deTour 2024: Curator Announcement

Last month, deTour launched an open call for curator applications, and we were fortunate to receive enthusiastic support from many passionate designers/teams who actively submitted proposals, injecting new perspectives and ideas into the industry!

After reviewing proposals and interviews with candidates, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Adonian Chan as the new Curator for deTour 2024!

👨🏻 About Adonian Chan 👨🏻
Hong Kong type designer, graphic designer and design curator.
In 2018, he published the book “A Study on Hong Kong Beiwei Calligraphy & Type Design” with design editor Ire Tsui, which documented the eight years of research on Hong Kong Beiwei, as well as his type design “Zansyu”. The book has won the “Grand Award” and the “Distinguished Publishing Awards” of “Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2019”.
The type design has won “New York Type Directors Club’s” Typeface Design Award, Tokyo Type DirectorsDirectors Club’s Excellent Work. Winner of “2019 DFA Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award”.

As the curator of deTour Design Festival, Adonian will work closely with selected designers to explore how design can address various topics. Want to know what the concepts that the curator will bring to deTour 2024? Stay tuned, and remember to follow our page for the latest updates!