Tommy Li, China

AGI member since 2004

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Tommy Li is renowned for his bold originality and prolific work, and was praised by Agosto, a highcirculation magazine in Japan, as the only graphic designer with the potential to have an influential impact on Hong Kong in the next decade. Over the years, Tommy has received almost 500 awards. His most distinct achievement to date has been 4 awards from the New York Directors Club, which honours outstanding results among Chinese designers. In Hong Kong, he was the recipient of the Hong Kong Artist of the Year Award in 1997 and many more. These accomplishments have made him a paragon among young designers. Tommy is one of the few Hong Kong designers to carve out a dual career in both Hong Kong and Japan. He started his career in Osaka as early as 1993 and subsequently moved to Tokyo in 1997. He is the only Chinese designer to be engaged by the Japanese government, to design the emblem of Kaido City, Japan.

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    Tommy Li, China (2004)

    Tommy Li is renowned for his bold originality and prolific work, and was praised by Agosto, a highcirculation magazine in Japan, as the only graphic designer with the potential to...

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    Tommy Li, China (2004)

      Tommy Li is renowned for his bold originality and prolific work, and was praised by Agosto, a highcirculation magazine in Japan, as the only graphic designer with the potential to have an influential impact on Hong Kong in the next decade. Over the years, Tommy has received almost 500 awards. His most distinct achievement to date has been 4 awards from the New York Directors Club, which honours outstanding results among Chinese designers. In Hong Kong, he was the recipient of the Hong Kong Artist of the Year Award in 1997 and many more. These accomplishments have made him a paragon among young designers. Tommy is one of the few Hong Kong designers to carve out a dual career in both Hong Kong and Japan. He started his career in Osaka as early as 1993 and subsequently moved to Tokyo in 1997. He is the only Chinese designer to be engaged by the Japanese government, to design the emblem of Kaido City, Japan.

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