LEGENDARY INTERVIEW

Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Sunkiss Design Team ("SDT") 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.

DL: Could you please tell us a bit about your design background and education?

SDT : Bachelor degree, engaged in design industry for more than 20 years.

DL: What motivates you to design in general, why did you become a designer?

SDT : Hobby.

DL: Did you choose to become a designer, or you were forced to become one?

SDT : Active choice.

DL: What do you design, what type of designs do you wish to design more of?

SDT : Yes, try many things.

DL: What should young designers do to become a design legend like you?

SDT : Find your own position and realize your own value.

DL: What distinguishes between a good designer and a great designer?

SDT : Whether we can deepen our positioning.

DL: What makes a good design a really good design, how do you evaluate good design?

SDT : Let design have strong emotional communication ability.

DL: What is the value of good design? Why should everyone invest in good design?

SDT : Good design can make people moved and feel the unique cultural value.

DL: What would you design and who would you design for if you had the time?

SDT : Designed for the promotion of Chinese culture.

DL: What is your secret recipe of success in design, what is your secret ingredient?

SDT : Find the source of things.

DL: Who are some other design masters and legends you get inspired from?

SDT : Yes, many masters at home and abroad have given great inspiration.

DL: What are your favorite designs by other designers, why do you like them?

SDT : Distinctive style.

DL: What is your greatest design, which aspects of that design makes you think it is great?

SDT : The emotional elements are integrated to make the design better.

DL: How could people improve themselves to be better designers, what did you do?

SDT : Watch life more.

DL: If you hadn’t become a designer, what would you have done?

SDT : Appreciate and learn more excellent works and cases.

DL: How do you define design, what is design for you?

SDT : A great career to change people's life style and promote the development of human civilization.

DL: Who helped you to reach these heights, who was your biggest supporter?

SDT : Family is the biggest supporter.

DL: What helped you to become a great designer?

SDT : Reading.

DL: What were the obstacles you faced before becoming a design master?

SDT : Find your own unique position.

DL: How do you think designers should present their work?

SDT : Show the representative works that fit the positioning.

DL: What’s your next design project, what should we expect from you in future?

SDT : Combine Chinese characters with chocolate food.

DL: What’s your ultimate goal as a designer?

SDT : Become the representative of Chinese cultural design.

DL: What people expect from an esteemed designer such as yourself?

SDT : Enhance the world influence of Chinese brands.

DL: How does design help create a better society?

SDT : Help people live a better life with design.

DL: What are you currently working on that you are especially excited about?

SDT : Designed for Chinese culture.

DL: Which design projects gave you the most satisfaction, why?

SDT : Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Resources Snow, Ningxia red and other projects.

DL: What would you like to see changed in design industry in the coming years?

SDT : I hope to see Chinese culture bloom.

DL: Where do you think the design field is headed next?

SDT : More diversified and more open, Chinese style design will occupy a more important position.

DL: How long does it take you to finalize a design project?

SDT : According to the size of the project, the general project needs 2-3 months.

DL: When you have a new design project, where do you start?

SDT : Product and consumer research.

DL: What is your life motto as a designer?

SDT : If something is to continue to shine, it must absorb its essence, otherwise it is only a fleeting trend. Don't forget to start, a lasting work must have roots.

DL: Do you think design sets the trends or trends set the designs?

SDT : Trends determine design.

DL: What is the role of technology when you design?

SDT : Technology is used to implement ideas.

DL: What kind of design software and equipment do you use in your work?

SDT : Adobe Illustrator,Adobe Photoshop,CorelDRAW;Apple computer。

DL: What is the role of the color, materials and ambient in design?

SDT : Better performance design renderings.

DL: What do you wish people to ask about your design?

SDT : I hope to put forward suggestions for improvement.

DL: When you see a new great design or product what comes into your mind?

SDT : Think about the essence of expression through the surface of the work.

DL: Who is your ideal design partner? Do you believe in co-design?

SDT : Trust my team.

DL: Which people you interacted had the most influence on your design?

SDT : With customers, collectors, writers, they all have a positive impact.

DL: Which books you read had the most effect on your design?

SDT : Design, history and collection.

DL: How did you develop your skills as a master designer?

SDT : Improve yourself by learning.

DL: Irrelative of time and space, who you would want to meet, talk and discuss with?

SDT : Confucius in China.

DL: How do you feel about all the awards and recognition you had, is it hard to be famous?

SDT : It's a phased reward for effort.

DL: What is your favorite color, place, food, season, thing and brand?

SDT : A wide range of interests.

DL: What makes your day great as a designer, how do you motivate yourself?

SDT : Reading and thinking.

DL: When you were a little child, was it obvious that you would become a great designer?

SDT : No, it isn't. It's the result of effort.

DL: What do you think about future; what do you see will happen in thousand years from now?

SDT : Small deposits flow into rivers.

DL: Please tell us anything you wish your fans to know about you, your design and anything else?

SDT : Nothing.

LEGENDARY DESIGNER

FAMOUS DESIGNER, BRAND MARKETING EXPERT, COLLECTOR OF EPIGRAPHY TABLETS. FOR 28 YEARS, HIS WORKS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN SHENZHEN DESIGN YEARBOOK, PACKAGING AND DESIGN, INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL MEDIA MAGAZINES. HE HAS WON THE BEST CREATIVE AWARD IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN YEARBOOK FOR MANY TIMES. BE GOOD AT BLENDING ORIENTAL CULTURE AND WESTERN AESTHETICS, AND GUIDE CREATIVITY FROM THE HEIGHT OF BRAND STRATEGY.


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