【Introduction】 Introduction of Visual Communication Design Jury Panel of【TIDA 2020】2020/7/12

Taipei International Design Award has entered into the 13th year. Over the past decade, there have been tens of thousands of design works reviewed, many talent stars have risen from here while more international design concepts have also converged through the competition. The International Jury Panel definitely is the most important key factor of those fruitful results.

This year, the【TIDA 2020】Jury Panel continuously organizes according to the standard of international competition, the “convener mechanism”. Three high-profile design experts are invited to be the convener of each category, and other international design experts are invited under convener’s recommendation. Through professional and rigorous selection, outstanding works will be selected, potentially innovative ideas will be encouraged and explored.

This year, we invited 7 outstanding experts in Visual Communication Design to organize the jury panel:


Top row, from left to right : Jun-Liang Chen, Zinnia Nizar, Bonnie Siegler, Cheok Son Chu (James)

Bottom row, from left to right : Wing Kei Chan (Leslie), Clément Vauchez, Po-Chun, Yen


Jun-Liang Chen (Convener) -- Chairman of Freeimage Design

Jun- Liang Chen has won many awards, including the 15th International Poster Salon _ Grand Prix Savignac in 2002, and his "Tianyuan Place" porcelain design has won the "Design For Asia Awards" in 2005. At the same year, "Tianyuan Place" has also awarded the "Business Creativity Excellence Award" by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.


Zinnia Nizar -- Vice-President of International Council of Design(ico-D)

Zinnia is a full-time mentor at Apple Developer Academy. She used to be the ADGI (Indonesia Graphic Designer Association) (2014-2017) and within her term, she helped establish the Indonesia Agency for Creative Economy which has now become a ministry. Currently, she is still active in the design community as ADGI’s council board and now on her second term as vice president for ico-D (International Council of Design). In the meantime, Zinnia continuously teaches design in various universities and runs her own studio.


Bonnie Siegler -- The Founder of Eight and a Half studio

Bonnie has awarded as one of the “America’s 50 Most Influential Designers” and used to be the moderator of AIGA Design Conference held by American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). Furthermore, Bonnie has taught in the graduate programs at Yale University, the School of Visual Arts and has been a guest instructor at RISD, MICA, and Art Center.


Cheok Son Chu, James-- Chairman of Macau Designers Association

Currently, James Chu serves as Chairman of Macau Designers Association (2015-2020), Exhibition Director and the Founder of Macau Design Centre, Director and Founder of Zhuhai-Macau Design Centre, Coordinator and Founder of Tak Chun Macau Art Garden and member of China Art Society. James has held seven solo exhibitions in Macau and Beijing as well as participated in more than 100 group exhibitions worldwide, including the 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia – Macau representative artist in 2011.

James Chu was awarded more than 50 International Design and Art awards, including the 5th Macau Design Biennale – Distinction Award.

Wing Kei Chan, Leslie -- The Founder of Leslie Chan Design Co. Ltd.

Specialize in Design of corporate image recognition system, brand image design management and package design, etc. Leslie Chan was awarded more than 400 Domestic and International Design and Art awards, including several times of the “Grand Prix” and “Best of the best” of Red Dot in Brands & Communication Design, five times of iF in Communication Design and “The Award of the Mayor of the City of Brno” of International Biennal of Graphic Design Brno.


Clément Vauchez -- Co-Founder of Helmo Studio

Clément used to be a member of AGI and the Chairman of the jury panel in Chaumont Biennale de Design Graphique 2017(FR) which in charge of reviewing works designed by the major cultural institutions.

Clément was awarded several prizes, including, 1st prize, Chaumont international poster competition 2014 (FR) and 1st prize, WallpaperLab 2012, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (FR).


Po-Chun, Yen -- Design Director of Yen Design

Po-Chun, Yen has been committing to the Chinese music industry and has abundant and diverse creative energy. His style of works is bold, humor and keen.

Important visual co-ordination experience:

National Sports Competition, Brand coordinator, Taoyuan City Government, 2019.

Moral Education Contact and Communication Book, Education Department, New Taipei City Government, 2018

Important awards:

Communication Design, iF Design Award, 2019(Germany)

Brand & Communication Design, Red Dot Design Award, 2018(Germany)

Communication Design, Golden Pin Design Award, 2018

The best album design, the 16th Chinese Music Media Awards


Looking forward to more outstanding design works being discovered by the above experts!


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