Two artists have come up with an art and design map to help locals and tourists savour Hong Kong’s creative side. It is launching its second edition and a shame that you can only get it at bookstore.
Created and developed by artists Danielle Huthart and Louise Wong, the map employs the idea of “district curators”, who share what inspire(s) them in their neighbourhood and district. It is set to be totally different from the official HK map provided by Hong Kong Tourism Board, and aims to let you take the path less travelled and savour the creativity of Hong Kong. Galleries, markets, restaurants, architectural gems and cafe hideouts are highlighted in the map.
Called Creative City, the map retails for HK$68 and is available at Bookazine (Canton House, Ocean Terminal, IFC Mall, Prince’s Building, Shui On), Dymocks (Harbour Centre), Island Shangri-La Hotel, Cosmos Books (Wan Chai), Kapok, Loveramics and K11 Design Store. A website is yet to function.
The heavily government sponsored Hong Kong Tourism Board should have done a map like this and give it for free to tourists.