SOILWORM LAI

Paper Engineer

/ Designer


Designer Soilworm Lai graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design BA (HONS) majoring in Industrial and Product Design, during which he was selected to participate in the exchange trip called The Design and Emotion Workshop in Netherlands. After graduation, he worked in packaging and product design for five years. Focusing in paper structure development and paper engineering. Soilworm is the designer for Stickyline with Mic Leong since 2011. Using paper as a medium, creating something between art and design. Worked with the well­known local singers to create the gorgeous stage costumes with the paper. Having collaborated with different brands, such as a leading specialty store Land Crawford, international photography society Lomography and the world's most famous camera brand Leica Camera.

In between 2013-­2014, he invited by Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design(AoD) and Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) for participating in International Design Festival Berlin 2013 and exhibited in Milan design week 2014 under the name of Stickyline. He is practicing in Henrik Vibskov Studio in Copenhagen after he won the Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award 2013.

MIC LEONG


Paper Engineer

/ Designer


Mic Leong is a graduate from the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, majoring in Industrial and Product design. He is now a toy designer for four years. He loves all kinds of toys and the fantasy world behind it, trying to match the playful, simple elements into his works. Mic works with Soilworm under the name of Stickyline since 2011. Join “Hong Kong Designers Exchange” organize by Ambassadors of Design(AoD), through the programme he participate in International Design Festival Berlin 2013. During 2014 Milan design week, being one of exhibitor in “Hong Kong: Constant change” exhibition in the name of Stickyline, in which they showcase a paper installation – “Rice field”, and completed it with visitors. Having collaborated with different brands, such as famous fashion brand name Paul and Shark and Art mall K11, SinoArt.