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Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu awarded 2018 DFA World's Outstanding Chinese DesignersDecember 2018

Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, Founding Partners of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office were named2018 DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designers. They will receive the honor at the award ceremonyin Hong Kong on December 7th and give a keynote lecture at Business of Design Week the next day.

DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer is organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (abbr. HKDC), and aims to recognise a designer of Chinese heritage who has accomplished outstanding achievements in his or her own discipline, and who is dedicated to furthering design through educational activities, participation in professional organisations, and social commitment.

The Award also has a broader significance. By reaching out to Chinese designers around the globe, it creates a pool of shared knowledge and experience that stems from common ethnic and cultural origins.HKDC’ vision is to start a ripple effect in Hong Kong that will form a tide reaching every corner of the world where Chinese designers work. The process will help to identify role models who can inspire future generations of young Chinese designers everywhere.

Part of the previous winners include:

Alan CHAN in 2017 (Designer, Brand Consultant and Artist and Founder of Alan Chan Design Company)

William CHANG Suk-ping in 2016 (Art Director and Costume Designer)

Chi Wing LO in 2015 (Founder of DIMENSIONE CHI WING LO Italia and 1ness)

Arnold CHAN in 2014 (Principal of Isometrix Lighting + Designer Ltd)

Yingjia YAO in 2013 (Vice President & Chief Designer of Lenovo)

Anthony LO in 2012 (Vice President, Exterior Design of Renault)

Jimmy CHOO in 2011 (Founder and Creative Director of Jimmy Choo Couture)