deTour is returning to PMQ from 29 Nov to 8 Dec with an exciting line-up of local and overseas creative talents. We are inviting everyone to create, experience and have fun with design.

In response to this year’s theme “NEW OLD. OLD NEW.”, co-creators from different regions and disciplines are inspired by elements and ideas from the OLD to explore how, through the design process, to create something NEW. Demonstrating the new values and meanings relevant to today’s society: Morag Myerscough (UK) and WARE (HK) will spread joy with their interactive installation; six local and overseas designer units will showcase their interpretations in a group exhibition held at the historical foundation remain; Neville Brody (UK) and Wing Shya (HK) will share their insight and knowledge about their creative process and beyond at a Master Class; and more…

There are countless opportunities to be inspired by design. There are installations, exhibitions, workshops and design dialogues awaiting your exploration. Be ready with a curious mind and join us at deTour 2019!

About deTour

Organized by PMQ, deTour is an annual creative festival that connects local and overseas designers through co-creation and exchange. Through a series of exhibitions, workshops and dialogues, the public is invited to engage and experience design from different perspectives.
As a platform devoted to supporting local design talents, deTour creates a perfect opportunity for fellow designers both local and abroad to collaborate by transforming boundless creativity into design solutions. deTour encourages everyone to observe and explore how design is crucial for a better tomorrow.



Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s SoHo, PMQ is the landmark of creative industries in Asia’s World City. PMQ has been revived into a creative hub since 2014, housing over 100 Hong Kong Designers, showcasing workshops and studios featuring lifestyle, fashion and accessories, architecture, gifts & premium, homeware and a wide range of other designer goods. Today, PMQ has become the creative platform in supporting up and coming creative talent as well as fostering a community of patrons and lovers of creativity, design and heritage. It is also the hottest venue in town for international arts and cultural events from Hong Kong and all around the world.

Lead Sponsor

Create Hong Kong

Create Hong Kong is a dedicated agency set up under the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau on 1 June 2009 to lead, champion and drive the development of the creative economy in Hong Kong. It co-ordinates Government policy and effort regarding creative industries, focuses Government’s resources catering for the promotion and speeding up of the development of creative industries in Hong Kong, and works closely with the trade to boost the development of creative industries.

Partner Program

Business of Design Week

Asia’s premier annual event on design, innovation and brands since 2002, Business of Design Week (BODW) organised by Hong Kong Design Centre gathers some of the world’s most outstanding design masters and influential business figures in Hong Kong. It provides a valuable platform for business and creative leaders to exchange ideas, network, and explore new business opportunities.



Hong Kong Design Centre

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is a non-profit organisation and a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as a centre of design excellence in Asia. Since 2002, HKDC has been on a public mission to use design thinking and innovation to drive value creation of business development and improve the well being of society, throught our five pillars: CONNECT, CELEBRATE, NURTURE, ADVANCE, AND ENGAGE.

Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.

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