Vivian Wai-kwan Cheng, Hong Kong
Vivian Wai-kwan Cheng, born in 1962 in Hong Kong, studied industrial design at the Swire School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In 1987, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and in the same year she was awarded a special prize in the Young Designers of the Year competition. She began her career as a watch designer and later continued as an industrial designer of fashion accessories. Afterwards, she joined Lambda Industrial Limited where she won the Governor’s Award for Industry: Consumer Product Design in 1989. Vivian Wai-kwan Cheng has made a major impact on the Hong Kong design scene; she has been a member of numerous important design boards. After 19 years of educational service at Hong Kong Design Institute, Vivian Cheng founded “Vivian Design” in 2014 to provide consultancy services in design networking, event management, design research and promote her own art in Jewellery and Glass.