Phong Thanh Phan is a Danish full-stack designer, design director and educator living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Phong’s multidisciplinary approach to design is rooted in strong conceptual ideas combined with Scandinavian simplicity. This results in design that works fluently across new age media and makes clever use of technology.
In 2015 he founded the Brand and Design studio HEAVY™ with the ambition of offering heavy expertise in a lightweight setup. The studio helps organisations launch, evolve and reboot their brand. Hereby assisting in creating Brand Experiences for a new age.
Prior to this he has worked for agencies such as Campbell Hay (London)
and J. Walter Thompson (Copenhagen)
within the fields of brand design, digital design and brand strategy. Furthermore he has worked as a guest lecturer in design at the Scandinavian Design College
2015 – Present
– Partner and Co-Founder
HEAVY™ is a design studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We are creative partners that help organisations launch, evolve and change their brand.
2015 – 2016
– Independent Design Director
Collaborating with creative agencies on project based work.
Selected Agencies: Kontrapunkt, Bysted, Robert/Boisen & Like-minded
Mar 2013 - Jan 2015
J. Walter Thompson Copenhagen
Clients: Kræftens Bekæmpelse (Danish Cancer Society), DFDS, Hamleys Denmark, South Denmark Philharmonic, Forbrugerrådet Tænk (Danish Consumer Council), Earth Control / System Frugt, Storebælt, Shell Denmark, AIDS-fondet (Danish AIDS Foundation), Stop Hepatitis
Oct 2012 - Mar 2013
London, United Kingdom
Clients: Gemfields, Hershesons, Hatton Real Estate
2011 - 2012
Scandinavian Design College
– Visiting Guest Teacher
The Scandinavian Design College is Danish a preparatory school in Design & Architechture. They offer foundation courses in Architecture, Product Design, Fashion and Graphic Design.