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Outstanding Alumni

Alan Yip

My biggest takeaway from school years is coming in touch with caring teachers who guided me in my career path.

Alan Yip

  • First HKDI Red Dot Awardee
  • Product Designer
  • Graduate of Hong Kong Design Institute in 2010

In 2010, HKDI graduate Alan Yip, emerged with flying colours in the design concept category of the Red Dot Award, hailed the Oscars of the design profession. With his showpiece, Birdgazer, he was the first HKDI student bestowed the coveted prize.


Mesmerised with design since a young age, Alan honed his design flair and learned different design specialisms during his HKDI years, affirming his career goals. The Red Dot Award further boosted his confidence in product design and linked him to the industry, enabling him to launch his adventure as a product designer.