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Breaking Taboos

Douglas Young wants to take his Hong Kong cult lifestyle brand Goods of Desire (G.O.D.) international.

"Some of our T-shirts have profanity in them, or at least things that allude to profanity, and people may be offended by those, but I do feel that to be creative is to challenge taboos and to challenge conventional thinking. The artists that I admire the most are the ones who are not afraid to push the limits. Because by pushing the limits, you help society progress." - Douglas Young

FOR two decades now, trained architect-turned-designer Douglas Young has been the face of Hong Kong cult lifestyle brand G.O.D. (Goods of Desire).

As co-founder and CEO, he has brought the brand from its nascent days in a warehouse selling mainly furniture to its current status as a...

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