DESIGN: Hong Kong Makers Fair

As I exited the Central express bus in front of the old Wanchai Police Headquarters I spied a giant yellow goldfish with a glowing light behind it and an unusually colorful crowd filtering into the building. I have the lucky tendency to follow breadcrumbs that lead to havens full of treasures and creativity, as was the Hong Kong Makers’ Fair. Inside was a myriad spread of custom-built objects, modern re-imaginings of urban materials with a strong sense of re-worked individual touch. The Makers Fair is a large-scale international platform for new designers to showcase original concepts and products to the public.

FABcessories by Miu Tai

N Workshop

Yplus7880 hand-makes watches with a custom painted face, a choice of different color frames and types of strap designs.

imykaka refurbishes vintage buttons into unique ring pieces.

Dust Production integrates digital design technology to fabricate limitless forms for gadgets, jewelry and home decor.

IAMKAMTY custom paints glasses that have tiny holes you can still see out of