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2009 Hong Kong

WHEN:

Friday, May 15, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Hong Kong Exhibition Centre
3/F China Resources Building
26 Harbour Road, Wanchai

JUDGES:

Danielle Huthart

DANIELLE HUTHART
Founder, Whitespace

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Danielle Huthart moved back in 2004 and set up Whitespace, a design-lead studio known for its craft, creativity, and support of the design community. Danielle is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York City.


www.whitespace.hk

Davena Mok

DAVENA MOK
Director, A-Vibe

Davena Mok is Director of A-Vibe, a youth marketing-pr-events company based in Hong Kong. A-Vibe specialises in unique projects targeting the young, trendsetter, fashionista, creative audience, with an extensive client list that ranges from Diesel to I.T, Lane Crawford, Nike, Rue du Mail, Silly Thing and Universal Music. Davena was previously a journalist, and continues to guest-edit and write for special reports and publications.


www.asian-vibe.com

Leo P. H. Chan

LEO P. H. CHAN
Creative Director, OnYourMark Design Laboratory

Leo P. H. Chan , member of HKDA, founder of On Your Mark Design Laboratory. He graduated his BA(Hons) Graphic Design at London Central Saint Martins and MA Typo/Graphic Design at London College of Printing. Through experiments and testing in OYM lab, he tries his best to find out new possibilities in design. Works have been published in Vogue Magazine, UK.


www.onyourmarkdesignlab.com

Marie Hannigová Lee

MARIE HANNIGOVÁ LEE
Instructor II, SCM at CityU Hong Kong

Marie Hannigová Lee is a Czech artist and designer currently teaching design and digital media classes at City University of Hong Kong. She studied and taught advertising, design and fine arts in the United States. Her work combines the human touch found in traditional art and design techniques with digital technology. She always strives for a strong concept behind her visual solutions.


sweb.cityu.edu.hk/mhannigo

MC Yan (Syan)

MC YAN (SYAN)
MC, Graffiti Writer

Syan returned to Hong Kong in 1997 after his studies of Fine Arts from France. He is known as the founder of the first HK-based Chinese graffiti team CEA, also MC Yan, one of the first Chinese rappers, vocalist/lyricist of LMP. He established Fu©Kin Music, 4E Creative Limited, and launched the street design label “Ning Si Bu Qu” as an online store (www.nsbq.org) on 11th September 2006.


www.nsbq.org

Suitman/Young Kim

SUITMAN/YOUNG KIM
Creative Director/Artist

Suitman and Young Kim have been together for over eighteen years. They fast became creative collaborators with an onslaught of photographs, videos, installations, and design objects that followed suit. Together they have traveled throughout six continents, one–hundred and fifty cities and created thousands of images. Their work is insightful, personal, relevant, highly engaging and always surprising. Their projects have been published in a wide range of culture, art and lifestyle publications. They have exhibited widely both solo and in group exhibitions in New York, Paris, London, Spain, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Shanghai, and Beijing.


www.suitman.org

HONG KONG TEAM:

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ALVIS CHOI
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ATHENA WU
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DIANE TO
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JAY FORSTER
Design Ambassador



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KYLIE TAN
Design Ambassador



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TAT CHAN
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VASCO JOAO
Design Ambassador



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HONG KONG

THE 2D DESIGNS

Bibi Lei

Brian Lau

Calvin Kwok

Derk To

Wing Chung Grey

Jonathan Jay Lee

Kevin Wong Ho Yin

Kris Balerite

Bibi Lei

Calvin Kwok

Derk To

Kevin Wong Ho Yin

HONG KONG 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

BIBI LEI

Bibi Lei is an unusual illustration artist. Well known for her weird, corky and dark approach in illustrating portraits. She just loves to displace human details and recalculate the proportions of people.


Bibi Lei

BRIAN LAU

Brian was born in Canada and raised in Singapore and has worked in the design profession for almost too long, developing a cross-cultural sensibility in his work. Brian also likes to paint and aspires to be a real artist some day. Brian is also a passionate sorta' musician having played in numerous bands and recorded several CDs.


CALVIN KWOK

Calvin Kwok is well known as a laze when he plays with his cat, a hero when he is day dreaming, a goofball when he watches cartoons and also a grown-up when he pays the bills. Cofounded the comical design duo, Lazehero to capture the beauty in lazy and heroic moments in life.


Calvin Kwok

DERK TO

Derk believes that visual design is a bridge to connect people and ideas.


WING CHUNG GREY

Grey is a HK designer who often gets inspired by films, books, music and mostly by good romance, sometimes bad romance too. Design cannot make you rich and handsome but can make you get interested in every little thing you were not before, and becomes more and more interesting. Fellows, design speaks louder than words! to be Interested, to be Interesting!!


Wing Chung Grey

JONATHAN JAY LEE

Graduating from Parsons the New School for Design with Departmental Honors in Illustration in 2007, JJL has been exhibited on 3 continents and his clients have included Marvel Comics, Emi's Gold Label Records and Kronenbourg 1664. His work has been recognized by Computer Arts, Lifestyle Asia, Beats, and Galleri HK.


Jonathan Jay Lee

KEVIN WONG HO YIN

multimedia designer / interactive art director. focusing on the creativity of online experience, established whyinteractive at the end of 2008.


Kevin Wong Ho Yin

KRIS BALERITE

18 years and strong Kris mainly grew up in Dubai, he only went back home to take up fine arts in one of Asia's best Art School UST, arm on what he thinks is enough knowledge about art and design he went back to Dubai to try to pursue his career and eventually got Drafted in Ad Agency were all of his kind is only suited for in that time. He quickly got tired of the business at the age of 21 he decided to go Independent for 3 years landing him freelance works in numerous production houses, event organizers, Marketing company, Publishing house & Apparel Design until finally landing him a job to an multinational Ad agency after 4 years.


Kris Balerite

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