Design for Asia Forum at BODW

In times of change and ambiguity, 2020 showed us how vulnerable we all are. But, viewed differently, it gives us a fresh impetus to reimagine new possibilities based on our real needs and what truly matters. At the Design for Asia Forum at BODW, speakers who are the DFA Awards winners and judges will offer a glimpse of the importance of design in the new normal from an Asian perspective.


Date: 1 Dec 2020 (Tue)
Time (HK time): 16:00 - 17:30 (Session 1) & 18:00 – 19:00 (Session 2)
Format: Webinar on BODW platform
Language: English (with Cantonese and Mandarin simultaneous interpretation) 


Session 1 - Culture & Sustainability


  • Stanley Wong (anothermountainman), Founder and Creative Director, 84000 Communications
    (DFA World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer 2020)
  • Lyndon Neri, Founding Partner, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
    (DFA World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer 2018)


  • David Lo, Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre


Session 2 - Experience Design


  • Akichika Tanaka, Director, Business Development, toio Business Development Office, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. & Alexis André, Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. (toio™ , DFA Design for Asia Awards 2020 - Grand Award with Special Mention)
  • Brandon Gien, CEO, Good Design Australia
    (DFA Design for Asia Awards 2020 – Judge)


  • Sally Lin, Associate Professor & Chairperson of Industrial Design Department, Shih-Chien University
    (DFA Design for Asia Awards 2020 - judge)


Click HERE to Register FREE Experience Pass of BODW 2020 for live viewing on 1 Dec!

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