Collector, Founder of YANG DESIGN and YANG HOUSE, Top Influential Chinese Designer by Forbes, Guest professor of Tongji University.

 

A former employee in Siemens’ Munich design headquarter, Jamy Yang 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.  Jamy’s design dedication has brought him international recognition, hundreds of design awards including Red Dot, iF, G-Mark, IDEA and DFA Silver etc. He has been listed as “Top Influential Chinese Designer” on Forbes.

 

He founded YANG DESIGN in 2005, today the most forward-thinking design consultancy in China. In 2013, he established China’s first private industrial design museum—YANG DESIGN MUSEUM. In 2015, he started to build a lifestyle brand “YANG HOUSE” and contribute in Chinese traditional craftsmanship’s redesign and revival.

 

With a combination of German logic thinking and Chinese humanistic spirit, Jamy has formed his own design philosophy and become partner with renowned global brands including Boeing, Audi, Bosch, NATUZZI, Pepsi, Steelcase, Issey Miyake, Swatch etc, projects covering cross categories from glasses and suitcase, consumer electronics, home products to airplane cabin. A series of CSR projects working with NOGs like Green Peace, One Foundation and Animals Asia Foundation presents his belief of taking social responsibilities as the role of designer.

 

Can design change the society? This has been a challenging issue that he has been committed into action!

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    06-Mar-2019

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