Kevin Lo is a Montreal-based graphic designer whose work is grounded in a social understanding of the role of design, emphasizing collaboration and community building, critical research, cultural engagement and typographic craft. He creates images that empower, engage, and oppose. His work has been widely published, exhibited and awarded, and he regularly presents on the intersections of design practice and grassroots activism.
Kevin is the founder of LOKi, a small, independent graphic design studio based in Montréal. He has previously worked as art director at SSENSE, Nolin BBDO, Cossette, Bluesponge and Sid Lee, and currently teaches in the department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University.
As a community organiser and activist, he is engaged on multiple levels within cultural organisations in Montréal and beyond. He is a founding member of the Howl Arts Collective, a member of Artivistic, a board member of Archive Montreal and a long-standing jury member with Memefest. He actively participates in and contributes to local social justice struggles.
Kevin holds an MA from the London College of Printing and a Graduate Certificate Degree and BFA in Design Art from Concordia University. He tweets as @lokidesign.