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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
  • Unlimited free admission to all Design Society exhibitions for one year.
  • Express admission to all exhibitions.
  • Invitation to exclusive guided tours.
  • Invitation to exclusive members' events.
  • Priority registration for learning programmes and performances.
  • Preferential member’s rate for learning programmes and performances.
  • Exclusive access to Design Society Members' Room.
  • Complimentary Design Society gift pack.
  • Members' e-newsletter.
  • Member’s discount at DS Shop & SWCAC merchants. (Special offers are updated on a regular basis, follow Design Society WeChat and newsletter for the latest information)

* 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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