FREEMAN LAU

劉小康 FREEMAN LAU
[CHAIRPLAY] PATTERN DESIGNER
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Inspired by the internationally acclaimed and award-winning design “Chairplay” by Freeman Lau, this pattern plays with geometry to create a unique and impactful visual effect, where a chair is hidden behind sets of neatly-arranged lines. This design also has another poignant meaning to the brand, as German Pool’s first factory used to produce steel chairs!
*Proceeds of sales of merchandise (after cost) in this design will go to support NEXT IN CHEONGSAM – YOUNG DESIGNER CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND, aimed to promote the Intangible Cultural Heritage of cheongsam and entice young fashion designers to incorporate East-meets-West design and Chinese chic elements into the art of making cheongsams.
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Freeman Lau is an internationally acclaimed artist and designer who has won over 300 local and international awards, including the prestigious Red Dot Design Award, and his masterpiece “Chairplayseries of posters and furniture are collected by museums and art collectors from all over the world.  With over 30 years’ experience in the design and art fields, Freeman not only founded KL&K Creative Strategics, he is also Vice Chairman for the Design Alliance Asia (tDA Asia) and Secretary General of Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations (FHKDA), and he devotes himself to promote the design industry.
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Awards:
  • 2014 Asian Designers’ Invitational Exhibition in Korea - The Best Asian Designer
  • International Design Bienniale Warsaw 2014 – Bronze Award
  • Red Dot Design Award in Germany
  • Hong Kong Culture and Creativity Industries Award 2017
SPARKLE by Karen Chan x Freeman Lau Collaboration
SPARKLE drew inspiration from this distinctive fabric pattern and created a series of exclusive Modern Cheongsams, West-meets-East Modern Couture and fabulous accessories: