Vivian Cheng - Hong Kong
Founder of Vivian Design
Vivian Cheng founded “Vivian Design” in 2014 to provide consultancy services and promote her own art in jewellery and glass. She was awarded a special prize in the Young Designers of the Year Award in 1987, the Gift and Houseware Fair Design Award and the Governor’s Award for Industry: Consumer Product Design in 1989, after joining Lambda Industrial Limited as the head of the Product Design team. In 1995 she joined the Vocational Training Council teaching product design and later became responsible for, among others, establishing an international network with design-related organisations, schools and organising Design activities, conferences and exhibitions.
Vivian Cheng was the International Liaison Manager at the HKDI and member of the Chartered Society of Designers Hong Kong until 2016, member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Design Centre at 2002 and board member of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) (renamed as World Design Organisation) from 2013-15 and was re-elected again for 2015-2017 term.
Furthermore, she was a panel member for the government and various NGOs and a jury member for various international design competition awards like the Red dot Product Design Award, Red dot Concept Award, Braun Prize, Bio 21 & 22, ADI Compasso D’Oro International Award, China Good Design Award, Canton Fair Design Awards, Gold Pin Award, Taipei International Design Award, Lotus Prize, Belgium Pavilion in Milan Expo ‘Taste of Design Competition’, Hong Kong Award for Industries, La Camber Design School adjudication, and as speaker for the Wallonia Design Week.