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Europe’s great car­ni­val tra­di­tion arrives in Asia

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Michael Den­mark is well known for tak­ing risks. His lat­est project to roll­out of MDME is The Great Euro­pean Car­ni­val (TGEC), cre­ated in part­ner­ship with some of the great­est names in the car­ni­val busi­ness around the world. New Work Media (NWM) were appointed last Decem­ber to pub­lish TGECs cor­po­rate lit­er­a­ture aimed at senior gov­ern­ment offi­cials and cor­po­rate part­ners from across Asia Pacific.


TGECs pub­li­ca­tion is writ­ten, trans­lated (tra­di­tional and sim­pli­fied Chi­nese) and designed by NWM with with pho­tog­ra­phy by Chris Lusher and Mor­gan Ommer. Print­ing is by Asia One in Hong Kong.


TGECs Key media cov­er­age facts and figures:

19 fea­tures on television

211 fea­tures in print

243 fea­tures online

32,000 likes on Facebook

550,000 web­site page views

1,100,000 reach on Facebook

25,000,000 HK$ value delivered

Brought together by a col­lec­tion of world-​class pro­fes­sion­als to ensure the Europe’s great car­ni­val tra­di­tion can now delight mil­lions across Asia Pacific.



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Gra­ham comes from a design and film mak­ing back­ground hav­ing won awards for both cre­ative dis­ci­plines. Gra­ham has been a prac­tic­ing designer for 24 years, fif­teen of which are in Hong Kong. His early career included work­ing in the design stu­dio for Fac­tory Records in Man­ches­ter UK. Most recently, he was a Design Man­ager at Li and Fung.

Gra­ham has a Bach­e­lor of Arts degree from the Lon­don Col­lege of Print­ing and is a mem­ber of the Char­tered Soci­ety of Design­ers and the Inter­na­tional Soci­ety of Typo­graphic Design­ers and was over­all win­ner of this year’s Hong Kong Print Awards for Har­bour Times, the news­pa­per he owns with Andrew Work that focusses on Hong Kong gov­ern­ment, pol­i­tics and inter­na­tional affairs.

Gra­ham is a Direc­tor of Share a Hong Kong reg­is­tered char­ity focus­ing on young peo­ple from dis­ad­van­taged areas gain­ing social mobil­ity through intern­ships with large cor­po­ra­tions and Lib­erty Asia which pro­vides new solu­tions to change the way slav­ery and traf­fick­ing is addressed by lever­ag­ing tech­nol­ogy avail­able to the cor­po­rate sec­tor and pro­vid­ing it to NGOs

Gra­ham is the Chief Oper­at­ing Offi­cer of New Work Media