Hong Ko


China – Hong Kong

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

Ko was elected one of the “People of the Year” by magazine Art & Design in 2011, he received the “40 under 40” award by Perspective magazine in 2014 and the “Ten Outstanding Designers Awards 2014”, confirming him as one of the leading young creative figures of Hong Kong and mainland 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, Wugu Mofang.

  • A well-known designer, the partner of KL&K Design
  • BA Hons of Chinese University of Hong Kong (Department of Fine Arts)
  • MA Typographic Studies at the London College of Printing
  • Vice-Chairman and a member of Hong Kong Designers Association
  • Associate of the Design Alliance Asia
  • Member of Shenzhen Graphic Design Association
  • Scholar of the British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarships
  • Ten Outstanding Designers Awards
  • “40 under 40” by Perspective magazine
  • the “People of the Year” by Art & Design magazine
  • Visiting professor of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts