DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
XL : The product design is inspired by Chinese tangram and is composed of 3 different right-angled parts mutually supporting each other.
DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
XL : The style of the product I design is the structure of the product. I want to achieve the authenticity of the product.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
XL : Check your own design direction through award-winning products and find new partners.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
XL : About a week.
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
XL : The inspiration I got by accident is not a design commission.
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?
XL : For the time being, there is no other company producing it. I am looking for a partner to plan to lease production rights.
DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
XL : It is the result of my usual observation and thinking of the forms and structures of things around me.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
XL : not yet.
DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
XL : Everyone who likes it.
DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
XL : Through searching information, it was found that the form of the product had never appeared.
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
XL : By the appearance of the product, Rt means right angle.
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
XL : First draw a sketch with a pencil, then draw the dimensions with CAD, and finally render with 3D modeling.
DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
XL : The form and structure of the stool.
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
XL : I completed the design myself, and then there are professional technical staff to help achieve it.
DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
XL : It has a great effect, and good technology can make the product fall to the ground.
DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
XL : Research on the toughness of various metal materials.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
XL : To construct the connection part, there is no suitable connection piece, you need to design the screw yourself.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
XL : I want to examine the thinking about the design direction during this period.
DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
XL : From idea to product landing, every link is collaborated with different people, making me understand the importance of teamwork.
DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
XL : No thanks.