Herr Pong Berlin
Herr PONG Berlin - Original Leather Bags and Accessories.
“Since I have moved to Berlin, where ever I go, to meet people, by post, by phone call, they call me Herr Pong. This is my identity in this city.” - Berlin based Bags and Accessories Designer – Jay Pong.
Jay is always passionate about fashion-related product design. After graduating in 2011, he immediately began to work for an Italian leather goods brand Giorgio Fedon 1919 as a Bags and Accessories Designer in Hong Kong. His main duties were Product Design and Product Development for Asia region. Besides creating design drawings, he had to daily telecommunicate between the Italian office, Hong Kong office, Sales Managers and regularly travel to their House Factory/ Material Suppliers in China for the prototypes. During his time in Giorgio Fedon 1919, he has done 2 Men’s bags and accessories collections for the brand, as well as a small computer bags collection and iPhone cases collections for Official Apple Store Asia Pacific region.
After two years working for the Italian brand, Jay decided to move on with his career, he resigned and relocated in Berlin, Germany. He started to work in a local leather bag studio – Anke Runge Berlin (Jan 2014) as an leather crafts apprentice for 8 months, in order to learn how to design and handcraft high-end leather bags and small leather goods from scratch to finish, including creating patterns, using leather skiving machine and industrial sewing machine. And since September 2014 he’s working in the same studio. He is daily designing new leather bags collection(m/f) as well as assisting the company in any design matters including graphic design, product photography and designing the new online shop.
At the end of 2015, Jay has started to produce his own collections with the name *Herr PONG Berlin .