DFA亞洲最具影響力設計獎: 又一山人| DFA World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer: anothermountainman

2020年「DFA設計獎」已宣布本年度的得獎者名單,表揚引領設計界潮流的設計翹楚,同時嘉許設計項目及香港年輕設計精英。其中「DFA世界傑出華人設計師」這個人殊榮由黃炳培(又一山人)奪得。

DFA Awards 2020 has announced its recipients for the year of 2020, recognizing design trendsetters, design projects and local young designers. In particular, one of the individual awards, namely DFA World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer (DFA WOCD), has been awarded to Stanley Wong (anothermountainman).

DFA世界傑出華人設計師表揚擁有傑出設計成就及贏得國際認可的華人設計師。是屆得獎者黃炳培創作出無數富有香港文化特色的傳訊設計,並且致力透過參與教育、機構及社會事務來推廣設計。他在國際平面設計界備受推崇,絕對是香港及海外年輕設計師的學習榜樣。

The DFA WOCD honours Chinese designers who have made outstanding design achievements and won international recognition for their work. The winner, Stanley Wong, is responsible for creating numerous impressive communication designs drawing on Hong Kong culture, and is devoted to promoting design through educational, institutional and social involvement. He is a well-respected member of the international graphic design community and undoubtedly an important role model for young designers in Hong Kong and overseas alike.

黃炳培,又名又一山人,是香港土生土長的視覺溝通創作人。他的創作傳達着香港獨有的文化特色,反映出其對香港的感情。黃氏1980年畢業於香港工商師範學院(現為香港教育大學)設計應用系。從事平面設計工作五年後,投身廣告創作行列,邁向他成為著名視覺創作人之路。1996年,他加入英國Bartle Bogle Hegarty(亞太區)廣告公司為亞太區創作總監,為歷來首位華人受聘此職位。回港後,於2002年,與合夥人成立三二一聲畫製作有限公司,又於2007年成立八萬四千溝通事務所。

Stanley WONG, better known as anothermountainman, is a homegrown visual communicator in Hong Kong. His art works always convey a sense of Hong Kong’s culture. Wong graduated from the Hong Kong Technical Teachers’ College (now The Education University of Hong Kong) in 1980, majoring in design and technology. Wong worked as a graphic designer for five years before beginning a rewarding advertising career. In 1996, he became the first Chinese person to take up the position of Asia regional creative director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty (Asia Pacific). After returning to Hong Kong, he eventually set up Threetwoone Film Production Limited with a partner and established 84000 Communications in 2002 and 2007 respectively.

黃炳培於2004年,獲邀成為國際平面設計聯盟(AGI)會員,2007年起,連續四年擔任AGI國際執行委員會成員。2005年憑「紅白藍」系列作品,代表香港參展第51屆威尼斯雙年展,在本港及國際社會備受讚譽。由2000年起,黃氏穿梭本地及海外各大院校,舉行講座和工作坊,為其視為創作生涯中重要的一環——設計教育作出貢獻。歷年來,黃氏的平面設計、廣告及藝術創作在本地及國際間屢獲殊榮,獲頒逾六百個獎項,包括d&ad黃鉛筆獎、東京TDC大賽/TDC獎、兩項One Show金獎等。2012年,獲香港藝術館頒發香港當代藝術獎2012,以及奪得香港藝術發展獎之2011年度最佳藝術家獎(視覺藝術)。

Wong was inducted as a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) in 2004 and was honoured to sit on the AGI international executive committee for four years from 2007. In 2005, he caught the world’s attention at the 51st Venice Biennale, where he represented Hong Kong and presented his ‘redwhiteblue’ series. Since 2000, Wong has been an active contributor to creative education, conducting numerous talks and workshops in various local and overseas institutes. Throughout his career, Wong has won over 600 awards in graphic design, advertising and fine art at home and abroad, including D&AD yellow pencil, Tokyo TDC award / TDC Prize, and 2 One Show gold awards. In 2012, he won awards at both the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards and the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2011, where he took the Award for Best Artist (Visual Arts).

黃氏擁有非常全面的藝術及創造力,使他在設計界中佔有重要席位。從黃氏不同的平面設計、廣告作品,及攝影作品上可以看到黃氏對創作的狂熱及才華。黃氏強烈的社會責任感,促使他在創作中尋求獨特的意義,並在商業主義與社會發展之間取得平衡。

Wong’s all-rounded artistic and creative prowess makes him a unique presence in the world of designers. Effortlessly juggling between his passions for graphic design, advertising works, photography works and so on, his artistic talents are extremely versatile. Within him there is also a strong sense of responsibility that pushes him to seek meaning in his work and advocate for a balance between commercialism and social development.

關於DFA設計獎  About DFA Awards

由香港設計中心主辦、香港特別行政區政府創意香港為主要贊助的「DFA設計獎」,旨在提升設計師在社會上的地位。獎項表揚亞洲區內具影響力的設計領袖及設計項目,亦自2005年起特別嘉許具潛力的香港新晉設計人才。

Organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) with Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government as the lead sponsor, the DFA Awards aims to reinforcing the importance of designers within society. The awards also celebrates design leadership as well as exemplary designs and projects with Asia perspectives towards the globe, and since 2005 it has recognised the rising force of emerging Hong Kong designers.

香港設計中心主席嚴志明教授就是屆設計獎表示:「今年,全球各地人民都處於一個充滿挑戰的世界之中,急切需要結合各方力量一同應對。香港設計中心深深相信優秀的設計能助世界一臂之力,在風浪之中航行,尋找出路,更有效地適應社會的新常態。我們今年的得獎設計項目,大都以人為本,為大家解決不同問題、改善生活、連結社區,以及傳承文化。」

Commenting on this year’s awards, Professor Eric C. Yim, JP, Chairman of the HKDC, said, “This year, we have found ourselves in a world facing global challenges that demand a unified global response. We at the Hong Kong Design Centre believe that design can provide a way of helping the world to navigate through the storms and better adapt to the new normal. This year’s awardees are all influencers in the design community. They have innovated to create humane designs that are able to solve problems, enhance our lives, connect our communities and sustain our cultures.”

圖片由藝術家及香港設計中心提供
Photos courtesy to the artist and Hong Kong Design Centre

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