Min Wang

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Min Wang

Min Wang is a professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing.

Wang was dean of the School of Design at CAFA from 2003 to 2016 and was chair professor at the School of Design of Hong kong PolyU in 2013. He was also a council member of Creative Economy, World Economic Forum, member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and was president of AGI China Chapter from 2013 to 2016.

Wang was the design director for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Committee from 2006 to 2008 and the founding Director of Art Research Centre for Olympic Games at CAFA. Under his leadership, the centre had created the medal, the pictogram, the colour system, the image and identity guidelines for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

He was also vice president of ICOGRADA (the International Council of Graphic Design Associations) from 2007 to 2009. Wang was the key person in the organisation of the ICOGRADA World Design Congress 2009 and the founding of Beijing Design Week, and advisory committee member of International Centre for Creativity and Sustainable Development under the auspices of UNESCO (ICCSD).

Wang was design manager, art director at Adobe for 8 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1988. In 1989 and he began lecturing in graphic design at Yale University, teaching graduate students until 1997.


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