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Hong Kong Entrepreneurship

A design that has its origin in Scandinavia, makes the Hong Kong based watch and accessories brand of VOID watches as a member of the growing culture of design of the metropolis. A design that has its origin in Scandinavia, makes the Hong Kong based watch and accessories brand of VOID watches as a member of the growing culture of design of the metropolis. Founded in 2008 VOID watches based on the European roots of their designer David Ericsson. I see as a native Swede us as a Hong Kong company, in Swedish”way is done. We benefit both by the European design tradition, as well as the close proximity to excellent production sites in southern of China and Japan,”explains David Ericsson. VOID be watches in in-house designed and produced mainly in mainland China.

Important components are Japan and the leather for the bracelets from Italy. The quality control is then done in Hong Kong. To combine all components show sometimes as a logistical challenge explains David Ericsson and added that the decision for Hong Kong had been planned in advance. He had already worked in Hong Kong, when it became clear to him that the metropolis offers the ideal environment for business creation. 2007, David Ericsson as a development manager for a Swedish company was moved to Hong Kong. With his passion for watches and the need to work independently, he eventually decided for the watch industry. What was intended at the beginning as a sideline to his design activities, has become its own brand, which has a loyal clientele of Hong Kong also. Together with his compatriot Alexis Holm, Ericsson operates a concept store for fashion, accessories, shoes and household goods, also Squarestreet. Their collaboration began in 2009, as both shared an Office for their respective projects VOID watches and gram footwear.