The decline of Hong Kong's iconic neon glow

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Master Wu started making neon signs in the ’80s and has been filling Hong Kong’s streets with bright neon signs ever since. But recently, Master Wu has seen his business slow down as brighter-burning and more energy-efficient LED signs emerge. In addition to getting fewer requests, Hong Kong’s iconic neon landscape is also losing thousands of signs per year, ushering in the end of the city’s neon era.

As Hong Kong’s neon lights start to fade, I spent some time with Master Wu at his neon shop, where he showed me how he makes neon signs, and took a look at Hong Kong’s changing cityscape.

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Jason Leung
Jason Leung
20 October 2018

Nice to know my hometown inspired the aesthetics of Cyberpunk and other sci-fi subcultures, gotta love that aesthetic.

kolorish
Kolorish
19 October 2018

1:10 someone knows where the red sign is located?

ShtiffleSauce
ShtiffleSauce
18 October 2018

Today, Neon light. Tomorrow, Cantonese

Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris
5 star

Chuck Norris has venom glands instead of tear ducts.

Tactical Player
Tactical Player
17 October 2018

Ok vox but should I chose neon or led kit for a car?

A Shizuoka
A Shizuoka
12 October 2018

This series is alright, but I hate the walking and talking shots. Where is he even supposed to be going?? What are you in such a hurry for???

OrionSentry
OrionSentry
08 October 2018

Hong Kong would be a great city , if it weren't for those Super Rude Hong Kong People. Ching Chong Ling Long Ting Tong

Howell Wang
Howell Wang
08 October 2018

白皮猪根本不懂中国历史,中国的发展经历了多少困难。

Buddha
Buddha
5 star

You only lose what you cling to.

treeman Michael Jacksonn
Treeman Michael Jacksonn
07 October 2018

Neon light is the 🐐 -TMMJ

Thomas TubeHD
Thomas TubeHD
06 October 2018

Am I the only one who can understand Cantonese

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