Once Upon a Hong Kong (Bilingual edition)



ISBN: 9789887903475 Categories: ,

Don Mak


A visual memoir like no other, Once Upon a Hong Kong, is a stirring collection of personal work by artist-illustrator Don Mak that captures scenes of everyday life in an ever-evolving city where traces of the past continue to disappear. Each painting is a poignant reflection of the present that he hopes to pass down to his newborn daughter as well as the next generation in inspiring them to be more thoughtful about their local heritage, as they continue to beat the odds. A heartfelt and at times haunting tribute to his beloved home, Don’s first book also features a striking use of colour and authentic storytelling depicting meaningful moments that will forever remain frozen in time.

Additional information

Weight 508 g
Dimensions 23.4 x 38.1 cm
Publisher name Viction Workshop Ltd
Publication date 16 July 2020
Number of pages 48
Format Hardback
Dimensions 23.4 x 38.1 cm
Weight 508 g


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Once Upon a Hong Kong (Bilingual edition)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Don Mak is a Hong Kong-based artist whose passion and artistry bloomed at an early age. Leaving school at 16 to join local comic talents before continuing his higher education in art and design, he eventually graduated with a BA (Hons) in Design - Visual Communication from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and became a member of the Hong Kong Society of Illustrators in 2004. Since setting up his own studio DONMAK & CO., he has exhibited his work and continues to collaborate with various publishers and advertising agencies.