GDC is the first large-scale comprehensive design campaign in China towards the globe since year 1992， held every two years. It was founded by Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA) as a predecessor as Graphic Design in China. This campaign has become the most influential with highest quality and the most authoritative and impartial design festival in Chinese region.
GDC Award 2019 jury panel will consist of 15 professionals with global influences. They will evaluate all eligible works on-site and select award-winning ones. The selection process will be fully subject to the jury panel to reach the most authoritative judgment.
Bruce Duckworth is a designer. He is the Co-Chairman of Turner Duckworth, the award-winning international brand identity design firm he founded with David Turner in 1992 in London and San Francisco, and opened in New York 2016. Bruce graduated from Kingston Polytechnic with an Honours Degree in Graphic Design in 1985. He started his career as a designer at Michael Peters & Partners then Minale Tattersfield and Lewis Moberly before setting up Turner Duckworth in 1992.
The company employs around 100 people of which 80 are designers. The studios work collaboratively on most projects and the company has achieved an international reputation for design excellence. Working with some of the most culturally significant brands in the world from Amazon, Coca Cola and Samsung and entrepreneurial brands such as Elemis and the band Metallica.
Bruce has won over 500 design awards including D&AD Yellow pencils, DBA Design Effectiveness awards, Design Week Best of Show, the inaugural Cannes Design Lions Grand Prix, the first ever design accepted in the Clio Hall of Fame and a Grammy award amongst others. His work and opinions have been published in many design books and magazines all over the world. Bruce is in demand as a speaker for Design and Marketing conferences giving keynote speeches around the world from Seoul to Mumbai to Barcelona. Bruce has always had a keen interest in Design education and often lectures at design universities and has been an external examiner at Falmouth University and Somerset College of Art and Design. He is an honorary fellow of Falmouth University.
Bruce has judged for most of the international design awards competitions including Foreman of judges at D&AD and President of the Cannes Lions design jury. He has been on the executive committee and management board of D&AD for six years, culminating in being president of D&AD from 2016 – 2017 and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
The Drum Magazine named Bruce as one of the top twenty most influential and talented UK designers in 2014 and Creativity Magazine named Bruce as one of America's fifty most creative people.
He has won the 6th National Art Exhibition Gold Medal, the 8th China Film Art Golden Rooster Award, the 18th Brno International Graphic Design Exhibition Chairman's Award, and the 9th National Art Exhibition Silver Award.
Representative works: Beijing 2008 Olympic bid sign, Beijing 2008 World Intellectual Games emblem; Asian Development Bank Shanghai Annual Meeting Emblem; Xi'an 2011 World Horticultural Exposition Emblem; United Nations Fourth World Women's Congress Commemorative Stamp; Jia Shen Year of the Monkey, Dinghai Year of the Pig, the ugly Year of the Ox, the Year of the Dragon, and the Lunar New Year of the Horse.
He has been at R/GA for 5 years and leads the Nike and Jordan account. With a background in advertising and visual design, he has led some of the agency’s top, winningest work in the past year.
At R/GA, Gabriel fuses seemingly disparate disciplines into cohesive craft, often incorporating his sports and sneaker obsessions to create work at the forefront of culture. In the past year, his work on A/R Jordan brought Nike, same-day shipping company Darkstore, R/GA Ventures partner company, Shopify, and Snapchat together for a first-of-its-kind interactive, social, ecommerce experience. The work was commended as best-in-class by industry leaders and press, and has swept award shows as an innovative use of technology, including five Cannes Lions, one Grand Clio, two Clio, and accolades at D&AD and One Show.
He also led Hey Google, Ask Nike, which utilized Google Assistant and voice partner, Rain for a never before done, real-time, voice-activated sneaker drop during a live NBA game. It provided exclusive pre-release access to win or purchase the Nike Adapt BB auto-lacing sneakers and pioneered a new area for voice-activated commerce.
Macao designer and brand consultant, Hong Chong Ip founded MO-DESIGN with partner Chao Sio Leong in 2010. With professional and creative merits on branding consultation through visual identity and spatial design. MO-DESIGN is the first Chinese design company invited by Tokyo Type Directors Club (TDC) to be the chief designer of the overall visual identity of the Design Awards held in Tokyo and Osaka in 2010. Hong and Chao have led the company to obtaining worldwide honors and awards in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo, Seoul, Paris, New York and Chicago.
Since 2012, MO-DESIGN has expanded into various retail disciplines from designer products to fashion in Macao. The lifestyle brand “MOD Design Store" initiates innovative designs while "C" serves as an independent fashion boutique. In 2017, Hong further grew the retail business by establishing "The Grey Green" - a three-storey floral concept and lifestyle boutique.
Hong specializes in creative reinterpretation of traditional culture and crafts in a modern way. Hong and Chao are frequently invited by renowned local and overseas companies and universities to hold workshops, seminars and training courses, all of which have promoted dialogues and bridged cooperation between Macao and international commercial and design industries.
Bito Founder and Creative Director, an important pioneer in Motion Design Asia.
In 2017, we will open up the visual awareness of Motion Design and the Golden Melody Awards Ceremony.
Committed to bringing Taiwan design to the world, 2017 as the Golden Point Design Award visual co-ordination, a new generation design awards convening, was also invited to be the German iF design award review.
After living in New York for 9 years, he worked as an art director at famous animation studios such as Brand New School and Suspect. His works have been recognized by more than 50 world film festivals and awards, and he has been broadcasted in New York TED.
In 2013, he returned to Taiwan to set up Bito, leading the team to win the Oscar ADC Animation Award and the Red Dot Design Award.
With design as the starting point, it continues to cross the border in the fields of art, film, music, toys and advertising.
▼Taipei in Motion _ 2017 Taipei Universiade
▼+1 _ Taipei Metro Branding Film
▼Return to the Wild that You Are ｜台東
▼Golden Pin Design Award 2016 Opening
▼金曲28 _ 2017 GMA
A Macau leading representative of new generation designs. Founded Chiii Design in 2013, which has been successfully established into an internationally renowned design team with projects involving with more than 25 cities around the world.
The masterpieces of Chiii Design have not only invited to be presented worldwide but also have won more than 200 awards in exhibitions of over 10 countries and regions, including the United States ONE SHOW Award; the United States GRAPHIS; Germany IF Design Award; German Design Award; Red Dot Design Award; France Festival De L'affiche et du Graphisme; Moscow GoldenBee; Finland Lahti Poster Triennial; Italy A' Design Award; Mexico International Poster Biennia; Bolivia BICeBe; The DFA Design for Asia Awards; Hong Kong International Poster Triennial; Hong Kong Designers Association’s Global Design Competition; Taipei Design Award; Graphic Design in China (GDC Award); China International Poster Biennial and Macau Design Biennial.
▼27th Macao International Music Festival
▼Macau International Parade
Born 1975 in Tokyo. With a focus on company and product branding, Shogo works extensively with logos, packaging and sign designs. His major works in recent years include art direction for KIRIN Home Tap and KASHIYAMA the Smart Tailor, package design for Lotte ZERO, map design for Odakyu Line, Doraemon sign design for Noborito station, etc.
He won a number of awards at home and abroad, including D&AD, Cannes Lions Design Awards, One Show, Design for Asia Awards, ADC, SDA, JAGDA New Design Award and JAGDA Package Award.
He became a judge for D&AD Design Award in 2016, and for Good Design Award in 2017.He is also an Associate Professor at Tokyo Polytechnic University for Design.
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Besides working as an Art Director, Rika Eguchi is also an artist, regularly presenting works in Japan and at abroad. Her picture book named “King of Bread” was published by Shogakukan.She works in a diverse range of fields: from advertisements to art and product design.
Her major works include Arashi Exhibition “JOURNEY”, commercial for Orbis “DEFENCERA” and a lingerie brand “PEACH JOHN”, teaching material design for Benesse Children Challenge Baby, commercial direction for Softbank’s “PANTONE 6” and campaign “TBS6Chen!”, fashion advertisements for PARCO and Laforet Harajuku, designing photobook “Yuka Gravure & Body”, and artworks for CHARA, Kaela Kimura and other musicians. .
She won many awards include British D&AD Gold Award, Spikes Asia Gold Award and Silver Award, Good Design Award, Kids Design Award, International Andy Award Silver Award, JAGDA Award, JAGDA Newcomers Award, Hitotsubo Grand Prix, Taro Okamoto Award for Excellence in Contemporary Art, the 4th place for LIBRO Picture Book Grand Prize and many others.
She also works as a part-time teacher at School of Cultural and Creative Studies at Aoyama Gakuin University.
He was born in Chiba Prefecture in 1974. He completed the Master’s program at the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2003. Now he heads the Irobe Design Institute, Nippon Design Center Inc., and is a part-time lecturer at the Tokyo University of the Arts. His major works include visual identity (VI) and signage planning for the Ichihara Lakeside Museum and the Tenri Station Plaza CoFuFun, branding for Osaka Metro, and design direction for the Naka-Boso International Art Festival (Ichihara Art x Mix). He undertakes design work across a broad spectrum, applying his graphic design techniques with his editorial perspective, from two- and three-dimensional graphics to spatial design such as the product package design for HAKUTSURU SAKE Brewing Co., Ltd. He pursues excellence and enhancement of the quality and functionality of information design in public spaces through diverse projects such as the TOKYO PROJECT. He has won numerous design awards both in Japan and abroad, including awards from the Tokyo Art Directors Club (ADC), Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA), Japan Sign Design Association (SDA), One Show Design, and British Design and Art Direction (D&AD). He serves as a member of the design awards jury for the Good Design Awards, ADC Awards, Design Excellence Awards, D&AD Awards and others and as a lecturer in the design workshop at the Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), ADC and JAGDA. Member of the Board Director, the Nippon Design Center Inc.
She graduated from the Graphic Design Department of Tama Art University and won the ADC Award, the 2015 Japan Toyama International Poster Triennial Silver Award, the Cannes Advertising Festival Gold Award, and the 2016 JAGDA Poster Award.
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Sebastian Bissinger studied from 1993 to 2000 graphic design at the University of the Arts Bremen with Prof. Eckhard Jung. During his studies he gained experience in workshops with David Carson, Axel Kufus and Fred Frith. As part of his diploma he planned, filmed and realised the promotional video for the Dutch design heroes Studio Dumbar. He won the ‘Certificate of Typographic Excellence’ of the Type Directors Club New York with the 512-pages UNESCO-book ‘Kultur des Friedens’. After a three-month-stay in New York he moved to Berlin in 2002 and co-founded BANK™ in 2004.
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▼Wolfgang Bell winkel
Foreign Policy Design Group is a design and innovation consultancy based out of the tropical island of Singapore. She also co-created the official museum store Gallery & Co at the National Gallery Singapore. Yah-Leng was formally trained at the Art Institute of Boston before moving to New York City where her creative career blossomed. In 2007, she moved back to her hometown of Singapore where she co-founded Foreign Policy Design Group. Her works have been also recognized and honored by prestigious awards, accolades and publications. Yah-Leng is the current President of The Design Society Singapore and she had sat on the advisory board of the Temasek School of Design Singapore. She has also often been invited to speak and judge at festivals, conferences and institutions globally. Yah-Leng was named one of The Disrupters and Industry Leaders in 2017 and 2018 respectively on The Tatler 300 List by Singapore Tatler. She has recently been inducted as a AGI(Alliance Graphique Internationale) member.
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Jang Sunghwan majored in visual communication design at Hongik University and received
a master's degree from Hongik Industrial art Graduate School. Since then, he has worked on various design activities such as making magazine design better and fonts in Korean Reader's Digest Magazine. After moving to Yonhap News Agency, he made the graphic news team which is first in Korea. He established the foundation of Korea graphic news by interacting with famous international graphic news agency.
In Dong-a Ilbo, he worked as an art director for various magazines. For example, magazines such as <Weekly Dong-a>, <Shin Dong-a> and <Science Dong-a>.
Especially in <Science Dong-a>, he designed various scientific information graphics designs. He has founded <203X Design Studio> in 2003 and been publishing <Street H> Magazine in front of Hongik University along with various graphic & editorial designs. In 2009, he established the <203XInfographics Lab> and is working on expanding the field of information design in Korea.
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