‘Travel Mahjong City’ is the product winning Hong Kong Smart Design Awards 2018 – Judge Award and K11 D Project one of the finalists, preserving traditional Hong Kong hand-carved mahjong tile skill while presenting a new generation of talents as unique Hong Kong gift!
The concept idea comes from the illustrator, Karen Aruba, who witnessed the development of the hand-carved Mahjong tile industry through her family's mahjong manufacturing business since her childhood spent with grandfather, a unique gift is therefore born in Hong Kong.
Highlights of products:
- Combine authentic Hong Kong Mahjong hand-carved tiles and illustrations to feature the fascinating local culture and enchanting landscapes of the city.
- It's a joint effort between the master (the father) hand-carved on the first mahjong tile (東) with the illustrator (daughter) on the illustration, and two project designers.
- The Tung Chung “E” pack depicts the districts covering the Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Disneyland, Sunny Bay, Tian Tan Buddha (Ngong Ping), Tai O Stilt Houses and Hong Kong Island East Residential Area.
- With advanced digital print technology, the rich patterns and gradient colours of the illustrations are printed on the tiny mahjong tiles, while the strokes and drawing lines are clearly seen.