Furniture Design Contest

As we step into our 16th anniversary, OUT OF STOCK continues to challenge ourselves and give back to our society.

The OUT OF STOCK Furniture Design Contest 2023 is committed to providing opportunities and recognizing more talents in Hong Kong, with a focus on supporting and showcasing the creativity of youth who may not have had the chance to do so before. Through this contest, we hope to provide a global platform for designers from different backgrounds to communicate and showcase their works. Join us and be part of a community that values innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

Details of OUT OF STOCK Furniture Design Contest 2023

Furniture Production Sharing & Basic Woodworking Workshop (Fully Booked)

Twenty One from Eight 廿一由八
Founded in 2014, Twenty One From Eight specializes in creating high quality custom-made wood furniture and decor. They are committed to producing poetic design, making beautiful pieces that endure, inspire and aspire to be inherited.

Twenty One from Eight will provide a woodworking sharing for all applicants, on furniture production's knowledge.

- Overview of wood furniture techniques, tools and basic joinery
- Hands-on practice for participants to try out tools 
- Make your own simple joint

Date: 16 July, 2023 (SUN)

Time: 11am - 1pm

Location: Twenty One from Eight Workshop, Ngau Tau Kok, Kowloon

Fee: HKD $200 per person

Limited quota. First-come, first-served! 

( Registration for this workshop is now closed. Thank you for your interest and please stay tuned for future opportunities.)

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Prototype Production

Cheung Mei Design Workshop 長尾工作室 
Woodcraft workshop in Hong Kong - Produce furnitures from recycled materials, like wooden cardboard, wine boxes and timber broken in typhoon, etc.

Applicants can make your prototype from the following local woodcraft studio with a special offer. 

Should you have any enquiry, please PM Cheung Mei Design Workshop on Facebook.


Introducing Our Judges

Karimoku Furniture Inc. 
- Japan’s leading wooden furniture manufacturer founded in 1940.
- Renowned for their high quality, modern furniture pieces crafted using sustainable and environmentally responsible materials.
- Committed to its original concept of high-tech, high-touch furniture made in Japan highlights the skills and artistry of their craftsmen.

Nissin Furniture Crafters
- Wooden furniture manufacturer from Hida Takayama, Japan.
- Over 70 years of experience in creating high-quality pieces.
- Offer a wide range of furniture style, from traditional to modern, and are known for their exceptional craftsmanship and attention to details. 

Kenneth Mak
- Art Director since 1984
- Winner of the Best Art Director of The 40th Hong Kong Film Awards and The 15th Asian Film Awards for Limbo (2021).
- Winner of The 29th Hong Kong Film Awards for Bodyguards and Assassins (2009).
- Winner of The 19th Hong Kong Film Awards for Purple Storm (2000).

Jeremy Wang
- Registered Architect (HKIA, ARB)
- Founder of Elevate Limited, an award-winning Hong Kong based interior design studio.

Damon Yau
- Acting Senior Lecturer
- Programme Leader of Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design, Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
- HKDI is a leading design institution in Hong Kong that offers a wide range of design programs and is committed to nurturing creative talents in the field of design. 

Dr. Brian Y.H. LEE
- Associate Professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Programmer Leader of BA (Hons) in Product Design, Lab Leader of Asian Lifestyle Research Lab
- PolyU Design has been an important hub of design education and research for Hong Kong. The School was ranked 15th on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings® by Subject - Art and Design in 2020.

More members to be announced...

Terms & Conditions of "OUT OF STOCK Furniture Design Contest 2023" (the "Contest")

1. Twenty One From Eight, Cheung Mei Design Workshop and Outofstock Design Group Limited ("OUT OF STOCK") reserve the right to suspend, revise or terminate the above offers (Furniture Production Training Session and Prototype Production Offer) at any time and to amend the terms and conditions thereof from time to time. In case of any dispute, the decision of Twenty One from Eight, Cheung Mei Design Workshop and OUT OF STOCK shall be final.

2. OUT OF STOCK reserves the right to cancel, in part or in whole, postpone or bring forward the Contest for any reason and is not obliged to reimburse the Applicant for any expenses related to such cancellation.

3. OUT OF STOCK reserves the right to interpret and amend the terms and conditions of this Contest, and reserves the right of the final decision.

Contact Us


地址:觀塘觀塘道 398 - 402 號 Eastcore 8 樓 01-03 室
(觀塘港鐵站 A 出口步行約 5 分鐘)
營業時間:星期一至日及公眾假期 上午11:00 - 晚上7:00