The Stories Behind…

The Stories Behind…


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Open up the storybook of Tai Kwun, and the stories behind the shops— in addition to the history—slowly unfold at Tai Kwun’s hidden spots. Look closer, and you see how each chapter is followed by the spirit of the artisan, the persistence of craftsmanship, or the pursuit of taste. “The Stories Behind” video series narrates the hidden stories of Tai Kwun’s shops & restaurants, where you discover the beautiful people and surrounding objects, and explore the beauty of life inside the historical compound.


Touch Ceramics & Touch Gallery

This is an art space and studio of handmade ceramics and porcelains located at Block 03 Barrack Block. Enders WONG, Founder and Director of Touch, talks about the significance of ceramics in our daily lives. You get to deepen the understanding of ceramics through the story, and see the dynamics between ceramic art and other media.

Yuen’s Tailor

A local branded tailor’s shop who served the British armed forces in Hong Kong sits at Block 03 Barrack Block of Tai Kwun. Bonny Yuen, Founder of Yuen’s Tailor, is a bespoke tailor with over 50 years’ experience, and he shares his legendary story and the spirit of being an devoted artisan.


The leading art-book publisher TASCHEN opened its first flagship store in Asia at Tai Kwun Block 01 Police Headquarters Block. Discover the origins and vision of TASCHEN: you will find out how everything began at a small comics bookstore…

The areas shown in the video were cleared during filming with no public access.