Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer 33 and Branding ("3AB") 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?

3AB : When I was a child, the age of material shortage in the village made me prefer to do one thing and make different changes to make it more suitable and beautiful. Different collocations realize a lot of possibilities, and also let me get a lot of happiness. When I was older, I met my painting teacher. He expressed what I wanted to design in the way of painting. Naturally, I entered the art college and systematically learned about art design. After graduation, I became a designer.

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

3AB : Curiosity makes me design and explore. The trend of interest made me a designer.

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

3AB : I choose to be a designer.

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

3AB : More design related to design experience.

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

3AB : Always be curious and creative.

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

3AB : Good designers must solve problems for customers, and great designers should shoulder more social responsibilities, not only to do it by themselves, but also to guide people in a good direction, such as protecting my environment, cherishing water resources, sorting garbage, etc.

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

3AB : Good design becomes a really good design, which can not only solve the existing problems of the enterprise, but also benefit the long-term development of the enterprise and lead the direction in the design industry.

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

3AB : 好的世界创造更高的价值,

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

3AB : There are no public welfare projects designed for social responsibility.

DL: What is the dream project you haven’t yet had time to realize?

3AB : Social welfare.

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

3AB : There is no secret to design.

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

3AB : Jobs

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

3AB : Illustration design. Cool.

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

3AB : Packaging design is the most direct media facing consumers.

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

3AB : Improve their own advantages and make up for their own shortcomings.

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

3AB : Never thought about it.

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

3AB : New combinations of known things are given different meanings and connotations.

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

3AB : My team.

DL: What helped you to become a great designer?

3AB : Patience and hard work.

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

3AB : communicate.

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

3AB : Now there are many display platforms. The premise is to design a good design as much as possible.

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

3AB : Commercial projects. Cross border new ideas.

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

3AB : Use design to create something meaningful to design.

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

3AB : Continuous design works.

DL: How does design help create a better society?

3AB : First of all, while creating beauty, design should not be carried out on the premise of more damage.

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

3AB : A multimedia experience space. I'm excited to be able to use more design energy.

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

3AB : Can solve customer problems and bring better design experience.

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

3AB : better and better.

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

3AB : Dynamic experience oriented design ideas.

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

3AB : 1-3 months

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

3AB : Find the core demand points.

DL: What is your life motto as a designer?

3AB : design for good.

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

3AB : Design decision trend.

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

3AB : Support the creative point of design.

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

3AB : Ps、Ai、C4d

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

3AB : Harmonious coexistence.

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

3AB : What is the starting point of design.

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

3AB : His original design.

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

3AB : Illustrator, animator. Believe it.

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

3AB : Leaders in different industries.

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

3AB : Art history.

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

3AB : Learn more, see more, do more, speak more

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

3AB : Jobs

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

3AB : The award is a constant affirmation of one's professional ability.

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

3AB : White, balcony, apple, autumn, handmade, Nike

DL: Please tell us a little memoir, a funny thing you had experienced as a designer?

3AB : Children like to participate in self-made devices.

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

3AB : Customer's approval and pay enough design fee, find out relevant information and sort it out.

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

3AB : can't.

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

3AB : Future to future. Just do it now.

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

3AB : Please contact me if you needwill@33andbranding.com



Bionyalux Skin Care Package

Bionyalux Skin Care Package by 33 and Branding

Songhua River Rice Package

Songhua River Rice Package by 33 and Branding

Design Legends Logo

© 2020 Design Legends - All Rights Reserved

Design Legends platform highlights valuable insights from the best designers from across the globe; a great resource for all designers to learn, reflect and think about good design and how good design helps create value for the society.

Design Legends website was created by DesignPRWire and A' Design Award to promote truly great designers, outstanding architects and inspirational artists that contribute to the development and advancement of society with their outstanding works.