About Design Hub



In order to strengthen the connection and cooperation of design industry between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, as well as to prepare for the development of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, the Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations (FHKDA), together with the Shenzhen Industrial Design Professional Association (SIDA) co-founded "Design Hub - Hong Kong-Shenzhen Online Resources Platform". It is a virtual platform for storing and sharing design-related resources, so as to promote commercial activities and collaborations between two places design industry.


"Design Hub" includes the design of a “Twin Search Design Directory”, members can browse, subscript and follow other member’s portfolio and case studies, but also able to publish their latest creation, to exchange each other’s ideas. In addition allowing non-design companies identify appropriate design services or designers for their projects in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. On the other hand, "Design Hub" also provides up-to-date design activities information in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, job market and resources download and so on resources. All in all, such platform combines the power of social network and design directory of Hong Kong and Shenzhen.



Major Sponsor


The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communication and Technology Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.

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HK-SZ Design Industry Cooperative Task Force

The Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations (FHKDA) started in 2000 before the incorporation of the Hong Kong Design Centre. It acts as a platform for the discussion of design, education, cultural policy and infrastructure development. FHKDA provides room for expression of ideas and opinions from the industry to the government. In recent years, FHKDA has focused its effort in facilitating inter-city exchange programmes and communication, as well as fostering collaborations between designers/brands from around the region. Apart from running Shenzhen - Hong Kong collaborations and Taiwan-Hong Kong cultural cooperation forums annually, FHKDA has been actively participating in the annual Global Design Network (GDN), to promote exchange and to engage in the proactive discussion with other organizations and institutions in Hong Kong and other regions.


Founding members of FHKDA include Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA), Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association (HKFDA), Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA), and Chartered Society of Designers (CSD). Meanwhile, FHKDA participates in a number of projects in collaboration with Hong Kong Design Centre deemed appropriate to its operation research and development. Up to present, FHKDA has a total of 16 Professional Members.


FHKDA aims to consolidate the industry efforts in Hong Kong by building stronger relationships with key local professional bodies and design institutions, and also to consolidate resources and efforts around the region. Shanghai and Beijing. In the coming years, FHKDA will focus mainly on the partnership with Shenzhen, which will lead to the creation of a dynamic front around the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone. In the near future, FHKDA will also be looking at working more closely with Taiwan, and ultimately linking up Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Taiwan design industries; creating a design hub different from Shanghai and Beijing.

Council Members
MR. FREEMAN LAU Secretary General Hong Kong Federation of Design Assoications
MR.  KEVIN YEUNG Vice Secretary General Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association
MR. ANTONY CHAN Vice Secretary General Hong Kong Interior Design Association
MR. RON LEUNG Honorary Secretary Hong Kong Designer Assoications
DR. EDMUND LEE Honorary Treasurer Hong Kong Design Centre
MR. JOEY HO   Hong Kong Interior Design Association
MR. DAVID LO   Hong Kong Designers Association
DR. ALEX LEE   Chartered Society of Designers (HK)
DR. BENSON CHEUNG   Chartered Society of Designers (HK)
 MS. JANET CHEUNG   Design Council of Hong Kong
Founding Members
Professional Members
About SIDA

Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association (SIDA) is a non- profit organization founded in 2008, primarily supported by Shenzhen municipal government as a first-class industry association. Our members include institutions that provide services for industrial design chains and the relevant organizations such as design firms, manufacturers, handicrafts and material suppliers, brand planning and marketing institutions, design schools, research institutions and so on.


SIDA has become the largest professional design organization in China and the first industry organization to join in the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID).


Till March 2014, SIDA has took in 649 member units from Shenzhen and across the country, and built the municipal Industrial Design Public Service Platform, with two centers (Shenzhen Hong Kong Design Center, Sino-Swedish Design Center), three professional committees (User Experience Design Committee, Brand Planning Committee and Home Design Committee) and an Industrial Design Research Institute. And there are 30 fulltime staff members in the secretariat.


SIDA works for propelling Shenzhen industrial designs forward to cooperate with industry and integrate with the world”, facilitating industry innovation exchanges and cooperation, enhancing the capability of independent innovation of the traditional manufacturing industries, and speeding up the high-end international development of emerging industries.