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Raffles DDW (7-8 Nov) – Design Discovery Workshop (Fashion/Graphic/Interior Design)

Posted by Raffles on October 23, 2015


DDW –Design Discovery Workshop
DDW is an exclusive design workshop organized biannually, for passionate students who plan to apply to design colleges or to pursue a career in design.

The upcoming DDW in November 2015, is a 2-day workshop with maximum intake of 15 selected students for each design major (Fashion Design, Graphic Design or Interior Design). Participants will get a first-hand encounter of what it is like to learn with a professional faculty in an international design college, and get an insight into the professional design world.

  • Get a preview of an international fashion college experience
  • Learn from accomplished industry practitioners in our design faculty
  • Experience the whole design process as being a designer
  • Develop design concepts and hands-on skills
  • Create a design work for your college admission portfolio
  • Meet peers who share similar interests

Dates & Time: 7-8 November 2015 (Sat-Sun) 10am-5pm
Places Available: 15 for each design major (maximum)
Fee: HK1,600 for Fashion Design / HKD1,200 for Graphic Design / HKD1,200 for Interior Design

Participants can choose to participate in one of the following workshops:

FDDW – Fashion Design Discovery Workshop – “Create Your Garment”

(Click here for highlights of the previous FDDW)

Have you ever thought of creating your own fashion label and showcasing your collection in a catwalk show, but don’t know where to start?

Guided by our Fashion Design & Fashion Marketing Programme Director - Stefán Orschel Read, and Fashion Design Lecturer - Leonie Slattery, the fashion design workshop provides you with hands-on skills – fashion sketching, draping and drafting - to design and produce original garments. At the end of the 2-day workshop, you will get to create a garment based on the theme of Raffles House Show at the Hong Kong Fashion Week 2015, and produce a photoshoot of your garment on a mannequin for portfolio building.

Places Available: 15
Lecturers: Stefán Orschel-Read and Leonie Slattery (Click here for lecturer profiles)
Fee: HKD1,600
GDDW – Graphic Design Discovery Workshop – “Alter Ego Self-Portrait”

Want to explore the various areas of graphic design and produce a self-portrait artwork of your own?

Guided by our Graphic Design lecturers, Julie Osen and Ero Pagla, the graphic design workshop provides you with graphic design concepts and hands-on skills – Hand-drawing, Digital photography and Computer Software including Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator - to create a vector illustration! At the end of the 2-day workshop, you will get to create a self-portrait representing your unique style – both in soft and printed copy.

Places Available
15 (maximum)
Lecturers: Julie Osen and Ero Pagla (Click here for lecturer profiles)
Fee: HKD1,200
IDDW – Interior Design Discovery Workshop – “Mini Exhibition Design Studio”

(Click here for highlights of the previous IDDW)

Want to explore the whole design process of an interior design project and think like an interior designer?

Guided by our Interior Design Coordinator, Victor Serrano, the interior design workshop provides you with basic interior design knowledge – concepts of symmetry, balance, scale, proposition etc. – to prepare perspective drawings and renderings, create an Exhibition Design proposal and 3D model. At the end of the workshop, you will get to build a physical 3D model and produce a photoshoot for your portfolio.

Places Available
15 (maximum)
Lecturers: Victor Serrano (Click here for lecturer profiles)
Fee: HKD1,200

Fee Remission
Participants who apply for Raffles Hong Kong’s courses (January and April 2016 Intake) will be granted a remission of the workshop fee (HKD1,600 for Fashion Design, HKD1,200 for Graphic Design & Interior Design) from the course application fee upon successful completion of the 2-day workshop.
*Please consult our Admissions Officer at 2520 6838 for further details of course application and fee remission.

Admission & Selection of DDW
Show us how passionate you are about design (especially for the design major you are interested in) – you can write an article, create a short video, send us your CV, submit your design works or portfolio - in any creative format you can think of.
15 students will be selected.
Important Dates:
Result Announcement: 3 November 2015 (Tue)
Payment Deadline: 4 November 2015 (Wed) - To secure your place, you must pay the fee by the payment deadline.

Take Action to Realize Your Design Dream Now!
To apply, please fill in the form below. You will be notified within two working days upon successful registration – an Advisor will be assigned to you and help you through the selection process.
If you need advice or assistance, please contact us at
(852) 2520 6838 or enquiry@raffles.edu.hk

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