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Type & brands: a seminar on type and branding

Communication Design

An evening where we discuss type design and typography in holistic branding. We are fortunate to have Bo Linnemann from Kontrapunkt in Copenhagen and Leo Lei from Matisse Design, Hong Kong to share their experience.

Date: 20 May 2019 (Monday)
Location: Hong Kong Design Institute - A001, 3 King Ling Road, Tiu Keng Leng, Tseung Kwan O

6:00–6:45pm Networking with refreshments
7:00–7:30pm Talk by Bo Linnemann, Kontrapunkt, Copenhagen
7:30–8:00pm Talk by Leo Lei, Matisse Design, Hong Kong
8:00–8:30pm Discussions

Bo Linnemann
Executive Design Director & Founding Partner, Kontrapunkt
Bo is co-founder and Executive Design Director of Kontrapunkt. A continual trailblazer in Danish and international design, he has been awarded the Danish Design Prize 17 times as well as numerous international design prizes. Bo is responsible for design programmes all over the world for clients such as Mitsubishi, Denso, Ørsted, Noma, Tasaki and Nissan, the majority of Danish Ministries including the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also a regular lecturer globally on design and typography.

Leo Lei
Founder & Design Director, Matisse Design
Leo Lei founded Matisse Design Limited in 2008, which focuses on brand and corporate identities design. Leo was also creative director for many brand identities and book projects for numerous corporations and organisations, such as the new logo design for the Faculty of Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the book designer of ‘Navigating Design: a voyage of discovery’ which garnered How magazine’s ‘Perfect 10 Design Awards’ in 2004 and the publishing gold award of the 15th Hong Kong Print Awards in 2003.

Centre for Communication Design, Hong Kong Design Institute

Monotype Hong Kong Limited


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