Contact

G/F Nam Hung Mansion

22 Praya

Kennedy Town, Hong Kong​​​

info@keepmovingproject.org

standing desk

design-a-thon

自創 - 自造 - 自主

Your Mission

Out design competition will create a standing desk that is affordable and suitable for:

  • A typical school in Hong Kong (appr. 500 sq feet for 30 students), or

  • A 500 sq feet apartment for a 3-member family, or

  • Offices in Hong Kong

 

Who are the designers?

  • Passionate in improving wellness and health using your design talent

  • Individual/team (up to two members) with proven experience in design work

 

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity: Innovative design and new application capability

  • Aesthetic quality: Is the desk pleasant to look at?

  • Functionality: Does it serve the purpose of being a standing desk, e.g. adjustable, easy to use, portable

  • Market potential: Is the design cost efficient? Is it scalable?

  • Sustainability: Does the design make use of sustainable material for the desk as well as packaging? Ease to repair and recycle?

Public voting: Finalists will see their desk displayed in various locations in Hong Kong for public voting

 

Prizes

Grand Prize

  • Full funding support from Keep Moving Project to finalise design, manufacture and market the Standing Desk

  • Cash prize HKD5,000

  • 3 months membership to CrossFit Asphodel

  • 6 months membership(s) of MakerBay

 

Public’s Favourite Design: Total prize up to HKD22,000

  • Cash prize HKD 3,000

  • 3 months membership to CrossFit Asphodel

  • 6 months membership(s) of MakerBay

 

Most Kids Friendly Design: Total prize up to HKD22,000

  • Cash prize HKD 3,000

  • 3 months membership to CrossFit Asphodel

  • 6 months membership(s) of MakerBay

 

Save the dates

  • 4 - 5 Nov Design Weekend: Meet the expert and produce first prototype

  • 6 - 26 Nov Prototype and build! Yes you have to build the actual desk

  • 2 Dec Present your desk to the judging panel, top 5 will be selected for public voting

  • December Public Voting:

    • 8 - 10 December: PMQ, Central

    • 11 - 14 December: Nanfang Tower, Sheung Wan

    • 15 - 22 December: Tseng Kwan O plaza

  • End of December: Announcement of Winner

  • Spring 2018: Finalisation of winning design and commencement of production

 

Application deadline has passed

but you can still check out the desks in december!

designer Enquiries: contact@makerbay.org

all other inquiries: info@keepmovingproject.org