Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer noel to ("NT") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
NT : BA(Hons) in interior design & Master of Arch.
NT : I'd like to left my "stamp" in the market.
NT : I choose to become a designer.
NT : Art installation.
NT : Need to work independence & responsibilities.
NT : How to present/deliver the story/message behind the project.
NT : Use comfortable & the message can develivere to user in good way.
NT : People like to improve the quality of life through the good design of the product.
NT : A relaxing space for myself.
NT : Many. e.g: art museum, school, renovation of heritage building...etc.
NT : Use the eye, ear & link with the mindset in a good combination.
NT : Jaime hayon, Thomas heatherwick
NT : Jaime hayon, Thomas heatherwick. There has a strong character in their project. Also, good message delivers to the people.
NT : The Parkland hotel, we can achieve the super low budget & keep the idea we like to present. Also, the market effect is good. Refer to client's information.
NT : Keep listen & learn from different people, even the people are younger than us a lot / other industries. Is need to keep open our mind to try the "new thing"
NT : Reporter
NT : The design is a tool/skill to present the story of delivering the message to people.
NT : Our teammates.
NT : Our teammates.
NT : Keep our style success in the market.
NT : A good image / even a sketch.
NT : We currently working on some hotel projects. We expect some project can be related to more art installation.
NT : Deliver the message to people successfully & left the personalities stamp on the market for a long time.
NT : A good design can improve the living standard & create the quality of life.
NT : A hotel project, need to work with some local artist. How to merge their artwork with our design.
NT : the 7-paperholic exhibition. We can deliver the culture message to the people successfully, also present the old element in a new way, this is a really interesting project.
NT : It will be using a lot of computer technology (e.g. 3d printing / CNC machine...etc). Also, the "green" element is important as well.
NT : Computer technology & green idea.
NT : It depends on the scale of the project, normally ard 3 years for a hotel project. we major working on the hotel project.
NT : Keep to have a lot of communication with the client first, need to understand the background & design clearly.
NT : Enjoy the "painful" of the creation.
NT : Not really.
NT : Need to know clearly the background, make sure what we need to design/ want to design, after that, keep research a lot of information along with the idea and make development. (e.g. work on some study model in computer/sketch)
NT : AutoCAD, 3ds Max, SketchUp, Pen/pencil and sketchbook.
NT : We like to use natural color, e.g. wood material/marble. It will easy to make people feeling more comfortable.
NT : We hope that they ask about the idea before we create, how is the story behind.
NT : I will think "can I do this?" after that will like to know the story behind.
NT : My current team pretty matches with me, we already working in co-design.
NT : Some artist we worked before, he calls "Prodip Leung" he is a great artist (Illustrator) in Hongkong. which we learn a lot from him.
NT : No
NT : Keep learning during work with different people. Do not just focus on keyboard & mouse, keep picking up the pen/pencil.
NT : JB Straubel
NT : Yes, it had to be famous, if without enthusiasm for thinking.
NT : Color to be black & white, like the cities in Europe (Italy), because there have a strong history of background & appearing the maintenance of this culture. Food should pizza. "Thing" I will say culture. About band......."Officine Panerai"
NT : Sometimes client's will reject the ideas, but the idea was announced by their previous decision making. But they will ask us, who make the decision, we answered this is an embarrassing question.
NT : Keep learning & practice, do not just seating on the desk.
NT : My mom always yelling and asking why I always daydreaming.....maybe this is one of thing can be obvious.
NT : After thousand years........human maybe loss the basic instinct, become A.I. person.
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