FUNG Ho-Yin was born and educated in Hong Kong until he went to London for further study in the fields of Adverting & Photography. Before then he has already obtained academic qualifications in Product Design, Jewellery Design and Applied Photography. Before coming back to lecture at the School of Design at the HK PolyU, he has been working as design consultant in the product and graphic design field for some years. Ho-Yin is now the Programme Leader of the Higher Diploma in Multimedia Design & Technology training designers to serve the full spectrum of the multimedia design industry.
In the recent years, Ho-Yin has developed the interest in the application of photo images on various aspects and media. His work has been exhibited internationally and collected by local and international museums.
His areas of research include the exploration of the interaction/interface of the physical & virtual realms via images, as well as, the application of imageries to physical materials.