Showcase @PMQ - September 2020
Showcase @PMQ - December 2019
Showcase @DesignInspire - December 2019

Featuring an impressive line-up of local and international designers, deTour 2019 had in store a spectacular array of works conceived and created under the theme “NEW OLD. OLD NEW.”. deTour 2019 presents three showcases including DesignInspire 2019 and two showcases held at different periods at PMQ. The three showcases altogether feature a great variety of local and international design units, with a special highlight of the international collaboration — British designer Morag Myerscough and PMQ’s Underground Interpretation Area, where the Central School’s foundation remains are located, is transformed into a befitting exhibition space housing a series of works. Manifesting Hong Kong’s local design power, deTour 2019 looks forward to having you join us.


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 SPECIAL Sep 18→27 2020

NOW ON VIEW | Highlighted Works from deTour 2019

by Anthony Ko/ KaCaMa & Ob/ik Soundwork / Katol/ Lau Chi Chung/ Lio Yeung/ Magazine P/ Shih Wei Chieh/ Studio Swine/ WARE

deTour is...

Every 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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