Hong Kong

Eddy Yu

Eddy Yu
Biography

Eddy was born in Hong Kong in 1960. Having graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Master’s Degree in Design, he co-founded CoDesign Ltd. with partner Hung Lam in 2003. Together they specialized in brand identity and various visual communication design before setting up CoLAB in 2010. CoLab was the result of a joint effort to find a way to use their individual design skills to benefit society through social design. Recently Eddy cofounded 3X International. 

Eddy has been a frequent guest at various design exhibitions and has often been invited to hold lectures at design seminars as well as judging various design competitions. His works have won dozens of awards in local and international design competitions and have been collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany. 

Eddy served as Chairman of Hong Kong Designers Association (2006-2008) and is now a Fellow Member of the Association.

Awards

D&AD 
Design for Asia Awards
GDC Awards
HKDA Awards 2007, 2009
Hong Kong Print Awards 

Bussiness experience

CoDesign Ltd, Co-founder, Part Owner
CoLAB, Co-founder, Part Owner
3X, Co-founder, Part Owner

Member of board 2019

Hong Kong Designers Association

Education

Hong Kong Polytechnic University