LI HUNG KIN, KENNIF
Li Hung Kin is a Hong Kong designer.
Graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, he worked as a designer at Enable Foundation, applying the skills from his major: Product Design. The behavioural study and human-centric mindset are learnt.
After gaining a variety of work experience from freelancing, he set up his own practice, Kennifstudio. He holds a belief that products should not be limited to the utility, but also able to create new culture.
Currently preparing a set of furniture for Stockholm Design Week 2018 with Honed Limited.
Designer Jan 2019 - Dec 2018 Enable Foundation
Enable Foundation is a non-profit social design agency with the aim to develop capacity training programmes and projects on design thinking & doing and creativity with individuals, organisations from private and public sectors. The experience of system design and the variations of design research was gained here.
Designer - To Date HONED Limited
HONED is a genuine platform for design collaborations. Since 2013, Honed has collaborated with designers from Hong Kong, China, Sweden and Taiwan. In 2018, it is my honor to have a chance to design two pieces furniture for Stockholm design week 2019.
Part Time Designer Robot Institute of HK
The Robot Institute of Hong Kong (RIHK) is the pioneer in robot education. It provides various types of robot assembly courses for primary and secondary school students in Hong Kong. For their next step, they plan to launch to set of robot for the market. It is my pleasure to be their part time product designer to help to make the robots and the packagings.
Freelance Designer Maker faire HK (PolyU)
After the Maker faire HK 2017, Dr. Clifford Choy, the director of the first featured Maker Faire Hong Kong in 2015, promoes the Maker spirit – make it when you feel like it to primary and secondary school thougth running automata making workshop. My main job duties are workshop preparations which included design automata and control laser cutting machine for workshop material. And holding the workshop in a different school.
Part time Designer Hedgehog Design
Hedgehog Design is the most established design company in Hong Kong which specializes in toys design. With more than 30 design professionals, in-house engineers and model makers, we handle thousands of designs every year for clients ranging from individuals with novel ideas to large companies with global brands.
Internship - Dec 2019 KaCaMa design lab
KaCaMa Design Lab is a Hong Kong-based product designers who specializes in reusing post-consumer waste materials. They hope their product not only can delight people’s lives and instill eco-awareness in its users, but also can establish contact with local enterprises, handcraft men and local cultures.
(Conceptual) Merit Award, Hong Kong Smart Design Award
Organized by the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association (HKEA), the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards (HKSDA) has already reached its 8th edition in 2018. With the continues support from CreateSmart Initiative (CSI), a funding under "CreateHK" launched by the HKSAR government.
BA (Hons) in Product Design Dec 5700 - Dec 5820 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
I learned to identify and solve the problems of product design innovatively and systematically with sensitivity to humanistic, environmental and social concerns and enhance the knowledge in fundamental design skills, general knowledge in academic literacy and a fundamental understanding of business.
Higher Diploma in Product Design Dec 5580 - Dec 5700 Hong Kong Design Institut
Hong Kong Design Institute emphasis on generic, language and communication skills training, wholeperson development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.