About US

Frank Chou Design Studio which was founded by Frank Chou now has become the most representative independent design studio in China. The studio captures the essence of material and object and creates elegant and long-lasting design pieces. Leaded by Frank Chou, the studio tries to balance aesthetic differences between the East and West through an unique perspective, and to find the Chinese modern design expression which is also synchronizing with the international design.

The founder and creative director Frank Chou was born in Beijing where the traditional and contemporary era were alternating rapidly, and he came with interesting and creative things, including design, art, music and film. As a representative and independent designer, Frank Chou 's works are related to furniture design, product design, and limited art design, etc. With the accumulation of work experience in European, the maturity of design cognition and every design piece by him can express the pursuit of freedom of design and needs of macro-design thinking in order to achieve a balance among the business, manufacturing, marketing and aesthetic considerations.

Frank Chou has collaborated with renowned design brands around the world both as a designer and a strategic consultant. In recent years, he has attracted much attention in the design field all over the world and he is familiar with many international design exhibitions. Frank Chou was nominated for the "Designer of the Year" by industry organizations and well-known media at home and abroad. During the 2016 Milan Design Week, Frank Chou became the first Chinese designer who won the prize for "SaloneSatellite Special Mention Design Award" awarded by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Italy.

Frank Chou Design Studio已成为中国最具有代表性的独立产品设计工作室。创始人及创意总监周宸宸(Frank Chou)出生于传统与当代迅速交替的北京,天生对具有创造力的事物感兴趣,包括设计、艺术、音乐与电影。随着欧洲工作经历的不断积累、设计认知的逐渐成熟,他不断捕捉材料与事物的本质,创造优雅且具有时间感的作品。除此之外,周宸宸尝试通过独特而客观的视角,平衡东西方之间的差异,努力寻找属于中国现代且与世界同步的设计表达方式。

作为产业独立设计师的代表,周宸宸的作品涉及家具产品、限量设计艺术品等。在宏观设计思维体系下,他的每一件作品都与产业、制造业、商业及市场相融合,表达着对当下社会形态的思考、对设计自由的追求,为中国设计现代化进程助力。凭借专注在产品设计产业的垂直探索,他成为HC28QM曲美家居、梵几、ACF HOMETIANDIILPO等国内外众多著名品牌的合作设计师及战略顾问。

近年来,周宸宸在国内外设计艺术界中备受关注。他是Milan Design Week米兰设计周、London Design Week伦敦设计周、100%Design设计展、Beijing Design Week北京国际设计周等行业重要展览活动上的常客,并屡获由国际产业机构、专业媒体评选的“年度设计师”称号。在2016年米兰设计周期间,周宸宸成为首个由意大利总理马泰奥·伦齐Matteo Renzi亲授“米兰国际家具展SaloneSatellite Special Mention”设计奖的中国设计师。

The Team

Founder & Creative Director:  Frank Chou
Operation Director:  Sally Zhao
General Manager:  Lance Chang
Design Supervisor:  Dylan Lee
Designer:  Marilyn Rong
Operation Assistant:  Jane Zheng
Marketing Assistant:  Maud Kuo
Photographer:  Ashley Young
Senior Counsellor:  Marcello Bennati
Interior Design Counsellor:  Kelly Lau