Guest Speaker Seminar - Dr. Kan Tai Keung

Language: Cantonese
Due to limited seats, this seminar is first-come-first-served.

Bio of the Speaker

Kan moved to Hong Kong in 1957, and studied applied design at the Department of Extramural studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has started his career as designer in 1967. In 1976 he founded his own design company. His works have received numerous awards in both local and international competitions. Amongst overseas awards are: Best Design Corporate Identity, Asian Advertising Award in 1991 & 1994; Gold Award, International Art Competition, Los Angeles; CLIO Award, Finalist Certificates, New York; Best Work in Applied Typography 6 Yearbook, Japan; Gold Award in Mercury Award, New York; Numerous CA Awards, New York; 1st Prize in the 1st International Computer Art Biennale in Rzeszow, Poland. Amongst Hong Kong awards are: one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 1979; the Urban Council Design Grand Award (Best Designer of the Exhibition) in 1984; Artist of the Year Award Designer of the Year 1991; Men of the Nineties in 1992; Outstanding Achievements Award 1998; Bronze Bauhinia Star in 1999. Kan's work has been featured in special features of various magazines, such as IDEA magazine, Ryuko Tsushin magazine and Morisawa Quarterly, Japan; Graphic, Switzerland; NOVUM, Germany; and Communication Arts, U.S.A.His design works are in many museum collections worldwide.