EVENT & NEWS

KERING INNOVATIVE LUXURY LAB 

Date: 19th October 2017

Location:  Shanghai

 

The Fabrick Lab worked with Kering to deliver a digital, interactive luxury lab workshop as part of Shanghai Fashion Week 2017.

WINNER OF THE GGEF "ECO INNOVATOR AWARD"

Date: 18th October 2017

Location: Hong Kong

 

GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum) has announced the four female pioneers who are the winners of its inaugural Women Eco Game Change Awards 2017. The awards acknowledge and gives recognition to women who are leading and inspiring change in the community and environment through innovation.

At the ceremony on 18 October 2017, GGEF awarded Elaine Ng, the founder of The Fabrick Lab, the Eco Innovator Award.

CONFLUENCE 20+ 

BLOCK THIRTY SEVEN

Date: 14th October - 4th November 2017

Location: Block Thirty Seven, Chicago

A pilot project challenging the interdisciplinary relationship between designers, robot engineers and knitted textile programmers.

Confluence • 20+ is a multidisciplinary exhibition series that offers a perspective on Hong Kong's creative ecologies. The exhibition has sojourned in Milan, Hong Kong and Seoul. This Chicago Edition is the final stop of the exhibition series, and will continue to feature twenty collaborative and design research projects presented by Hong Kong’s design talent across disciplines.

CONFLUENCE 20+ 

DONGDAEMUN DESIGN PLAZA (DDP)

Date: 26 August - 16 September 2017

Location: Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul

A pilot project challenging the interdisciplinary relationship between designers, robot engineers and knitted textile programmers.

Confluence • 20+ is a multidisciplinary exhibition series that offers a perspective on Hong Kong's creative ecologies. The exhibition has made its debut at the internationally celebrated Milan Design Week in April 2017, and returned to Hong Kong in June 2017. This Seoul Edition continues to feature twenty collaborative and design research projects presented by Hong Kong’s design talent across disciplines.

CONFLUENCE 20+ 

HONG KONG CITY HALL

Date: 6-28th June 2017

Location: Hong Kong City Hall

A pilot project challenging the interdisciplinary relationship between designers, robot engineers and knitted textile programmers.

Confluence • 20+ is a multidisciplinary exhibition series that offers a perspective on Hong Kong's creative ecologies. The exhibition has made its debut at the internationally celebrated Milan Design Week in April 2017. The Hong Kong Edition will feature twenty collaborative and design research projects presented by Hong Kong’s design talent across disciplines.

CONFLUENCE 20+ 

LA TRIENNALE DI MILANO

Date: 4-16th April 2017

Location: La Triennale Di Milano​

 

Sentient prototyping: The Fabrick Lab unveils Sensus at Milan Design Week.

A pilot project challenging the interdisciplinary relationship between designers, robot engineers and knitted textile programmers.

The Fabrick Lab, are in Milan to exhibit their innovative living prototypes Sensus at the internationally celebrated Salone del Mobile. The unique project forms part of the Hong Kong Design Centre’s Confluence: 20+, a celebration of the best design talents and creative ecologies of Hong Kong. The exhibition runs from 4th to 16th April 2017.

LANE CRAWFORD: THE MAKERS PROGRAMME

Date: August - September 2017

Location:  Lane Crawford in IFC & Pacific Place, Hong Kong

 

To celebrate the modern Chinese craftsmanship, Asia’s iconic luxury department store Lane Crawford brings three Chinese artisanal brands together, showcasing a special edit of furniture and home accents from X+Q, Shang Xia and The Fabrick Lab.

 

LONDON CRAFT WEEK: SEEDS GALLERY

Date: 10:00 - 18:00, 6th & 7th May 2017

Location:  SEEDS, 3 Launceston Place, London, W8 5RL

 

Chi Wing Lo and Elaine Yan Ling Ng will be showing their collection at Seeds Gallery London sharing the theme of Time Travel Translation. Supported by the Debbie Lo Creativity Foundation.

LONDON CRAFT WEEK: UNFOLD EXPERIMENTAL WAX BATIK WORKSHOP

Date: 3rd May 2017

Location: ACE Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JQ, England.

 

Elaine Yan Ling Ng, founder of The Fabrick Lab, holds a workshop which gives an insight into batik on wood and shows how she creates bespoke luxury products which keep heritage craft skills alive.

DONGLIANG x THE FABRICK LAB

Date: 29th Oct - 9th Nov 2016

Location: 184 Fumin Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000

 

DongLiang welcomes The Fabrick Lab to their Shanghai shop on 29th October until 9th November 2016 for an exclusive launch of their Stellar Works bespoke furniture collection. The event will also include the launch of their lifestyle product collection and a film screening of their documentary.

CANAAN x THE FABRICK LAB

Date: 14th Oct 2016

Location: Canaan Boutique & Gallery, Potato Head Restaurant, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.

 

Canaan boutique and gallery invites you to an exclusive film screening of Elaine Yan Ling Ng of The Fabrick Lab's latest project UN/Fold at Potato Head, Friday 14th October 2016.

ASIA SOCIETY​ - FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Date: 11th Oct 2016

Location: Asia Society - Miller Theatre & Courtyard, Admiralty, Hong Kong.

 

Design Trust Feature Grant recipient Elaine Yan Ling Ng will present a short film chronicling her project ‘UN/FOLD: A Stitch in Time’ which features her collaboration with the villagers of Guizhou. The project was initiated as a means to remodel the fast-disappearing minority craft skills and establish a new sustainable economic model. A panel discussion with other field experts will follow the screening.

PANELISTS

Elaine Yan Ling Ng, Founder of The Fabrick Lab
Richard Hsu, TEDx senior ambassador to China / adjunct professor Tongji university  / founder of pan-asia network
Ikko Yokoyama, Curator, Design and Architecture, M+
Angus Watson, Associate Producer, CNN
Marisa Yiu, Co-Founder, Executive Director, Design Trust

RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERVIEW

Date: 9th July 2016

Location: New Zealand

 

Kim Hill talks to Hong Kong-based designer Elaine Yan Ling Ng who interweaves technology with her textiles and furnishings at The Fabrick Lab. She visited Wellington as a keynote speaker for Nature Now, the 2016 Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand symposium.

SUNDEW 2.0 AT ART CENTRAL, HONG KONG

Date: 31st May 2016

Location: Art Central, Hong Kong.

 

Swarovski has unveiled ‘Sundew’, a spectacular kinetic crystal installation by British Chinese Designer Elaine Yan Ling Ng at the 2016 edition of Art Central. Exhibited at Hong Kong’s Central Harbourfront, ‘Sundew’ represents Swarovski’s second successive partnership with Art Central, part of Hong Kong Art Week.

ART CENTRAL: REUTERS INTERVIEW

Date: 31st May 2016

Location: Art Central, Hong Kong.

 

Reuters interview Elaine Ng about Sundew 2.0 at Art Central in Hong Kong.

DESIGN MIAMI/ BASEL: SUNDEW

Date: 20th Aug 2015

Location: Art Central, Hong Kong.

 

Swarovski and Design Miami/ have unveiled three installations created by the winners of the inaugural Swarovski Designers of the Future Award at this year’s Design Miami/ Basel. 

2015 SWAROVSKI DESIGNER OF THE FUTURE

Date: April 2015

Location: Swarovski's Headquarters, Wattens, Austria

 

During the prestigious Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Design Miami/ and Swarovski announced the winners of the Swarovski Designers of the Future Award: Tomás Alonso and Studio Swine, both based in London, and Elaine Yan Ling Ng based Hong Kong.  

 

They were invited to visit Wattens, Swarovski’s headquarters in Austria, to be immersed in the history of crystal manufacturing and explore the company’s cutting edge technology. New works by the winners, commissioned by Swarovski, will debut at the 10th Anniversary edition of Design Miami/ Basel June 16-21, 2015.

THE SWAROVSKI DESIGNER OF THE FUTURE

Date: April 2015

Location: Swarovski's Headquarters, Wattens, Austria

 

On April 16, 2015, Design Miami/ Basel announced Elaine Yan Ling Ng to be one of the three winners of the Swarovski Designers of the Future Award on Swarovski's debut collaboration with Design Miami. As a recipient of the award, Elaine Yan Ling Ng will present a new piece of work, commissioned by award sponsor Swarovski, at the 10th Anniversary edition of Design Miami/ Basel in Basel Switzerland from June 16 to 21 in 2015.

CBC TALK

Date: 23rd January 23, 2015

Location: Beijing, 北京CBC建筑艺术馆 (西城区佟麟阁路85号中华圣公会教堂

 

We are pleased to announce that The Fabrick Lab has been invited to present the studio work 'From Nature to Future'  at The CBC Talk (China Building Centre ) by 《Objekt境》 China.

CREATIVE WORKSHOP IN HONG KONG IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

NATURE TECH

BioChromes

WE EXPLORE, EXPERIMENT AND EXECUTE WITH NATURE

 

NATURE TECH is a series of workshops that celebrate the amazing abilities of nature that broadly impact design, particularly in textiles. From the study of colour, structure, shape and form we celebrate the power of nature through biomimicy or bio-extraction design.

 

BioChromes is the first workshop series of Nature Tech, here we study nature’s ability from the fundamentals - COLOUR.

 

We offer a range of workshops to expand your creativity and help you to create your unique tools in design. 

 

Bio Chromes- Juniors

Bio Chromes- Explorer

Bio Chromes- Expedition

CURRENT SHOW

Date: 26th June, 2014

Location: FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries, 37–38 (Organized by: Materfad)

We are pleased to announce that Naturology collection has been invited to show at Smart Flexibility Exhibition.

 

Naturology: VELCRO CHAIN is currently exhibiting at FAD, Balcelona, Spain

An exhibition that uncovers structures and materials capable of developing sensitivity and adapting their shape to the surroundings. The exhibition brings together projects from all over the world that allow us to imagine the functionalities that can be provided by intelligent, smart structures in any field of application. Perception of climatic, acoustic and light conditions in the surroundings and their adaptation to them; detection of users and the modification of the space in relation to their bodies, movements or even emotions; capturing of wind and solar energy; or the generation of electrical energy are some of the possibilities that these materials and technologies open up for us. On June 26th Materfad is welcoming three of the participants to explain the possibilities that flexible structures and active materials offer us.

THE SMART POD- A POP UP MATERIAL PLAYGROUND AT PMQ

Date: 28th Nov - 7th Dec 2014

Location: 35 Aberdeen St, Central, Hong Kong

An open window on our Kwai Chung based newly opened studio, the PMQ temporary capsule. Elaine Yan Ling Ng’s first Smart Pod, offered design enthusiasts, nature lovers, innovators and trendy crew a poetic sneak peak on Elaine’s iconic projects and a series of cutting edge workshops combining techno, craft and poesy.

BODW ASIA

Date: 4th Dec 2014

Location: International Convention Center, Hong Kong

Invited Speaker for Business of Design Week in Hong Kong.

Business of Design Week (BODW) is a flagship event organised by Hong Kong Design Centre since 2002. Each year, BODW brings to Hong Kong some of the world’s most outstanding design masters and influential business figures to inspire the regional audience on creative thinking and design management.
 

The Fabrick Lab is invited to present during BODW, to share the latest research and development. In particular, towards material design and how to combine craft and technology together. 

PAN ASIA NETWORK

Date: 19th - 22nd Nov 2014

Location: International Convention Center, Jeju, Korea

The Fabrick Lab is invited as one of the four presenters from Hong Kong, to share  new prototypes at PAN2014.

 

PAN project is a learning and exchange plat­form where diverse programs are tes­ted, executed and distributed through collaboration, networking and peer learning.

 

Our purpose is to equip people for the post-industrial age, where creativity, open innovation and collaboration are the core elements of growth and development.

 

During PAN, The Fabrick Lab will be sharing various projects that are related to craft collaboration with local craftsman from China as well as some interactive surfaces. 

RADIO REVIEW BY MONOCLE MAGAZINE

Date: 16th Dec 2014

Location: Monocle Hong Kong

David Plaisant takes us through the best bits of Business of Design Week in Hong Kong. Plus, we head to Milan to learn about the craft of design brand Porro and travel to Toronto for Iidex: Canada’s national design and architecture expo.

TV INTERVIEW WITH PHOENIX TV

Date: 30th Dec 2014

Location: 完全時尚手冊 Channel 548

INTERVIEW WITH RTHK

Date: Dec 2014

Location: RTHK Radio Television Hong Kong 

Our first cantonese interview with RTHK Radio Television Hong Kong - 香港電台 (33:00-35:00).

INTERVIEW WITH BON TV

Date: Nov 2013 

Location: BON TV

It's been a great honour to be interviewed by BON TV  蓝海电视台 for their special cultural TV program Amazing China. Within the program, Elaine Ng Yan Ling revealed how she discovers China and shared her story of how China inspires her in many different ways.

INTERVIEW WITH BEIJING DESIGN WEEK 2013 

Date: 2013 

Location: Beijing Design Week

Beijing Design Week meets Elaine Yan Ling Ng interview, please click here to find out more about Beijing Design Week 2013.

INTERVIEW WITH BEIJING FOREIGN RADIO STATION

Date: 2013 

Location: Beijing Design Week

The Fabrick Lab was interviewed by AM774, Beijing Foreign Radio Station 北京人民广播电台外语广播, please use the icon below to listen to the interview. Featured by 刘智嘉 Chole Lau

DESIGN IN RESISTANCE DOCUMENTARY BY WUHAO  

Date: June, 2013 

Location: WUHAO, Beijing

WUHAO Nature Series by Elaine Yan Ling Ng.A short film by Lui Chen, interviewing Elaine Yan Ling Ng to share the design process of Climatology.

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