Judging Panel
Hong KO
Partner
KL&K Design
Hong Kong

A leading designer, Hong Ko is the partner and the Creative Director of KL&K Design and Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Designers Association.

Hong Ko was graduated from the Department of Fine Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received the British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarships in 2002 and studied his master degree in Typographic Studies at the London College of Printing. In 2010, Ko was promoted as partner of Kan & Lau Design Consultants, which was lately renamed as KL&K Design in 2013.

Ko was awarded the ‘People of the Year’ by magazine Art & Design in 2011, ‘40 under 40’ by Perspective magazine in 2014, ‘Ten outstanding Designers Awards 2014’, which has proved him as one of the leading young creative figures of China. With his acquired professionalism, KO has been featured frequently in media, invited to participate in talks, exhibitions and professional judging.

Ko has vast experience in branding design and has won numerous awards. Influential branding projects include: Shenzhen Airport Group, Bama Tea, Wugumf and Zoneco, etc.