The Chairman of the Design Council of Hong Kong (DCHK) Prof. Eric C Yim visited a D-Mark holder “MingCha Limited” on 23 February 2017 (Thursday). Mingcha is also an award-winning brand for premium Chinese tea. The founder Ms Vivian Mak introduced the brand development, wonderful collection of teas and the sophisticated packaging to Prof Yim. They shared insights and experience on using creativity and design to penetrate into markets and enhance the brand name.
The Chairman of the Design Council of Hong Kong (DCHK) Prof Eric Yim and executive committee member of DCHK Dr Alex Lee received a Guangzhou delegation on 11 January 2017 at the Federation of Hong Kong Industries. Representative from Thei also attended. The delegation was led by Prof Wang (信息部副部長王曉紅教授) from China Centre for International Economic Exchange and Mr Hu Qizhi, the President of Guangdong Industrial Design Association. The purpose of the visit was mainly to understand the role of DCHK and D-Mark Certification Scheme. Furthermore, to explore co-operation opportunities to enhance the sharing between Hong Kong and China designers, and encourage more companies to add value to their business through quality design. 香港設計委員會主席嚴志明教授和執行委員會成員李建明博士於2017年1月11日在香港工業總會接待粵港澳創新設計大灣的國家戰略調研組。香港高等教育科技學院設計學系代表亦有出席。調研組由中國創新設計十年發展規劃專家組組長及國際經濟交流中心信息部副部長王曉紅教授, 和廣東工業設計協會會長胡啟志博士帶領。調研組是次拜訪目的是希望了解香港設計委員會的理念、D嘜認證計劃的運作, 以及探討如何加強中港兩地設計專才的交流, 促進兩地設計工業發展和合作空間。
The D-Mark Presentation Ceremony was successfully held at the Regal Hong Kong Hotel on January 9, 2017. The Design Council of Hong Kong was honored to have invited the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr Gregory So to be our Guest of Honor to officiate at the ceremony. Other officiating guests include the Chairman of the Design Council of Hong Kong Prof. Eric Yim, the Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI) Prof Daniel Cheng, Deputy Chairman of FHKI Mr Jimmy Kwok and Deputy Chairman of FHKI Dr Daniel Yip. Mr Gregory So and Prof Eric Yim presented certificates to 45 D-Mark holders from various industries such as toys, jewelry, watches, interior design, to recognize their outstanding contributions in promoting Hong Kong quality design. 由香港工業總會轄下的香港設計委員會推出之「香港D嘜設計認證」 (D-Mark) 於2017年1月9日假富豪香港酒店舉行准用證頒發典禮，感謝各主禮嘉賓為「香港D嘜准用證頒發典禮」進行啟動儀式，嘉賓包括：商務及經濟發展局局長蘇錦樑先生、香港設計委員會主席及工總副主席嚴志明教授、工總主席鄭文聰教授、工總副主席郭振華、及工總副主席葉中賢博士。蘇錦樑局長、嚴志明主席頒發「香港D嘜設計認證」予45間來自不同行業的企業，其中行業包括玩具、珠寶、鐘錶、室內設計等，以表揚各企業在設計上的努力，共同推動設計工業，把香港的設計發揚光大。
Six D-Mark holders’ brands, i.e. Giormani, LAMON TEA, Handmaid Production, ma façon, Cloud Candy and Ascendent Office Furniture have been showcasing their own designer products at the D-Mark Pavilion of the Good Goods 2016. Good Goods 2016 is held from 23 December 2016 until 8 January 2017 in Guangzhou Tianhe District. Federation of Hong Kong Industries is the co-organising of Good Goods 2016 and Design Council of Hong Kong is the organizer of the D-Mark Pavilion. The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Mr. Gregory So also visited the D-Mark Pavilion on 23 December 2016 to show his support to participating D-Mark holders. Good Goods 2016 also has an e-platform in which consumers in the mainland can make online purchases of D-Mark products. 六家獲D嘜認證的設計品牌參加了於2016年12月23日至2017年1月6日由香港工業總會協辦在廣州天河區舉行的品品2016展銷會暨嘉年華。香港設計委員會在場內為六家品牌企業作統籌，為品牌設立跨境直銷館，國內買家除可在館內購買它們的設計產品，亦可在網上平台購買。這六家參展品牌包括茲曼尼Giormani、經典鴨LAMON TEA、簡梘、ma façon、Cloud Candy和晨豐傢品。商務及經濟發展局局長蘇錦樑先生亦參觀它們在直銷館的攤位以作支持。
The 2016 HKAI Awards Presentation Ceremony-cum-Gala Dinner was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13 December 2016. The ceremony was officiated by the Hon C Y Leung, Chief Executive of the HKSAR. This year on the Consumer Product Design category, 74 entries were received, all of which demonstrated extremely high standards of product innovation, and finally one Grand Award, three Awards and seven Certificate of Merit winners triumphed at the gala.
Nov 28, 2014 – Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) & IVE (Lee Wai Lee) collaborated with design institutions and museums from Sweden, Germany and Switzerland to organize 4 international design exhibitions at the HKDI Gallery, d-mart and Experience Center. HKDI及IVE（李惠利）與來自瑞典、德國及瑞士的設計機構及博物館合作，分別於 HKDI Gallery、d-mart 及 Experience Centre舉行四個大型國際級設計展覽。展覽活動由2014年11月至2015年3月尾舉行。