Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Xiaokai Li ("XL") 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.
XL : I graduated from Jiamusi University, China, majoring in interior design. Now I am the founder and creative director of Hangzhou Wuxiang Space Design, and the founder and creative director of OBJECT SYSTEM brand.
XL : The belief that design can make the world a better place.
XL : I chose to be a designer because it suits this profession.
XL : There are no restrictions on furniture, products, space, architecture.
XL : Young people need to have faith, enthusiasm, and great commitment.
XL : Good designers only care about the product itself, and good designers not only care about the product, but also care about human, social and environmental issues.
XL : Good design comes with logic, look at the standard of the design product itself.
XL : Good design will make improvements to human and social environmental issues, and good design has predictability for the future. Investing in good design is investing in the future.
XL : Design an art gallery for yourself.
XL : Design of lamps.
XL : Daily thinking, reading, traveling.
XL : Designers and artists of the Bauhaus period.
XL : Chairs and buildings, because they are the most frequent things that come into contact with people.
XL : The design of the chair, the design of the chair can have its own logical composition.
XL : I spend a lot of time to experience the surrounding things, thinking and studying how they are composed.
XL : Scientist because I like research work.
XL : Design is a kind of revelation. The designer uses a unique eye to discover the original things and logic.
XL : My family, friends and career leaders.
XL : The quiet personality allows me to do research better.
XL : There are many practical problems, and the idea is that the idea cannot be implemented.
XL : Good design comes with language.
XL : Wooden structure products can be displayed through basic design principles.
XL : To discover and reveal things, to show more beautiful things.
XL : Can improve people's lives, social and environmental issues.
XL : Design is an enlightenment that makes people understand the fun and beauty of life.
XL : The wooden-structured stool takes a new form.
XL : Each work will have satisfaction. Because each item appears with a different place.
XL : I hope the design can be more diverse and that people from different fields can participate.
XL : Design crosses boundaries, and designers can participate in more other fields.
XL : Different projects have different lengths of time, some take a few days, some take a few months.
XL : Inspiration or logic.
XL : The existence of every thing has its own internal mechanism, and we need to reveal it.
XL : Good design determines trends.
XL : Tools to realize works.
XL : Mainly 3DMAX, CAD, Photoshop.
XL : Inspiring the human sensory system, colors, materials and environment are the constituent elements of different divisions.
XL : Hope people can find the answer by themselves.
XL : What is his design principle.
XL : Different types of people need to work together.
XL : Family and friends who make art.
XL : "The Human Situation"
XL : Experience, read, think.
XL : Martin Heidegger
XL : Winning a prize can test your thinking during this time, nothing more.
XL : Gray-green, Xiamen, China, seafood, autumn, chair, physical system.
XL : Go to the ancient Chinese garden to see many interesting scenes.
XL : Designers can better experience the surrounding things.
XL : When I was young, I just wanted to be an inventor.
XL : In the contemporary era, people actually pay more and more attention to themselves. I hope that in the future, people will think more about the relationship between people and the environment and the relationship between people and the universe.
XL : The method of design, the logic of product establishment.
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