Interview with KAI-HSUAN LIU at Saturday 18th of June 2016: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
KL : Actually, I just want to design is a museum, but I want to start from the mechanical watch. Because space and time is closely.
DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
KL : Translucency is very important.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
KL : Looking for a team or investor.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
KL : I spend maybe 1 year.
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
KL : I just want design mechanical watch, just follow my heart.
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?
KL : I hope investors can see this design, because this mechanical watch is high challenge and marketability.
DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
KL : Machinery very attractive, but also a challenging design.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
KL : I hope so. Because team work is always more than one person well.
DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
KL : No mechanical watch is no glass, so I this that is a different places.
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
KL : I have a dream, I want to build a museum, that all.
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
KL : When I want to know the internal mechanical watches, I disassembled a Panerai.
DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
KL : No glass and unique appearance.
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
KL : Sometimes I'll find watch repair master chat with him, but most of them are a complete by myself.
DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
KL : This design reinterpreted the beauty of time, and builds up marvelous space within limited place. Escape the past we think about watches.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
KL : Because this watch is no glass, so waterproof and anti-collision is a big challenge.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
KL : Exposure can attract the young designer. And I want to internationalization.
DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
KL : Constant revision design also I alway saw the watch magazine.