WINNER – Malaysia Website Awards 2015, Malaysia Tourism Award 2016 (malaysia.my)

By | 2017-03-22T15:15:34+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Accolades|

(photo: Zachary Haris Ong with Malaysia.my representative, Syed Ismail and art director Arez Ezman.) In January 2016, Zachary Haris Ong Associates' work Malaysia.my won the first ever Malaysia Web Awards 2015 in the highest rated website for design and development for the month of September 2015. The Malaysia Web Awards is a ...

Workgroup 2015, International Council of Design

By | 2017-03-22T15:53:13+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Accolades|

Certification and Professional Development Workgroup Lead: Adrian Jean (Canada) Having the skills and experience of a designer’s work recognised and codified, much as other professions do, represents a major challenge to countries that are yet to put such certification systems in place. Thus the role of this WG has, in large part, been the ...

President-Elect 2015-2017, International Council of Design

By | 2017-03-22T16:08:29+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Accolades|

( Photo: The newly minted Executive Board of International Council of Design 2015 - 2017. From left to right: Wang Ziyuan (China), Heidrun Mumper-drumm (USA), Antoine Abi Aad (Lebanon), Peter Florentzos (Australia), David Grossman (Israel), Tyra von Zweigbergk (Sweden), Zachary Haris Ong (Malaysia), Iva Babaja (Croatia), Cihangir Istek (Turkey), Rebecca Wright (UK) (not in ...

Launch of the first Malaysia Design Festival (MaDE)

By | 2017-03-24T13:41:04+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Accolades|

( Photo:Official launch of the inaugural Malaysia Design Festival 2014 on 27 September 2014 officiated by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Haji Zainuddin, Chairman of Malaysia Design Council (MRM) with Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). Present for the launch were all participating design associations President Sufian Yahuza, Persatuan Pereka Perindustrian Malaysia (Pereka), President Zachary ...

Launch of wREGA Code of Professional Conduct (CoPC)

By | 2017-03-24T13:45:54+00:00 September 3rd, 2013|Accolades|

(Photo: wREGA President Zachary Haris Ong leads Malaysian designers in swearing in of their Code of Professional Conduct, 3 September 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo by Idzwan Junaidi) In September 2013, wREGA launched the Code of Professional Conduct officiated by the Chairman of Malaysia Design Council, Prof. Dato' Dr. Ahmad Hj. Zainuddin and David Berman ...

WINNER – Top 40 Under 40, Prestige Magazine

By | 2017-03-24T13:47:04+00:00 December 31st, 2012|Accolades|

( Photo: Zachary Haris Ong receiving the award with other movers and shakers of various industries. Photo by Zarul Nazli Zulkhurnain ) In 2012 Zachary Haris Ong is awarded the Young Achiever Award for Prestige Magazine's Top 40 Movers and Shakers of Malaysia Under 40 for his work in transforming the design industry of Malaysia. ...

‘The State of Design in Malaysia’ Dossier, Graphic Design Association of Malaysia (wREGA)

By | 2017-03-24T13:50:29+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Accolades|

The by-invitation roundtable discussion was chaired by Prof. Helmut Lueckenhausen and attended by board members of the International Council of Design (ico-D), Indigo Ambassadors, business and design educators, design associations and the executive committee members of wREGA. It is a discourse on issues preventing Design from being a key contributor to a nation’s overall growth, ...

Leading Icograda Design Week 2012 Sarawak

By | 2017-03-24T13:54:17+00:00 October 15th, 2012|Accolades|

( Photo: wREGA President Zachary Haris Ong, ICOGRADA Former President Russell Kennedy and honorable keynote presenters and speakers of the Design Week. Photo by Zarul Nazli Zulkhurnain ) From 15-21 October 2012, ICOGRADA and the Graphic Design Association of Malaysia (wREGA), hosted Rediscovery 2012. Icograda Design Week in Sarawak 2012 provided a platform to share, ...

Restoring Malaysia’s Independence Day Anniversary Celebration Logo 2012/2013

By | 2017-03-21T18:00:23+00:00 August 31st, 2012|Accolades|

In his capacity as President of the Graphic Design Association of Malaysia, wREGA, Zachary Haris Ong demanded the government to withdraw the very unpopular independence day logo released for the year 2012. Upon meeting with the relevant ministry, the government was made aware the power and gravity of communication design for the country and agreed ...

NOMINEE – 7 Bintang Lifetime Achievement Award

By | 2017-03-21T17:59:44+00:00 September 25th, 2011|Accolades|

Seven Bintang Awards is Malaysia’s Independent Creative Excellence Awards initiated to recognize, reward and acknowledge young Malaysian Creative Individuals. It is the first ever award that was designed to be independent, at liberty to be adopted by associations, companies or organizations with the objective of providing recognition towards deserving creative works and ideas. Seven Bintang ...