Frank Chou Design Studio which 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. The founder Frank Chou was born in Beijing where the traditional and the contemporary era were alternating rapidly. And he came with interesting and creative things, including design, art, music and film etc. Leaded by him, Frank Chou Design Studio tries to balance aesthetic differences between East and West through an unique perspective, and to find the Chinese modern design expression which is also synchronizing with the international design.
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. The representative design works of him including but not limited to : Ping Screen which won「Salone del Mobile SaloneSatellite Award」, Fan Chair which became the first Chinese design served ast the London「100% design」invitation main visual，Bold Armchair design for HC28 brand which was nominated by「NYC × DESIGN Awards」and also invited by SaloneSatellite to attend its 20th anniversary show.
Frank Chou Design Studio has collaborated with renowned design brands around the world. In recent years, the studio has attracted much attention in the design field all over the world and it is familiar with many international design exhibitions, for instance, Salone del Mobile, London 100% Design, FIAC, Milan Design Week, Beijing Design Week, Macao International Design Show etc.
The founder Frank Chou was nominated for the "Designer of the Year" by industry organizations and well-known media at home and abroad, such as ELLE DECO EDIDA - Young Design Talent of The Year, China International Furniture Fair - Best Designer of The Year etc. 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 gets professional design & art media attention around world, like WALLPAPER、ELLE DECO、AD、 ICON、IDEAT、INTERNI、VOGUE etc. With the background of making an innovation between the East and the West, using the power of design to change and promote Chinese industry, the founder Frank Chou, also as one representative Chinese designer has been receiving attention from top economic media such as CNN、FORBES、FINANCIAL TIMES.
DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY IN CHINA
Responsible Design is the principle of Frank Chou Design Studio. Nowadays China is getting more prosperous, but in spirit, its a developing economy still. As designer, we have tiny power, but strong responsibility to lead, teach and fight for the right and better thing future. For design itself, it needs to contain more responsibilities and more meanings to think and balance. Frank Chou Design Studio focuses on the direction of "industrial upgrading" and "design education popularization" in China, transmits its own design responsibility and concept through design forums, cultural exchanges, exhibition planning and other means. In recent years, the founder Frank Chou curated such as Creation of Creators 「COC」and JD Design+ Exhibition, participated in Italian Design Day, international design cultural exchange forums etc.
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