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HKIDA hosts Master Talk and 24th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards

by Sophie Cullen on Nov 28, 2016 in Interiors
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At the APIDA presentation ceremony: Tik Chan, HKIDA committee member; Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016; Timothy Fok Tsun Ting, GB, JP; Keith Chan, HKIDA committee member (All photos courtesy of HKIDA)

At the APIDA presentation ceremony: Tik Chan, HKIDA committee member; Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016; Timothy Fok Tsun Ting, GB, JP; Keith Chan, HKIDA committee member (All photos courtesy of HKIDA)

Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA) has recently held both Master Talk 2016 and the 24th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA) ceremony at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

For Master Talk 2016, speakers presented on themes that inspire interior design practitioners and students, sharing valuable knowledge and work experience on topics such as Human Environment Needs, Design, Products & Materials, Communication, Interior Construction, Codes & Regulations and also Professional Practice.

At Master Talk 2016: Antony Chan, HKIDA chairman; Tris Kee, MC and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Louie T. Navarro, Patrick Leung, Caroline Sohie, Caroline Bos, Shigeru Kubota and Kung Shu Chang; Horace Pan, HKIDA vice chairman.

At Master Talk 2016: Antony Chan, HKIDA chairman; Tris Kee, MC and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Louie T. Navarro, Patrick Leung, Caroline Sohie, Caroline Bos, Shigeru Kubota and Kung Shu Chang; Horace Pan, HKIDA vice chairman.

This year, the Master Talk featured speakers from different regions, including Caroline Bos, co-founder and principal urban planner of UNStudio in Holland; Caroline Sohie, architecture director for INSTINCT in UK; Patrick Leung, founder and principal Design of P A L Design Group in Hong Kong; Kung Shu Chang, professor and director of the Graduate Institute of Architecture, NTCU Taiwan, and chairman of Board of Chinese Association of Interior Designers in Taiwan; Shigeru Kubota, president of Kubota Architect & Associates Inc. in Japan; and Louie. T. Navarro, Co-founder of IB Design Group Inc. in Philippines.

Panel discussion at Master Talk 2016. Panel discussion and Q&A session: Tris Kee, moderator and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers Patrick Leung, Caroline Bos and Shigeru Kubota

Panel discussion at Master Talk 2016. Panel discussion and Q&A session: Tris Kee, moderator and HKIDA executive committee member; speakers
Patrick Leung, Caroline Bos and Shigeru Kubota

"It is exciting to see over 220 participants join the Master Talk 2016. The event provides extensive opportunities for interior designers and students to share their own experiences and personal perspectives on the body of knowledge issues that matter in today's design world," said Antony Chan, chairman of HKIDA.

After Master Talk 2016, HKIDA presented the 24th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA) ceremony where award-winners received their prizes across 13 categories. Over 300 guests were in attendance at the event with APIDA recognising interior design talents throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Over 300 attendees joined the APIDA presentation

Over 300 attendees joined the APIDA presentation ceremony

"APIDA 2016 received over 630 submissions from the Asia Pacific regions including those from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Macau and Indonesia, etc. Once again, APIDA attained new standards and will no doubt set design trends in the region," said Enoch Hui, chairman of APIDA 2016.

The full list of winners can be found here.

 

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