Jamy Yang has received master degree of industrial design from Germany with full scholarship of WK Foundation after 7-year study in Zhejiang University and China Academy of Art. He went on to design products for Siemens at their headquarters in Munich. It is his fusion of craftsmanship and innovation that has made Yang one have achieved international recognition, winning nearly a hundred design awards including Red Dots, iF, G-mark, IDEA and DFA Silver. He has been listed in “Top Influential Chinese Designer” by mainstream media in the past two years.
On returning to China in 2005, he founded YANG DESIGN which has been developed to leading design consultancy with forward-thinking based on local insights in China. In the year 2013, Yang invested and founded YANG DESIGN MUSEUM which is China’s first private industrial design museum. Yang has been collecting thousands of inspirational items and good products and he houses them in his museum in a converted industrial building in Shanghai, cluing a long history of industrial design. In 2015, Yang started to establish a new lifestyle brand naming YANG HOUSE.
With a good combination of German logical aesthetic and Chinese humanistic thinking, Jamy has formed his own design philosophy and become good partner with renowned global brands and non-profit organizations including Boeing, Audi, BMW, Poltrona Frau, Philips, Swatch, GAGGENAU as well as Green Peace, One Foundation etc. He has good pieces come out as diverse as glasses, suitcase, airplane cabin, home furniture and space design. Example: T-BOX multi-functional home system he designed for one Italian famous brand launched at main pavilion of Salone Milano; Serenity tea set he designed for the largest pewter boutique brand launched globally and appreciated by Chinese first lady Ms PengLi yuan; A series of projects working with One Foundation shows his belief for taking social responsibilities as a role of designer.