Design Economy: Projects, ongoing research and research papers


Ignite Innovation

The ignite innovation, within the Design Economy thematic, aims to:

  • Engage School of Design faculty in the pursuit of Innovation through collaboration, methodologies and results,
  • Expose PolyU students to the workings and realities of Innovation processes in action,
  • Pre-incubate Innovations for our social, commercial and academic pipeline partners,
  • Provide Hong Kong with relevant, home-grown reference models and examples of Innovation,
  • Develop new, user-centric, Innovation knowledge.

Research Papers


  • Buhring, 2015, Introducing Luxury, motion picture, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.