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Gideon LAI

Gideon LAI Wai Kwan- a local modern visual artist, graphic designer and illustrator was born in Hong Kong.  He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic in Graphic Design and Illustration with distinction.

He loved painting, art and innovation since he started his career as a visual designer in 1980.

After learning Chinese cursive calligraphy, he loved the Tai Chi aesthetics and Chinese culture art more, determined to blend of Chinese and Western aesthetics to find new style in Art. His everyday innovation design work makes him like trying new ways of painting, especially in modern ink painting, hope to have breakthrough in the New Ink Generation.

Over the years, Gideon has won over 200 design awards worldwide, including Platinum, Gold Awards & Distinction Awards, The Best Design award, Judge award … in USA, France, Japan, Singapore & China, Macau and Hong Kong ... etc.  His design works had been exhibited in Germany, France, Italy, USA, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong.

Some were collected by museums in different countries over the world.

He was invited to exhibit his works in New York, France, Italy, Berlin, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China & Hong Kong as well. One of his posters “Harmony” has been selected by the Jury of “XIIth International Posters’ Salon” and was exhibited around the world.

Ameba Design has been established since 1991 by Gideon. He is a creative director himself.  It is a creative and experienced professional graphic design company. Service range include : Corporate Identity, Brand / Product Image & Development, Company Brochure, Packaging, Web, Promotional Design and Advertising Campaign and Illustration. 

He is also a stamp designer for HK post. He has been the judge for different events. On the other hand, he has also designed some projects & events image for the cultural activities of Government.