Mind the design business

Asia's leading anual event centered on design, innovation and brands celebrates its tenth anniversary.

With 14 major programmes and over one hundred international speakers, the Business of Design Week offers a chance for design experts and executives to network and share groundbreaking innovations and designs.

Established in 2002, Business if Design Week encourages people to focus on the vital relationship and interplay between design and business. With world-renowned designers including Ron Arad, Thomas Heatherwick, Jens Martin Skibsted and Ilse Crawford providing valuable insight into the growing business of design, the event is sure to uplift and inspire positive change in the world through design and creativity.

Celebrating ten consecutive years in providing exchange platforms between designers, brand experts and participants, the Business of Design Week is teaming up with Design Society Denmark to give insight into the mechanisms of design, as well as enrich and inspire global creative content. With a diverse blend of forums, seminars, exhibitions and outreach programmes, Asia’s leading annual event on design, innovation and brands aims to address a broad array of 21st century issues.

Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo will be moderating a conversation focusing on design for society. Here he will be talking along with the Index: Jury and winners on how they used individual design processes and innovation to improve life.

Business of Design Week takes place at the Hong Kong Convention Centre from 3 to 8 December 2012.

Watch the Talk with Jens Martin Skibsted