David Lai

David is the CEO and creative director of Hello Design. He co-founded Hello with the simple goal of creating quality work for diverse clients. With over 15 years of experience, David provides strategic and creative leadership for the agency. Clients include Herman Miller, Tillamook, Nike, simplehuman, MoMA, Toyota, Sony and TaylorMade Golf. 

Prior to Hello, David worked at award-winning interactive agencies, Studio Archetype and cow. A graduate of Cornell University and Andover, David has won numerous awards and recognition for his work, including a Cannes Cyber Lion, Webby, One Show Pencil and Flash Film Festival Arrows. His designs have also been featured in Communication Arts, I.D., HOW, Print and Graphis, among other publications.

David has taught at the Art Center College of Design and was on the advisory board of AIGA Los Angeles. 

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