Interview with designer Raynon Chiu (RC), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Mangrove Sales Center.

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Interview with Raynon Chiu at Thursday 21st of April 2016: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
RC : The whole space design, the flexibility of usage on material, light, shadow, as well as space aura, all of which strongly demonstrated the zen style and a sense of serenity。

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
RC : The perfect integration with the usage of light and shadow.

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
RC : 15days

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
RC : Because it could help people release their pressure and get the tranquility.

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?
RC : It's used by another company

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
RC : The client's need.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
RC : N/A

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
RC : People who want to live there.

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
RC : It's very simple and clean , without much decoration.

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
RC : It's named by the Goverment.

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
RC : Sketch CAD

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
RC : The polished and decent landscaping is extremely brilliant. It’s showed through a mature and quiet way.

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
RC : N/A

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
RC : We don't use too much complicated technology and take advantage of the Architecture itself as the decoration.

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
RC : N/A

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
RC : N/A