CNN Travel: Interview with Douglas Young: 'I like to shock'
Posted on December 07 2009
By Bourree Lam
First it was bum cakes and naughty words printed on T-shirts, now its dirty toilet installations. What else has G.O.D.'s creator got up his sleeves?
Love him or hate him, everyone knows Douglas Young. The founder of lifestyle brand and boutique Goods of Desire (G.O.D.)., Young has successfully repackaged visuals from Hong Kong heritage into kitsch furniture, fashion bags, and notebooks and he's won his share of both fans and critics.
A self-proclaimed "indigenous Hong Kong person", Young is often seen around town with a farmer's hat and straw bag, but that doesn't mean he's low-profile.