Chinese-Canadian Kevin Li holds up three Mission: Red Pocket envelopes and his daughter Ava in Vancouver. He asked three designers to make Lunar New Year greetings fun and easy to learn through modern lai see designs. Photo: Kevin Li
Chinese-Canadian Kevin Li holds up three Mission: Red Pocket envelopes and his daughter Ava in Vancouver. He asked three designers to make Lunar New Year greetings fun and easy to learn through modern lai see designs. Photo: Kevin Li

Red envelopes for Lunar New Year lucky money redesigned for people who can’t read Chinese by artists in Canada so they are easy to understand

  • A Vancouver-based Chinese-Canadian decided to make lai see – red paper envelopes for ‘lucky money’ – easier to understand for those who can’t read Chinese
  • Mission: Red Pocket creator Kevin Li asked three designers to make Lunar New Year greetings fun and easy to learn through fresh, modern lai see envelope designs

Chinese-Canadian Kevin Li holds up three Mission: Red Pocket envelopes and his daughter Ava in Vancouver. He asked three designers to make Lunar New Year greetings fun and easy to learn through modern lai see designs. Photo: Kevin Li
Chinese-Canadian Kevin Li holds up three Mission: Red Pocket envelopes and his daughter Ava in Vancouver. He asked three designers to make Lunar New Year greetings fun and easy to learn through modern lai see designs. Photo: Kevin Li
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