Hanoi Design Centre is established as a result of cooperation between Vietnam Handicraft Exporters Association (Vietnam) and Lund Design School (Sweden). This cooperation is supported by The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) in Hanoi. The main functions of the Centre are to develop design capacities, provide consultancies for Vietnamese handicraft producers and at the same time to promote designs of handicraft sector in Vietnam. Sustainability is a core value at our Centre. Our passion is to assist poor artisans, especially ethnic women, to have a better life through the sustainable development of handicrafts.