Lau Ka-kuen

Hong Kong

Lau Ka-kuen

Graphic designer, illustrator

Lau Ka-kuen joined the Post in 2006 as a graphic artist. He has a special interest in illustration and won an award of excellence from the Society of Newspaper Design in 2016.

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Explainer | Year of the Tiger 2022: Complete visual guide | SCMP Infographics

A complete visual guide to welcome the tiger and celebrate the new lunar year.

A complete visual guide to welcome the tiger and celebrate the new lunar year.

20 Jan 2022 - 11:40AM
Your guide to Year of the Ox: what should we expect?

A complete visual guide to welcome the Ox and celebrate the new lunar year.

A complete visual guide to welcome the Ox and celebrate the new lunar year.

21 Feb 2021 - 10:21AM
Chinese zodiac 2020: All you need to know about the Year of the Rat

Rats are quick-thinking, optimistic, and adaptable, which gives them the edge in 2020's rat race. Read our infographic to see why.

Rats are quick-thinking, optimistic, and adaptable, which gives them the edge in 2020's rat race. Read our infographic to see why.

17 Feb 2020 - 2:31PM
The history and evolution of the Dragon Boat Festival

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power long, narrow boats, their prows mounted with ferocious dragon heads, through the water, to the frenzied, rhythmic beating of drums

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power long, narrow boats, their prows mounted with ferocious dragon heads, through the water, to the frenzied, rhythmic beating of drums

29 Jul 2019 - 6:32PM
Godzilla: evolution of a monster

Sixty-five years after Godzilla first stomped onto our screens in the 1954 Japanese film, the radioactive monster is back again.

Sixty-five years after Godzilla first stomped onto our screens in the 1954 Japanese film, the radioactive monster is back again.

29 May 2019 - 5:32PM
Dragon Boat Festival: how an ancient Chinese tradition became a global sport

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

7 Jun 2019 - 7:43AM
Why is 2019 the Year of the Pig? How the Chinese zodiac’s 12 animals were chosen

According to legend, the heavenly Jade Emperor wanted to segment time into cycles of 12 years with an earthly animal guarding each cycle.

According to legend, the heavenly Jade Emperor wanted to segment time into cycles of 12 years with an earthly animal guarding each cycle.

20 Jan 2020 - 5:44PM
Chinese zodiac 2019: All you need to know about the year of the pig

Pigs loom large in Chinese culture so it is little wonder that the character for pig, an animal central to traditional village life, is written nestled inside the character for home

Pigs loom large in Chinese culture so it is little wonder that the character for pig, an animal central to traditional village life, is written nestled inside the character for home

20 Jan 2020 - 5:44PM
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GRAPHICS: Bangkok shrine bombing kills at least 21 people, injuring more than 120

The deadly explosion that ripped through Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine in a busy tourist area on Monday constituted a rare attack of that scale. Elsewhere in Thailand, however, the violence has been more palpable, with a sequence of bombings attributed to various groups over the past four years and many of the attacks occurring in the country’s restive south.

The deadly explosion that ripped through Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine in a busy tourist area on Monday constituted a rare attack of that scale. Elsewhere in Thailand, however, the violence has been more palpable, with a sequence of bombings attributed to various groups over the past four years and many of the attacks occurring in the country’s restive south.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The legend of Deng Xiaoping

Deng's legacy of pragmatic reform through dialogue and engagement reverberates today.

Deng's legacy of pragmatic reform through dialogue and engagement reverberates today.

30 Oct 2014 - 10:36AM