Co-organised by Hong Kong Design Institute and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee), and Vitra Design Museum, Germany, George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher exhibition will showcase the finest selection of the masterpieces of George Nelson (1908 – 1986), one of the most important American designers of the 20th century. George Nelson’s conception of design was wide ranging, not only reputable as a designer, but also renowned as an architect, a writer and a teacher. The exhibition held at HKDI Gallery of HKDI and IVE (Lee Wai Lee) from March to June 2014 offers an overview of Nelson’s designs and insights, from iconic spindly-legged furniture and colourful ball-clocks to his writings and company brochures. His most signature design pieces such as the Marshmallow Sofa, the Bubble Lamps and the Wall Clocks will also be showcased during the exhibition period.
Organiser: HKDI and IVE(LWL) in collaboration with Vitra Design Museum, Germany
Sponsor: Herman Miller International, Asia Pacific
About the Guided Tour for HKAAA Members
An exclusive docent-led exhibition tour is now available for HKAAA’s members:
Date: 17 May 2014 (Sat)
Tour Time: 4:30pm (Approx. 30mins)
Meeting time and point: 4:20pm at main entrance of HKDI Gallery
Exhibition Venue: HKDI Gallery, HKDI and IVE (Lee Wai Lee) - 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong (Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station, Exit A2)
1. Particpants must be current members of HKAAA. Each member is welcome to bring along a guest.
2. Please fill in the name and contact email information of your guest on the registration form.
3. Only limited quota available. Registration will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis.
4. Video shooting and photographing is NOT allowed inside the exhibition venue.
To join the tour, please register
Enquiries for the guided tour: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association｜Tel: (852) 2877 7268｜Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enquiries for the exhibition: Hong Kong Design Institute and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee)｜Tel: (852) 3928 2566｜Email: email@example.com