Phong Phan

Partner at HEAVY™

Resume and contact details

Phong Thanh Phan is a Danish full-stack designer, design director and educator based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Phong’s multidisciplinary approach to design is rooted in strong conceptual ideas combined with Scandinavian simplicity.

In 2015 he founded the Brand and Design studio HEAVY™.

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. He has also worked as a guest lecturer in design at the Scandinavian Design College.


Curriculum Vitae

2015 – Present
Copenhagen, Denmark
– 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
Phong Phan
Copenhagen, Denmark
– 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
Copenhagen, Denmark
– Designer
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
Campbell Hay
London, United Kingdom
– Designer
Clients: Gemfields, Hershesons, Hatton Real Estate
2011 - 2012
Scandinavian Design College
Randers, Denmark
– 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.

Young Creative Circle 2016
Design: Shortlist
Cannes Lions 2015: Young Lions Competition Participation
Representing Denmark in the "Design"-category
Creative Circle 2015
Corporate Identity: Shortlist
Young Creative Circle 2015
Design: Shortlist
Creative Circle 2014
Product Print: Shortlist
Young Creative Circle 2014
Design: 2x Shortlist
Behance Student Showdown
2011, Honorable Mention Award
Sandu Publishing
Scandinavian Graphic Design
Sandu Publishing
Top Graphic Design Series: Brochure & Layout
Hightone Books
Packaging Structure


2010 - 2013
School of Visual Communication
Haderslev, Denmark
BA Graphic Communication
2009 - 2010
Scandinavian Design College
Randers, Denmark
Foundation year in Graphic Design