu, Awardee of HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award Dr Kan Tai-keung, Chairman of The Hong Kong Designers Association David Lo, and Sub-Committee Chairman of HKDA Global Design Awards 2016 Tony Lau.

One of the winning designs. Photo: HKDA.

The 4100°K Exhibition, which features over 200 award-winning entries from the Global Design Awards 2016, will open on the day of the awards ceremony and run till July 24, 2016, every day from 10am to 8pm at The Qube, 2/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong. Entrance is free and you can learn more about the event here.

There will be two Global Design Awards Sharing Sessions at the exhibition venue, where awardees from abroad and Hong Kong will share their design insights. The sessions will take place July 16 and July 23, and you can register here.

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