Leslie Chan Wing Kei
Leslie Chan Wing Kei received the red dot: grand prix for his poster "World Games 2009 Kaohsiung Taiwan".
Leslie Chan Wing Kei was born in Hong Kong in 1963. He studied art and design at the Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, Hong Kong, from 1980 to 1982 and established his own graphic design company in Taiwan in 1991. He is also actively involved in several expert committees and held the positions of president and executive managing director of the Taiwan Poster Design Association, as well as being a member of the Taiwan Graphic Design Association and an affiliate member of the Hong Kong Designers Association. Leslie Chan has received more than 400 national and international design awards, including at the 20th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, Czech Republic; the 5th Seoul Triennial Exhibition of Asia Graphic Poster, Korea; the red dot design award, Germany; the 7th Associacao de Designers de Macau Competition; the HKDA Show, Hong Kong; and the Taiwan Design Award 2006. His works are also shown in Warsaw, Chaumont, Lahti, Helsinki, Moscow, Mexico, Toyama, Colorado, Chicago, Slovakia, Tehran and Shenzhen.
Leslie Chan on “Combining traditional and modern design languages”:
The design is based on the concept of traditional Chinese painting techniques and expresses the sportsmanship of the orient and the spirit of modern sports through contemporary geometric images.