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Design Society is not just an institution, but a growing inclusive network of members and participants

Membership is an opportunity to become a partof Design Society’s network. Design Society is notonly an institution, but a platform where people can connect: with each other, or with the design industry. The Design Society Membership Programme welcomes a wide range of audiences: from members of the public to design-minded companies.

Membership support is essential for us to sustain our exhibitions and public programs, promoting innovation and the work of top talents in the field. But Design Society Members don’t only help us realize our programs, they play an active role in co-creating our program.


Joining Design Society presents unique opportunities to connect with fellow design enthusiasts from around the world: to converse with industry leaders and respected scholars worldwide; to create synergy and stimulate innovative opportunities; to co-curate exhibitions and events; and to raise company profiles and amplify brand impact.

Each member is a participant. Join us to witness today how design will change the future.

Type & Price

Individual Member


Family Member

¥500/year (Two adults and two children between 6-12 years old)

Student Member

¥100/year (Holder of valid full time student ID)

Membership Benefits

 Design Society Member’s Benefits

  •  Unlimited free admission to all Design Society exhibitions (limited to exhibitions hosted by Design Society).
  •  Use audio guide for Design Society exhibitions for free.
  •  Exclusive member’s exhibition guided tour every Saturday at 3pm (limited to 40 members each tour, drop in on a first come, first serve basis).
  •  Invitation to exhibition preview and exclusive members’ events.
  •  Priority registration for public learning programmes and performances.
  • 20% off for public learning programmes.
  •  5% off or more for performances.
  • 10% off selected merchandises at Design Society Store.
  •  Members’ e-newsletter.
  •  Design Society souvenir and seasonal coupons(Collect from the Front Desk on L1).

Member’s preferential rate at Sea World Culture and Arts Center merchants:

  • Extra Time on L1: 10% off deserts.
  • Chunmanyuan on L3 & L4: 5% off (dimsum excluded), or free standard tea set if you order dimsum.
  • The Purple on L4: free of 10% service charge.

* The above membership benefits are subject to Terms and Conditions of Design Society Membership Programme.

How to become a member?

Go to the Design Society WeChat page, or website, or visit our service center in the Sea World Culture and Arts Center.


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