Artist Lead (Hong Kong)
Born in Hong Kong, Hung Lam is a graphic designer who co-founded CoDesign Ltd. with Eddy Yu in 2003. In addition to his work, Hung is an active participant in international, cultural, art and design projects. He has won a number of prominent international awards over the years. Some of his works have been a part of the permanent collections of V&A Museum in England, Osaka Suntory Museum in Japan, Plakatsammlug Museum fur Gestaltung Zurich in Switzerland, Museum fur kunst und Gewerbe and Hong Kong Heritage Museum. In 2011, Hung is admitted as a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).
In recent years, Hung and Eddy engage in CoLab, establishing a new collaborative platform for social innovation through design. One of the CoLab projects, So…Soap!, not only attracts wide coverage of local and international media, but has also won several prestigious awards including Bronze Pencil, Sustainability in Design, One Show, New York and Grand Award, Design for Asia Awards, Hong Kong. The project was selected by Hong Kong Museum of Art as one of three representing works of Hong Kong to participate in the Liverpool Biennial 2012. Lately, CoLAB starts project “I’MPERFECT”, a movement promoting appreciation on imperfection, further enhancing social innovation through creativity and design.