“Didi NG Wing Yin is a Hong Kong Born artist-designer. He worked across the professions in furniture, interior design, and wood carving. Currently, he is studying MA in Interior Architecture at Aalto University, focused on art, furniture, and spatial design. He began his studio as a creative individual based in Helsinki.

His experiences in woodworking focused on exploring the possible balance between craftsmanship, contemporary art, and design. Using wood as the main material to create harmonious compositions with texture and shapes. In addition, the primitive and naturalness of the material are always being concerned. As a result, embracing materiality and making from a different perspective through his contextual creations.”  

EMAIL → didi@dd-ng.com
IG → dd_ng

Upcoming Exhibition

Oct 2022// Design without borders, Kiscell Museum, 1037 Budapest, Kiscelli u. 108., Budapest, Hungary
Jan 2023// Contemporary jewelry and the development of craft culture of Finland, Powerlong Art Centre, Nanjing, China

Selected Exhibition

Nov 2022 //  PUNAINEN - Wearable art and highlights of Finnish living , Galleria GAo ShAn , Helsinki, Finland Oct 2022// Design without borders, Kiscell Museum, 1037 Budapest, Kiscelli u. 108., Budapest, Hungary
Sep 2022 // Sense of Spirituality, Helsinki Design Week, Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland
Sep 2022 // Protoshop, Habitare Fair, Helsinki, Finland
Sep 2022 // Habitare Design Competition, Habitare Fair, Helsinki, Finland

Jun 2022 // Ein&Zwangzig, Via Tortona 31, Milan Design Week, Italy
Feb 2022 // Serving Sculpture, Finlandsinstitutets galleri, Stockholm Design week 2022, Sweden  
Sep 2020 // The New Reality, Adorno, London Design Festival 2020, Virtual Exhibition
Sep 2020 // The Side Show at Paja&Bureau, Helsinki Design Week 2020, Finland
Jan 2020 // PureTalentsContest, IMM Cologne, Germany
Sep 2019 // Artificial Touch, Vienna Design Week 2019, Austria
Sep 2019 // Rajaton Collective, Helsinki Design Week, Erottaja 2, Finland
Mar 2019 // Puu ja Savi, Väre, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Feb 2019 // Cargo Cult, Green House, Stockholm Furniture Fair, Sweden
Mar 2017 // International Furniture Fair Singapore, Singapore Expo, Singapore
Apr 2014 // Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, HKCEC, Hong Kong
Apr 2013 // Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, HKCEC, Hong Kong  

Awards, Grants & Residencies

2022  // Winner, Category Student Floor Lamp,  L A M P 2022
2022 // Project Grants, Suomen Kulttuurirahasto, Finland
2021 // Winner, Ein & Zwangzig 2021, German Design Coucil, Germany
2020 // Nominated Finalist, PureTalentsContest 2020, IMM Cologne, Germany
2020 // Nominated Finalist, Habitare Design Competition 2020, Messukeskus Helsinki, Finland
2019 // Wood and Design, EKA SUMMER ACADEMY WORKSHOP, Estonian Academic of Art, Viljandi, Estonia
2017 // Certificate of Participation (Finalist), Furniture Design Award 2017, The Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC)
2013 // Nominated Finalist, The 7th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition, The Hong Kong Trade Development Council
2012 // Nominated Finalist, The 6th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition, The Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Selected Press

2022// Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle : “HELLO HELSINKI”, HOME & DECOR, Dec 2022, P.71, SG 2022// Anna Von Knorring & Katarina Matsson: “Finlands sak är vår”, ELLE Decoration, NR 9 Nov 2022, P.66, SE
2022// Elena Kurki: “Sisustusarkkitehti Wing Yin Ng vieraili kuudella kesämökillä ja veti
häpeämättömän johtopäätöksen: "En ikinä kuvitellut, että se voisi olla tällaista"
”, Helsingin Sanomat, 4th Sep 2022, FI

2022 // Ludovica Proietti: “L’anima del legno nel design di Didi NG Wing Yin”, CIELO TERRA DESIGN, 10th Mar 2022, IT
2021 // Alec Zajac: “Malleable Processes: 10 Ways Contemporary Designers Work with Metal”, ADORNO, 9th Apr 2021
2020 // Mitty: “北緯64度芬蘭建築遊記”, Metro Pop, Issue 675, 19th Nov 2020, P.48, HK
2020 // Milena Raappana: “Uuden Muotoilun Helmet”, Glorian Koti, Nov 2020, P.25, FI
2020 // Reiko Shimizu: “海の波の力強い動きを形状に落とし込んだモジュール式パーテーション「CURTAIN」”, AXIS web magazine, 22nd Jul 2020, JP
2020 // Silja Cammarata: “Ein feiner Spürsinn”, RAUM UND WOHNEN, 13th Feb 2020 ,P.78, CH
2017 // Leo Lei: “Urbanscape by Didi NG”, Leibal, 22th Mar 2017
2017 // SFIC: “Meet FDA Finalists Diego Lee and Didi Ng”, Houzz, 3rd Feb 2017
2015 // ChanKwanYee: “Craftsmanship is the essence”, Ming’s, 26th July 2015, P.68-69, HK
2015 // HoKwaiSim, WongPuiPang, YauShunYu: “香港製造再定義 PART 2”, Ming Pao Weekly, Vol. 2422, 11th April 2015, P.42-43, HK
2015 // ELVIS: “Timber Tools”, Tao Magazine, Vol. 157, P.33-34, HK

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