Interview with designer Yan Zhao (YZ), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design 3 Faces Three Operating-Surfaces Cutting-Board.

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Interview with Yan Zhao at Sunday 15th of March 2015: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
YZ : Simple form´╝îMultifunction´╝îEasy to use

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
YZ : Easy to use, Makes people want to have it

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
YZ : Looking for Investors, transforming it as a commodity

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
YZ : About a year.

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
YZ : When I cook, I find some problems. So I design it.

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
YZ : I plan to sell the production rights.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
YZ : My design team give me many suggestions.

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
YZ : Everybody.

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
YZ : With a new structure to solve the problem.

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
YZ : The name is to highlight product's features.

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
YZ : Computer-aided design software

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
YZ : The new structure.

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
YZ : I want to work with technical people.

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
YZ : How to realize the structure of my concept.

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
YZ : Discuss design with my design team