More Valuable Design
More Valuable Design
If there is some power which can make the Internet industries and traditional industries approach each other and join hands to create more imaginative sparks, this power should be design
CIGA Design is positioned as a Chinese original designer wristwatch brand. CIGA Design relies on the inherent advantages of the perfect clock and watch industry chain in Shenzhen, as well as focuses on the R & D and design of fashion wristwatches
ZHANG Jianmin | Founder of CIGA Design
ZHANG Jianmin has worked for Beijing Olympic Games, Shanghai World Expo and Shenzhen Universiade. His works cover lots of fields, such as architecture, graphic design and products. With the drive of the passion for wristwatch, ZHANG Jianmin established his own designer wristwatch brand CIGA Design after involving in the relevant industries for 26 years. He always adheres to original innovation and interprets the ultimate craftsmanship spirit with his unique design language. CIGA Design has become the brand who won the most awards in German Red Dot in the field of wristwatch in China, since its establishment. It is also the winner of the Best of Best Award in the German Red Dot and Gold Award of German iF Product Design. In 2019, it will be shortlisted in the Grand Prixd'Horlogerie de Genève, realizing the breakthrough of zero brand in China.
Michael Young was born in Sunderland which is the industrial city located in the southeast part of England in 1966 and graduated from Kingston University which locates in the southeast part of Britain in 1992. In the following year, he founded Michael Young Studio, which aims to provide unique and high-quality design services for markets ranging from interior design to technology.
In the past 20 years, Michael Young has become one of the leading international figures in this field. The unique temperament of his works stems from his continuous exploration of types and habits, combined with his inner passion for technology to find new methods to reinterpret space. Because of his unparalleled ability to create a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere, his design has been imitated all over the world. The Studio has established a diversified network of relationships and produced works for clients all over the world. Michael Young was soon admired by customers, and organizations and institutions such as the Conran Shop, the top furniture store in Britain, and the Pompidou Museum are urgent for his works.
Anders Ellegaard (Denmark)
Holscher Design is a diversified team of designers, which has a deep precipitation and has accumulated abundant experience in the field of architecture. We are committed to creating iconic Nordic style design works, which are sincere, pleasant, practical and simple. In addition, when we design products, we usually carry out the overall design in the form of product family. During this period, we will fully take into account the customer needs and the innovation and limit of industry technologies. All of these are the cornerstones for our innovative product design: sometimes excellent, always the best!
We understand that as for design, everyone has their own unique style and opinions. Therefore, through the design process with the equal rights, we give full play to the style and concept of all designers, in order to break through the industry pattern and thinking bottleneck, and seek the optimal design scheme. Our attitude towards design not only focuses on customers' needs, but also includes all the details that customers are not aware of, such as the effect that different materials can present, the impact of these materials on production, product stability and the highest quality requirements that can be achieved.
Professor Ron Nabarro (Israeli)
· Industrial designers, design strategists, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers.
· Professor Ron Nabarro is recognized as the thought leader of integrating people friendly space design and innovation into business.
· He played a leading role in the emergence of national friendly space design and national friendly space design education.
He has been working in design since 1970. So far, he has designed more than 850 products for lots of industries. He served as the executive director of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) which is now the World Design Organization (WDO), from 1999 to 2003. He has acted the executive director of the International Design Thinking Institute (ISDT) since 2018. He has won the 2009 World Science and Technology Network Design Award in recognition of his long-term contribution in the field of elderly design.
Professor Nabarro has won 24 national and international design awards. He is one of the members of the judging panel of lots of famous design competitions, including WTN, Red Dot, Red Dot Concept and other international awards.
Professor Nabarro teaches the contents in terms of the design strategy, design thinking, entrepreneurship and space design for all. He often gives keynote speeches at conferences and addresses speeches on the TED International Conferences.
It is the co-founder of Agriculture Co., Ltd., a company specializing in people friendly space design and strategic design.
Paul Cohen (Australian)
Paul Cohen was born in Queensland, Australia in 1962. He studied industrial design at the University of Adelaide in 1985 and was immediately invited to a famous design consulting company in Sydney, where he has been working ever since.
Paul has been living by the sea, and has ever took part in the state windsurfing competition. The tranquility of the sea generate the influence on his design.
In more than 35 years of his career, Paul is probably best known for his innovative and elegant products designed for Canon, Electrolux, Australia's Braille group, Johnson & Johnson, Russia's Bock and Italy's Alite. His 1993 Yongbei Sports Equipment Flashlight was listed in the Smithsonian Institution.
He is one of the most award-winning industrial designers in Australia, with wining more than 50 international awards, including: International Design Excellence Awards, G-Mark, Germany iF Design Award, Red Dot Design Award and Champion of Australian Design Award.