PolyU Design announces its inaugural Outstanding Alumni Awards winners

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design) is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural PolyU Design Outstanding Alumni Awards 2022.

 

The awards are given as recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of alumni with significant impact and have outstanding professional achievements and/or service to the design industry. Two award groups are introduced to celebrate alumni from different stages of life: the Distinguished Design Alumni of the Year and the Young Design Alumni of the Year.

 

The judging panel was represented by Associate Dean Dr Henry Ma (Chairman); Professor of Practice Mr Tak Lee; Senior Marketing Manager Ms Rennie Kan; and PolyU Outstanding alumnus and School Industry Advisory Committee Member Mr Dennis Chan, Founder of Qeelin.

 

We are proud to present the recipients here:

 

2022 Distinguished Design Alumnus of the Year - Professional Achievement
Mr MAN Lim Chung

 

Film Production Designer, Costume Director, Film Director, Filmmaker
Bachelor of Arts in Design (Graphic Design), 1991 & Diploma in Design, 1987  
Short biography>>

 

Mr Man’s outstanding achievements in production design, costume design and art direction in the Hong Kong film industry are well recognised through numerous award-winning works over the years. His dedication in films and a wide range of other artistic works in Greater China all demonstrate his creative flare and the ongoing drive to learn at many levels to support the success of his passion. The impact he has made in his career, profession and community is an indisputable contribution to Hong Kong’s creative industry.

Proposer: Mr Chu Chen On

2022 Distinguished Design Alumnus of the Year - Professional Achievement
Mr WONG Ping Tao Manix

 

Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer and Design consultant
Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design, 1994 & Diploma in Design, 1991
Short biography>>

 

Mr Wong’s journey in the global fashion industry, his continued exploration into new technological applications in the profession, and his entrepreneurial drive in developing products through diverse, cross disciplinary collaborations, all demonstrate his creative flare and the ongoing drive to learn at many levels to support the success of his passion.

The extension of his commercial endeavors to bridging Hong Kong designers to the French and international markets is well recognised.

Proposer: Dr Gigi Lui

2022 Distinguished Design Alumnus of the Year - Community Service Achievement
Mr YEUNG Siu Hong Steve

 

Design Entrepreneur
Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design, 1998 & Diploma in Design, 1995
Short biography>>

 

Mr Yeung’s significant contribution to promoting Hong Kong industrial design and nurturing new generations of designers is well recognised by the judging panel. The design initiatives he perceived have raised public awareness and provided solid support to the development of the industry. His participation in teaching and design research at PolyU shows his support to his alma mater. His popular ‘MASKEEPER’ design is a timely response to the needs of society and a nod to design to improve lives.

Proposer: Mr Benny Leong

2022 Young Design Alumnus of the Year - Professional Achievement
Mr CHAN Shing Hin Keith

 

Interior Designer and Design Columnist
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design (Environmental and Interior Design), 2004
Short biography>>

 

Mr Chan’s portfolio of many good works achieving high standard of practicality and aesthetics caught the judges’ attention. A high level of professionalism has shown through the management of his studio. His enthusiasm in nurturing his juniors and passion in promoting Hong Kong design locally and internationally well deserve formal recognition from the School.

Proposer: Dr Paul Lo

2022 Young Design Alumnus of the Year - Entrepreneurial Achievement
Mr O Hing Pong James

 

Co-Founder of Multi-National Company and Head of Marketing and Advertising
Bachelor of Arts in Design (Advertising), 2008
Short biography>>

 

Mr O’s founding of a multi-national unicorn company GOGOX with his partners is an inspiration to countless startups and young people in Hong Kong, likewise, is his continued exploration into integrating design with new technologies that demonstrates the value-adding potential of design to enterprises. His achievement is an endorsement for the role of design in addition to sound business models and operational efficiency for business success. With his enthusiasm in nurturing young generations and sharing of his passion with his alma mater, formal recognition from the School is well deserved.

Proposer: Mr KC Tsang

2022 Young Design Alumnus of the Year - Entrepreneurial Achievement
Mr ZENG Jingqiang

 

Social Entrepreneur
Master of Science in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology, 2013
Short biography>>

 

Mr Zeng had assembled for himself a good portfolio of awards and honours, projects, and companies founded to develop products and services that demonstrate design thinking for social innovation. His entrepreneurial drive in developing products through diverse and cross-disciplinary collaborations demonstrate his commitment to learn at many levels that is much needed for success in design. In addition, his enthusiasm in sharing knowledge with others in China and overseas helps establish a reputation for Chinese design. He is an inspiration to young people for the power of design to improve human wellbeing.

Proposer: Dr William Liang

 

 

Our heartfelt congratulations to the awardees! 


理大設計公佈首屆傑出校友獎得獎名單


香港理工大學設計學院(下稱「理大設計」或「學院」) 公佈首屆舉辦之2022年理大設計傑出校友獎得獎者。

 

大會共選出六位理大設計畢業生為得獎者,以表揚及肯定各人的超卓專業成就及對設計行業的重要影響與貢獻。大會設有兩個年齡組別,分別是「年度傑出設計校友」及「年度傑出年輕設計校友」,以讚頌正值不同人生階段的校友所取得之成就。

 

評審工作由理大設計副院長馬志輝博士領導,成員包括實務教授李德志先生、高級市務經理簡頴兒小姐,以及傑出理大校友、學院業界顧問委員會成員兼Qeelin創辦人陳瑞麟先生。

 

以下隆重介紹本屆得獎者:

2022年度傑出設計校友—專業成就
文念中先生

電影美術指導、服裝設計師、電影導演及製片人 
1991年 設計學文學士(平面設計)、1987年 設計學文憑  個人簡介>>

 

文念中先生多年來活躍於香港電影業,其製作設計、服裝設計和美術指導的作品屢獲殊榮,傑出表現備受肯定。他醉心電影工作,多元化藝術創作更遍佈大中華區,充分展現出其驕人的創作力與熱誠,以及為實現理想而在不同崗位努力學習的熱忱。文先生在事業、藝術專業和社會上的影響力,為香港創作業界作出了無可置疑的貢獻。

提名人:朱鎮安先生

 


2022年度傑出設計校友—專業成就
黃秉道先生

企業家、時裝設計師及設計顧問 
1994年 時裝設計文學士、1991年 設計學文憑  個人簡介>>

 

黃秉道先生在全球時裝界累積了豐富的經驗。他勇於探索和應用新技術,並致力透過多元化的跨界別合作開發新產品,其創作熱誠和不斷學習力求成功的決心有目共睹。黃先生成功將香港設計師帶到法國以及其他國際市場,對業界的貢獻廣受認同。

 提名人:雷芝行博士


2022年度傑出設計校友—社會服務成就
楊兆航先生

設計企業家
1998年 工業設計學文學士、1995年 設計學文憑  個人簡介>>

 

楊兆航先生對推廣香港工業設計和培育新一代設計師不遺餘力,其貢獻獲評審團高度肯定。他提出的設計倡議喚起了社會對行業的關注,並為行業發展提供了強而有力的支持。楊先生亦參與香港理工大學的教學和設計研究工作,積極回饋母校。他設計的「Maskeeper」口罩暫存夾在疫情肆虐期間廣受歡迎,適切地滿足了社會大眾的需要,真正體現出以設計改善生活的理念。

提名人:梁清河先生


2022年度傑出年輕設計校友—專業成就
陳丞軒先生

室內設計師及設計專欄作家
2004年 環境及室內設計學(榮譽)文學士  個人簡介>>

 

陳丞軒先生的作品融合了高水平的實用性與美感,令評審團印象深刻。陳先生管理工作團隊的方式展現出其高度專業的水平。他熱心栽培後進,積極在本地和國際市場推廣香港設計,值得予以表揚。

提名人:盧智恒博士

 


2022年度傑出年輕設計校友—企業成就
柯興邦先生

跨國獨角獸公司共同創辦人、市務及廣告部主管
2008年 設計學 (榮譽)文學士(廣告設計) 個人簡介>>

 

柯興邦先生與合作夥伴創立跨國獨角獸公司GOGOX,啟發了香港無數初創企業與年青人。他亦勇於將設計與嶄新技術互相融合,將設計所蘊含的增值潛力表露無遺,他努力的成果更印證了良好的設計是企業取得成功的一項重要因素。柯先生熱心提攜年輕一代,積極回饋母校,值得嘉許。

 提名人:曾錦程先生

 
2022年度傑出年輕設計校友—企業成就
曾鏡鏘先生

社創家
2013年 多媒體科藝理學碩士  個人簡介>>

 

曾鏡鏘先生屢獲殊榮,其創辦的多個項目和公司,均實踐以社會創新為本的設計思維。他擁有企業家的毅力,積極以多元化和跨界別的合作方式開拓新產品,並努力學習不同範疇的知識,這種意志和決心成就了他在設計方面的卓越表現。此外,他亦樂於與中外人士交流心得,盡其所能為中國的設計建立良好聲譽。曾先生是年青人的模範,鼓勵年青人發揮設計的力量,為改善人類生活出一分力。

提名人:梁惠淵博士

 

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