Amic G. Ho is a design scholar, typographer, and communication designer.
Graduated with a PhD Des, MEd, MDes, BA(Hons) Des (Visual Communication) from the School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong. Currently, Amic is an Assistant Professor and the Programme Leader of BFA (Hons) in Imaging Design & Digital Art and BFA (Hons) in Cinematic Design & Photographic Digital Art at the Department of Creative Arts, Hong Kong Metropolitan University. His design expertise and research interests are in typography, emotion & design, and communication design.
Amic served as Conference Chair and Editor of proceedings at the International Conference on Human Factors in Communication of Design (AHFE) and International Symposium of Creative Technology & Digital Media (AHFE); scientific advisory board in the International Conference on Affective and Pleasurable Design (AHFE). Moreover, he served as an associate editor for Design Principles & Practices and has acted as a reviewer for several design journals including the International Journal of Design Research, International Journal of Food Design and She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation. His research has been published in various academic journals and conference proceedings.
Amic has participated in various design competitions and has received awards such as the Special Awards 2016 and 2017 at the Korean Society of Design Science: International invitational exhibition; the Graduate Scholar Award 2010 at the 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices; Innobrand-Young Design Talent Award 2007; ICOGRADA, the International Logo Biennial Award, and VIS 2006, etc. A list of Amic’s design and research projects included: Guiding Emotion (2020-2021), Bullet Points (2019), Paradox of Types (2018), Types Miscellaneous+ (2008-2014), etc.