Hong Kong Identities - Neon

May 9th, 2017

 
 

Hong Kong's neon is slowly disappearing as cheaper and more efficient LEDs become commonplace. We set out to capture a small part of our Hong Kong, around our studio's home of Wan Chai.

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If you would like to see more of Hong Kong's neon history, the M+ Museum in West Kowloon has a long-term project to re-home the neon signs in their collection as shop owners across Hong Kong gradually convert to LEDs.

 
 
 
 

About the author, Adam

Adam is the design director of BrandCraft. Originally from the UK, Adam graduated with a Masters Degree in design from Goldsmiths University of London. Adam is a member of the New York Art Directors Club and D&AD. In 2014 Adam was shortlisted for Design Week’s Rising Star Award and in 2015 was appointed as a Global Brand Consultant for JP Morgan.

Adam has worked with clients in the UK, USA, Hong Kong, Tokyo, South Korea and China and has had self-initiated art and design projects exhibited at various galleries and museums including the Victoria & Albert Museum of Art and Design.

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