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SUNDEW 2.0 - Art Central

23rd-26th March 2016

Where: Art Central, Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong

Swarovski has unveiled ‘Sundew’, a spectacular kinetic crystal installation by British Chinese Designer Elaine Yan Ling Ng at the 2016 edition of Art Central. Exhibited at Hong Kong’s Central Harbourfront, ‘Sundew’ represents Swarovski’s second successive partnership with Art Central, part of Hong Kong Art Week.

Visions From A New Generation for Lane Crawford x Swarovski

13th-20th October, 2015

Where: Lane Crawford Shanghai Times Square Store, China


In celebration of Lane Crawford’s 165th anniversary, we are collaborating with Swarovski to present the “Visions From A New Generation” exhibition.


With ‘The Katoptron’, The Fabrick Lab takes the cue from the ancient form of mirrors from polished metal to translucent gem stone,   as well as how, combining handcrafted textiles from Guizhou's ethnic minority groups with hand-spun materials and Swarovski crystals. Using the newly engineered textile composite, which we named it as  “Crystal Rock's Lace”, to create a futuristic version of  a Katoptron that  surface pattern and colour changes according to how light travels through it, offering the spectator different views depending on their angle of vision. 


SUNDEW- Swarovski Designers of the Future Award Commission/ Design Miami/ Basel

16th-21st June, 2015

Where: Location Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel, Switzerland


The winners of this year's Designers of the Future Award - Studio Swine, Elaine Yan Ling Ng and Tomás Alonso have unveiled objects and installations at Design Miami/Basel 2015.


The designers were asked to create exhibition pieces in response to the traditions and aesthetics of products by crystal brand Swarovski.

The Smart POD- A pop up Material Playground at PMQ for Hong Kong Detour / BODW

28th November - 7th December, 2014



Smart Pod, pop up studio in hk
From installations to workshops, from videos to ready-to-wear body extensions, it will be all about biomimicry, bio-extraction, sustainable development, smart products and sensitive innovation...
With as many opportunities to:
- Grow a second skin
- Use fabric as a soft shelter and building brick
- Create biodegradable materials and dyes + edible materials from kitchen basics
- Discover surfaces, colours and shapes which interact with ice, absorb the light and respond to the HK climate.

RE-skin Exhibition

26th September – 3rd October, 2014

Where: Quanyechang, Dashilar, Beijing


Boxes to keep treasures, rare fabrics from the Song and the Tang Dynasty, sophisticated craft techniques and future textiles: RE-skin – is the story of the improbable encounter, in a pocket of Dashilar.


A craft adventure between traditional Beijing Box Maker Guo Derui and unconventional textile experimentalist Elaine Yan Ling Ng, founder of THE FABRICK LAB, Hong Kong.


Commissioned by BJDW and Dashilar Project as part of the Dashilar Pilot Craft Program, RE-skin is a new techno-craft experience by Elaine Yan Ling Ng. After having worked in Guizhou exploring new potential for traditional craft, Elaine continues her exploration of how technology and craft can service each other in her latest collaboration with Mr Guo.

«Smart Flexibility» Exhibition

25th June – 16th November, 2014

Where: FAD (Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) / Pl. de les Glòries, 37–38

Organized by: Materfad


An exhibition that uncovers structures and materials capable of developing sensitivity and adapting their shape to the surroundings. The exhibition brings together projects from all over the world that allow us to imagine the functionalities that can be provided by intelligent, smart structures in any field of application. Perception of climatic, acoustic and light conditions in the surroundings and their adaptation to them; detection of users and the modification of the space in relation to their bodies, movements or even emotions; capturing of wind and solar energy; or the generation of electrical energy are some of the possibilities that these materials and technologies open up for us. On June 26th Materfad is welcoming three of the participants to explain the possibilities that flexible structures and active materials offer us.

Scin Gallery

March, 2014-On Going

Where: 27 OLD street, London, EC1V 9HL


Guizhou High stregth metal fabric is feature in the SCIN mateial library.


The SCIN Gallery is the UK's largest independent materials sourcing and advisory company. The Gallery is an important resource for architects and designers. We work 24/7 to materials that amaze and repulse. 

Design Days Dubai 2014

16th-20th March, 2014

Where: Downtown Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard
(former Emaar Boulevard, next to Burj Khalifa)


Design Days Dubai is the leading fair in the Middle East and South Asia dedicated to collectible and limited edition furniture and design objects. The fair presents design from leading international designers and galleries alongside up and coming design from across the world. The fair also presents a strong non-commercial programme consisting of education, workshops, installations and live performances.

Detour Beijing, Moleskine

25th September – 27th October, 2013

Where: Taikoo Li  Sanlitun Moleskine Store


In partnership with Beijing Design Week, curated by Raffaella Guidobono, it's a project that's always on the move and this time it arrives at the Taikoo Li Sanlitun Moleskine Store on the occasion of Beijing Design Week. Amongst a backdrop of notebooks, journals and Moleskine objects, the notebooks of celebrated artists from around the world such as Kengo Kuma and Ron Arad as well as those of local representatives including internationally-renowned graphic designer Alan Chan and a new addition from fashion designer Vega Wang are displayed for visitors to turn each page, interacting with the creative process as it unfolds.


26th April – 1st September, 2013

Where: Espace Fondation EDF 6, rue Récamier, 75007 Paris


This world is happening right now. Today, designers and artists have begun to either embrace or rebel against this bioengineered world and as a result, new design directions are beginning to emerge. The exhibition En Vie – Alive, presents a new design landscape, where fragments of a possible programmable ‘synthetic’ future are confronted with ‘natural’ alternative design perspectives. The quest for a different kind of ecological design models underpins the selection of projects, which range from potential sustainable solutions, to poetic interpretations and extreme provocations.

Cheers 2011 - UK China Art and Design Festival

8th – 23rd September 2011

Where: Great Western Studios  65Alfred Road  London  W2 5EU



Techno Naturology has been selected to show case at UK China Art and Design Festival (UCADF)  2011  as part of Cheers Exhibition.


During London Design Festival, UK China Art and Design Association are exhibiting a wealth of work by young Chinese artists and designers at Great Western Studios. This will celebrate Chinese creative energy actively engaged in London's art and design. The show will span contemporary art, product design, fashion design, spatial design, graphic communication and commercial advertising.

i Fabric. European Talent

September, 2011- January, 2012

Where: Audax Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands 


i FABRIC.EUROPEAN TALENT presents work by 33 young designers or design duos who have been trained in a dozen or so European countries and graduated within the last three years or are completing their BA or MA this year. A third of the participants have designed textiles and clothing in the TextieLab.

Material Explorations: The Investigation of New Materials in Craft & Design

September-December, 2011

Where: Harbor Front Center, Toronto, Canada
An exhibition exploring new materials through the methodologies of craft, architecture and design.

Vest is a creative design practice run by Jessica Lertvilai which explores the interrelation of craft, art and design. Vest invited a group of design and craft practitioners to spend one year experimenting with innovative materials that are recent to the market or that have been previously identified to a specific region or culture. Vest aims to inspire makers to look beyond convention and to embrace a different approach through playful interactions with new tools and materials. The resulting work reflects how each participant was challenged to think critically and creatively about the impact of a new material on their working practice.

MoOD meet only Original Designs

September, 2011

Where: Innovation Platform, former Decosit Brussels, Brussels


Natruology fabric has been selected by MoOD to be part of Original Desings Fabric Selection.


MoOD Innovation Platform is an international fine textile showcase that covers uphostery window  and wall covering.



Talking Textile by Lidewij Edelkoort

April, 2011

Where -Ventura Lambrate - Milan Design Week 2011, Milan, Italy 

Techno Naturology has been selected  by Lidewij Edelkoort to showcase at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011 as part of  the Talking Textiles exhibition Lidewij Edelkoort is one of the world’s most renowned trend forecasters.


At the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair Lidewij Edelkoort talks about the future of textiles, the elements of textiles that people feel attracted to and textiles as a "spokesperson" for culture.

Digital Soiree

January, 2011

Where: Central Saint Martins Innovation Centre, London


A exhibtion to dicuss the relationship between digital and craft.

Interiors 2011

January, 2011

Where: National Exhibtion Centre (NEC), Birmingham 


New Design Britain Awards exhibtion took place within Interiors, one of UK most popular interor trade show. 

Designersblock, London Design Week 2010

September, 2010

Where: Bargehouse, London


Designersblock have been producing major annual international design shows since 1998. Showcasing emerging and established designers in events of around 3000 sqm.


Over 60 events in ten countries featuring over 2500 individuals and companies from over 30 nationalities approximately 40% UK based. Product design, furniture, lighting, concept design, graphics and illustration, architecture and fashion Installations, interactive workshops, talks and seminars, structures, music and performance.

Textile Future( MA Degree Show 2011)

June, 2010

 Where: Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

Hybrid Memory

May, 2010

Where: Sackler Center, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

NOBELini : Blind Data

February, 2010

Where: Dana Center, Science Museum, London


ALBERT in NeuroPlastic Land (In collaboration with, Dr Ioannis Spyridon Gousias,  Neuroscientist) 


Award winning project that was show cased at Science Museum London, an installation to trigger public audience's seneses. 

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