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|September 11, 2023||Our unique handblown glass artwork in Sogo|
We are delighted to share that Hong Kong Commercial Daily has featured our handblown glass popup store at Sogo CWB in a special editorial. Explore the captivating world of handcrafted glass artistry as you peruse our exquisite collections. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to preserving and promoting the art of handblown glass. Join us at our popup store to experience the artistry and elegance of glass firsthand.
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|June 12, 2023||HKCD interview with Eveline, “Eveline’s dreams are hidden in glass.”|
We were proud to be interviewed by Hong Kong Commerical Daily revealing the art dream of Eveline.
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|May 3, 2023||Apr 19, 2023 AEfolio @ Cultural & Creative Corner, HKTDC Home InStyle MegaShow|
Last month, we had the opportunity to showcase the best of our decor and lighting collections at the annual HKTDC (Hong Kong Trade Development Council) Home InStyle show from April 19-22, 2023with tremendous success. Drawing a crowd of nearly 60,000 buyers and potential customers from over 130 countries, the event proved to be a significant milestone for the company. Additionally, we were honored to be exhibited in the show’s Cultural & Creative Corner, an exhibit of unique home and lifestyle offerings from the most innovative and creative companies in the region.
AEfolio’s display at the Cultural & Creative Corner, HKDTC Home InStyle show.
The event took place in a cultural hub of exhibition, the HKCEC (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre), giving AEfolio the opportunity to make an impression with stunning displays for our products. Our booth displayed an impressive range of our collection, including glassware, decorative pieces, and vases. Our products were intricate, colorful, and unique, leaving visitors in awe of the beauty of the exquisite works of art.
AEfolio’s booth at the HKTDC InStyle show.
Our founder and chief designer gave a captivating talk to the visitors and buyers, sharing her passion for creating handcrafted glassware. The talk centered around the artistic vision behind the glass pieces – from the inspiration behind the designs to the process of creating them – igniting curiosity about the world of handblown glass art in Hong Kong.
Founder and artist Eveline Ko sharing her story, vision and philosophy.
The show was a wonderful opportunity for AEfolio to meet with overseas press media, allowing us to share our story and unique creations. The media expressed admiration for the level of expertise, creativity, and durability put into each piece and were keen to feature our brand and products in their publications.
For AEfolio’s team, the event was an opportunity to connect with potential partners and buyers from around the globe. The success of the trade show resulted in numerous orders for AEfolio’s products, and we are all excited about the prospect of working with such a dynamic and innovative company.
This AEfolio tradeshow was a resounding success, providing the company with the perfect platform to showcase our exquisite offerings. The opportunity to meet with international buyers and media outlets and show our brand and products in the cultural hub was hugely beneficial. The event allowed potential customers, prospects, and partners to see firsthand the unparalleled quality and creativity that goes into AEfolio’s glassware. There’s no doubt that the success of the trade show will serve as a catalyst for our continued growth and expansion into the global market.
We would like to thank HKTDC for their continued support and are grateful to have connected with so many wonderful attendees during the show.
|April 11, 2023||AEfolio at the Design Trust Gala 2023|
Last month, we were honored to participate in the Design Trust Gala 2023, organized by the Design Trust – a non-profit organization that supports the art & design industry in Hong Kong. It was a wonderful evening celebrating design, fashion and art with the city’s brightest design luminaries and art enthusiasts.
We were especially thrilled to provide the award trophies that were presented to three distinguished honorees that evening: tireless supporter of the arts Dr. Victor Lo, design icon Chi-Wing Lo, and groundbreaking multimedia artist Cao Fei.
Congratulations to the honorees! We would also like to thank the Design Trust for including AEfolio in this important event and for their commitment to supporting the design industry and elevating Hong Kong-based brands.
Design Trust Legacy Award 2023, presented to Dr. Victor Lo (center).
Design Trust Heritage Innovator Award 2023, presented to Chi-Wing Lo (left).
Design Trust Art Prize 2023, presented to Cao Fei (center).
Jessica Lee, General Manager of AEfolio, Marisa Yiu, Executive Director of Design Trust, and Eveline Ko, founder of AEfolio
Eveline Ko, founder of AEfolio, admiring the art display at the Design Trust Gala 2023
From the Design Trust website: Design Trust was established in 2014 by Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design, a registered charity in Hong Kong since 2007, as a grant funding and community platform. Design Trust supports creative projects that develop expertise, build research initiatives and content related to Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area. Working across a multiplicity of design disciplines from graphics, media, architecture to the built environment, Design Trust aims to actively accelerate creative research, design and development of meaningful projects that advocate for the positive role of design.
|March 30, 2023||Triumph of our handblown glass artwork featured in International Female Contemporary Art Exhibition at Hong Kong City Hall|
We are proud to have been a part of the “Existence. Her Power: International Female Contemporary Art Exhibition” at Hong Kong City Hall in March 2023 organized by Art Life Foundation and HK Art of Nature; over a hundred exquisite works by more than fifty outstanding female artists from around the world are on display. Our handblown glass artwork was beautifully complemented by the floral arrangements of Chinese Floral Management Master, Master Chu, renowned for her workshops at Hong Kong Palace Museum. This successful exhibition showcased the synergy between art and nature, a testament to the power of creativity.
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|January 31, 2023||HKMOL Inteview with Eveline Ko, founder of AEfolio|
In 2022, we were awarded the ‘Most Outstanding Decorative Glasswork Brand of the Year’ at CorpHub’s HKMOL (Hong Kong Most Outstanding Leaders) Awards. They recently interviewed Eveline, the founder of AEfolio, to learn more about the business and craft of handblown glass.
Click here to watch the interview (Cantonese language)
|August 22, 2022||AEfolio SOGO pop-up|
In celebrating art and flowers in summer, we had our Pop-Up in Sogo Causeway Bay during 6-19 July 2022. This pop-up brought together the visions of two exceptional artists: our founder, glass artist Eveline Ko, and master floral artist Armanda Da Roza. Modern handblown glass vases were combined with the beauty of Sogetsu Ikebana floral arrangements in a visual symphony of glass and flowers.
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|June 16, 2022||AEfolio has been featured on the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) website!|
Over the past year, we participated in several programs offered by the HKTDC for small businesses. We’ve found their support to be invaluable, and are thrilled to be featured on their website. Click to read more about our journey starting a business during the pandemic, building a brand, and bringing beautiful handblown glass to new markets.
Read the Chinese language article here.
Read the English language article here.
|January 12, 2022||AEfolio at the M+ Museum Shop, Hong Kong|
We’re thrilled to share that you can now find pieces from our handblown glass collection at the M+ Shop inside the M+ Museum in Hong Kong – a brand new museum of visual culture. With 70,000 square feet, it is one of the largest contemporary art museums in the world. The museum itself is stunning, designed by the renowned architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron. @mplusmuseum
G/F Floor, M+ building
West Kowloon Cultural District, 38 Museum Drive, Kowloon
Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 10:00am–8:00pm
|January 12, 2022||AEfolio at the HKTDC Design Gallery, Hong Kong|
We’re at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Design Gallery! We’re excited to be featured among other wonderful HK-based brands. The HKTDC Design Gallery is a great spot to find unique gifts, housewares, accessories, tech products, and more.
Here’s a writeup about the gallery from the HK Tourism Board Website:
“Established by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in 1991, the HKTDC Design Gallery is a retail venue dedicated solely to the promotion of creativity, innovation and product excellence of local designs. It is a one-stop specialty shop for travellers looking for something 100 per cent Hong Kong-inspired.
The variety of products in store highlights the extraordinary originality of Hong Kong designers in areas ranging from fashion accessories, watches, and household decorations to premium goods and stationery.”
HKTDC Design Gallery: Hong Kong Wanchai CEC
G/F, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition
Centre, 1 Harbour Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 2584 4146 / 2584 4149
Monday – Sunday & Public Holidays:
10:30 – 19:30