Graphic & New Media / 40 Under 40 2015

Justin Choy, Graphic & New Media, 40 under 40 2015
Justin Choy
Managing director and lead design engineer, Avollusion

At Avollusion, Justin Choy is responsible for the company’s ongoing expertise in the field of events engineering, heading several design teams in devising unique and innovative systems to create state-of-the art experiences. As a well sought-after video and graphics engineer, Choy has travelled all over the world to create visual spectacles. He specialises in large-format and new visual media, and his works have been seen at high profile events such as the Sands Cotai Central grand opening, the Christian Dior fashion show and Detour Hong Kong. Choy started his career as an electrical engineer at Second Sight Medical Products, where he designed, implemented, and tested several software applications and digital circuits used in a retinal prosthesis (for the visually impaired) as well as training and testing patients in clinical trials.
John Ho, Graphic & New Media, 40 under 40 2015
John Ho
Illustrator and author

Hong Kong-born multimedia artist John Ho developed an interest in painting at a young age. He studied drawing at Central Saint Martin in London, England, and in addition to working as a graphic designer and creative director for local magazines Amoeba and Store, his solo exhibitions include All About Nature at Taikoo Place in 2007, Spring Garden and Summer Paradise at LCX in 2008, and Tokyo Meatie by John Ho at DayDream Nation Gallery, Times Outlets, Chengdu and JCCAC respectively in 2011. In 2011, Ho established John Ho Art and developed the John Ho Collection, incorporating his original artworks into a range of lifestyle products. His book I Love Tokyo and You, focusing on his journey of studying in Japan, earned him top honours at the second Greater China Illustration Awards, winning the Best Publication and Editorial Illustration prizes.
Benny Luk, Graphic & New Media, 40 under 40 2015
Benny Luk
Founder and creative director, Sixstation

Award-winning typographer and graphic artist Benny Luk is the creative mastermind behind Sixstation, specialising in brand and identity design, illustration, typography and visual art. He has served a roster of world famous brands like Apple, Nike, Converse and Fiat, while giving guest lectures in universities and have exhibiting his work in Hong Kong, mainland China and Japan, and being featured in various international magazines. Luk is known for his unique designs, which are faithful to his own traditional oriental culture but with a contemporary edge. Recently, he was cited by Computer Arts magazine as “one of the world’s greatest illustrators”. Committed to providing creative and unique ideas with exclusive and tailored design solutions, Luk’s strengths in project management and art direction empower his clients in their bid for success and market-leading positions.
Kitty N Wong, Graphic & New Media, 40 under 40 2015
Kitty N Wong
Fashion illustrator

Kitty N Wong’s work has been exhibited internationally, and she recently finished a two-week artist-in-residency at Town Hall Gallery in Melbourne, Australia, where she turned the gallery space into her own painting studio for the duration of the residency. In her illustration work, she specialises in live portraiture and fashion comics which are both chic and humorous. Her work has been commissioned editorially for international publications such as The National Post (Canada), Hong Kong Tatler and Dazed Digital (UK). She has also worked with brands such as Lane Crawford, Chow Sang Sang and Marks & Spencer to create performances for their VIP events, as well as during Chai Wan Mei, the off- site Art Basel event.
Wong Ping, Graphic & New Media, 40 under 40 2015
Wong Ping
Animation artist

Finding a release and a way to express himself by way of images, Hong Kong-based animation artist Wong Ping founded Wong Ping Animation Lab in 2014, exploring his dark side via moving images. His work has earned him honours at the Incubator for Film & Visual Media in Asia Awards, and was selected for the prestigious Saatchi & Saatchi 2013 new directors showcase. Wong was also cited at the Shenzhen independent animation biennale Independent Animation Innovation Awards and for best album art at the 12th annual Independent Music Awards (IMA). He is actively involved in filmography, acting as director, writer and animator for The Other Side for Mobile M+’s Moving Images Exhibition and An Emo Nose. Other commercial works include WeChat x Wong Ping in 2014, and music videos such as No One Remains Virgin — Under The Lion Crotch and for Hong Kong-based indie pop band My Little Airport.