Judging Panel
Principal & Design Director
William Harald-Wong & Associates Sdn Bhd

William Harald-Wong is an urban identity designer, working at the intersection of brand, culture, city and community. He is also Managing Partner of an integrated design-meet-technology company, Zakti, offering architecture, wayfinding & signage, immersive environments, robotics, branding and cultural research, with a project office in Dubai.


Harald-Wong is the Founder and Chairman of The Design Alliance Asia and co-curator of Colours of Asia which won the Special Award for Culture at the DFA Design for Asia Awards 2014. He was awarded the International Design Achievement Award, China (2010), the Lifetime Achievement Award by Malaysia Design Development Centre (2011), Designomics Leadership Award, India (2012), and Distinguished Chinese Award by Chinese Who's Who Society, China (2013). He served as Vice-President of Icograda from 2001 to 2013 and co-founded wREGA, the Graphic Design Association of Malaysia.