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Open Dementia and Magic Project for HKDI: Empathising dementia by disrupting the everyday, Hong Kong, China

In summer 2015, HKDI DESIS Lab was commissioned by the Jockey Club Centre of Positive Ageing (JCCPA) to design and prototype a set of “empathy tools” for Hong Kong citizens. The tools ... (Read On)



  • Dementia 2 Open Dementia and Magic Project for HKDI: Empathising dementia by disrupting the everyday, Hong Kong, China January, 2017

    In summer 2015, HKDI DESIS Lab was commissioned by the Jockey Club Centre of Positive Ageing (JCCPA) ... (Read On)

  • 3b6bab_cca4e4e2dd0248b69ab7dde24d73cbfa~mv2 Open Design Studio for HKDI: Design Thinking Training, Hong Kong, China March, 2017

    ‘How to age well in Hong Kong’ was the question posed by our collaborator, the ... (Read On)

  • DT logo Ageing & Happiness: Design Tricycles for TKO, Hong Kong, China February, 2013

    At the beginning of 2013, Yanki continued her role as the Adjunct Professor at the ... (Read On)

  • SONY DSC Ageing Innovation Lab @ SES, Hong Kong, China December, 2012

    Introduced by Make A Difference (MaD), Yanki was invited to design and moderate a four-hour ... (Read On)

  • RSA 3 Workplace 2030: RSA’s Students Design Awards 2013 Workshops, Edinburgh, London & Birmingham, UK December, 2012

    One of the sponsors of the RSA’s Students Design Awards 2013, the Royal Bank of ... (Read On)

  • DOLC logo 2 Housing Typology Study @ Tsang Kwan O, Sept – Nov 2012, Hong Kong November, 2012

    What are the social responsibilities of Design Schools? How could a design school contribute to ... (Read On)

  • making future icon Making Futures Workshop, Pre-workshop of PDC 2012, Roskilde, Denmark August, 2

    12th Aug (Sun), Yanki attended the ‘Making Futures Workshop’, its notion was to challenge the ... (Read On)

  • cities Livable Cities Study: June – Aug 2012, Helsinki, Oslo & Copenhagen August, 2012

    Yanki was funded by the Hong Kong Design Institutive (HKDI) to conduct a study of ... (Read On)

  • Comix Comix Home Base: Co-creation Workshops, May – July 2012, Hong Kong, China May, 2012

    Following her appointment last year as the design consultant for the Comix Home Base Project ... (Read On)

  • METHODS LAB 2012 @ Norway Ageing in Lillestrøm, Oslo, Norway June, 2012

    Yanki spent three days in Lillestrøm near Oslo between 9-11 June to conduct the Methods ... (Read On)

  • CPS logo Carers’ Congress, London, UK May, 2012

    On Wednesday 23 May 2012, the Carers' Congress launched a report entitled Modalities of Exchange. ... (Read On)

  • feature RSA Student Awards Mentoring, London, UK April, 2012

    On 16th April 2012, Yanki was invited by the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement ... (Read On)

  • logo of ingenuty of ageing square Ageing in Tsinghua, Jan – Dec 2011, Beijing, China December, 2011

    As part of the UK-China Fellowship of Excellence 2011 - funded by the UK’s Department ... (Read On)

  • METHODS LAB 2011-1 Ageing in Kensington, London, UK November, 2011

    ‘The Methods Lab’ is a weeklong design Lab conducted by Yanki every year since 2008 ... (Read On)

  • Exif_JPEG_PICTURE Ageing in Tiu Keng Leng, Hong Kong, China March, 2011

    Completed in 2010, the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) campus is located in a new town ... (Read On)

  • feature Design and Rehabilitation, London, UK November, 2010

     A pilot project for the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and ... (Read On)