Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer HAN LIU ("HL") 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.
HL : I finished my bachelor's degree in the industrial design area, but I put a lot of time into the visual design and engineering field too. Then I finished my master's degree in computer engineering, to improve the mind of design.
HL : Although I am focusing on my PhD research in the engineering area, becoming a combination designer is still my unchangeable dream.
HL : I choose to become a designer.
HL : Industrial product and visual design are my areas. I am always focusing on combination designs.
HL : Keep learning and do not give up ever.
HL : Well, a good designer could provide a satisfying design for their clients. But a great designer could make their clients following the designer’s method.
HL : The combination of aesthetics and functions could be a practical approach to evaluate a design.
HL : Good designs change your lifestyle and bring a positive effect on the mood to us.
HL : I prefer the new-tech engineering product such as turbo engine of transportation, which is related to my current PhD research.
HL : Space transportation product.
HL : Based on my PhD research, the new design method is the unique approach of combination.
HL : Antoni Gaudí
HL : My favourite designs are Chinese antiques designed and made by artists thousands of years ago.
HL : The new generation turbo engine product, TREx. In this project, the fluid dynamics and mathematic were utilized in the profile design and so on.
HL : I always trying to rich the integration of knowledge, keep the perseverance to success, perseverance, and determinate to face and overcome difficulties.
HL : I think maybe I am learning how to become a designer.
HL : Design is an irreplaceable approach to improve the quality of lifestyle. It drives people to a place where we can enjoy the combination of art and science.
HL : My teachers and supervisors.
HL : I think the more significant points are: the integration of knowledge, the courage to cross boundaries, the perseverance to success, perseverance, and determination to face and overcome difficulties.
HL : The design logic and research ability.
HL : The reasonable combination of science and art could be considered more during the whole design process.
HL : A new micro engine used in UAV.
HL : To make every little piece of our life interesting.
HL : A new possibility to find new happiness.
HL : For me, design makes a positive atmosphere for society, bring healthy and optimistic waves to people, and discover more possibilities for the future.
HL : I am focusing on my PhD research nowadays.
HL : The TREx. Because the new environment-friendly turbo engine opened my mind of design methods.
HL : I hope there will be more outstanding combination design methods are used in product design.
HL : Multicultural integration, multidisciplinary integration, and multidimensional development will be conjectures for future design. I think that more design fields, such as those related to animal psychological research, maybe endless.
HL : Generally, from 3 months to 1 year.
HL : Next year and I plan to start it in the UK.
HL : Special but nice.
HL : Yes.
HL : I always try to find a bridge between beauty and technology.
HL : The tools include some computer aid design, like UG NX, Metlab, Photoshop, and ANSYS.
HL : The role of the colour, materials and ambient in a design should relate to the function and the customer.
HL : My combination methods.
HL : It was 2018 and I saw the new environment-friendly engine product from The University of Birmingham in the UK.
HL : Co-design is the best way in the future product and art design.
HL : The supervisor of my PhD research.
HL : The Science of Art
HL : To develop my skills, I try to take part in science and art research projects.
HL : I want to meet professor Martin Kemp and talk about the science of art with him.
HL : The first prize made my day. But the awards bring me new challenges too.
HL : White is my favourite colour. I love Florence best. Chinese food is my taste. I like the summer and autumn.
HL : A research about the relationship between calculus and art.
HL : Art makes my day, always.
HL : No, I do not think so.
HL : I think more and more trends will be produced. There is one thing I can see, which is people can not live without design. Design is a sort of art and designer could not be replaced by the computer, even AI.
HL : No thanks.
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