** UPDATE: deTour 2019, originally scheduled for 29 November – 8 December 2019, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances in Hong Kong. We will continue to connect local and overseas design talents, celebrating creativity with the community. See you at deTour 2020! **


This year’s theme presents NEW ideas and values relevant to design today. It is an attempt to reinterpret principles and inspirations from the OLD.

deTour is...

Ever year, we present an eclectic mixture of creative works by the designers from different regions and disciplines. What are the keywords speaking of deTour? Watch the clip below to get a quick understanding.

NEW OLD. OLD NEW. - Part 1

The idea of "new" and "old", the two seemingly opposite concepts indeed coexist and complement each other. Let's take a look at how the curator Michael Leung and local creatives interpret new, old and the annual theme "NEW OLD. OLD NEW."

NEW OLD. OLD NEW. - Part 2

Flip flops, old textbooks, matches...One may think they are nostalgic and old-fashioned, yet it could be the sources of inspiration to new invention. A few local creatives from different background were invited to pick one object to represent the idea of "NEW OLD. OLD NEW.". Let's see what they are and listen to the stories behind.

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