China & Hong Kong

Greater China

06:00, 07:00, 08:00 BST13:00, 14:00, 15:00 CST13:00, 14:00, 15:00 HKT

In a time of rapid economic growth and cultural change, China’s Create Day segment shines a spotlight on those devoted to preserving its ancient crafts and ensuring their future.


K11 Craft & Guild Foundation work with artisan makers whose specialist craft skills date back to the late Ming dynasty, Crafts on Peel in Hong Kong fosters collaborations between traditional craftspeople and contemporary designers and Gallery by SOIL continues the legacy of lacquering techniques, for which the region is renowned.

Discover the extraordinarily rich history of Chinese artistry through a variety of video demonstrations, including jade carving, woodblock printing and papermaking.

  • K11 Craft and Guild Foundation's elegant, minimal logo.
  • The Artling

Traditional Craftsman: Jimmy Hui, Contemporary Artisan: Yve Chan

MA Mengqing

LIU Qiuyan

YANG Hongwei

JIN Meiquan

Mr. SHAO Chengcun, K11 Craft & Guild Foundation

Traditional Craftsman: Wah Gor, Contemporary Artisan: Nathan Wong and Hazel Lee

Traditional Craftsman: Liu Wing Sheung, Contemporary Artisan: Fanson Lam