Hong he Gao-Warm Sheath Umbrella Sheath
At Design Interviews
Interview with Hong he Gao : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Hong he Gao : People always feel cold when they are handing an umbrella in cold weather. So we design this Warm Umbrella Sheath Basing on the humanization consideration. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Hong he Gao : It is Simple, easy to realize. I want to achieve how to combine Sheath with the umbrella better. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Hong he Gao : I hope to produce it, and serve more people. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Hong he Gao : About one year. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Hong he Gao : I found this problem, and it was resolved not good,so I decide to pursuit an inspiration. .Frank Scott: 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?. Hong he Gao : I plan to sell or lease the production rights to any companys. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Hong he Gao : responsibility .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Hong he Gao : Yes，They gave me a lot of help。 .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Hong he Gao : The umbrella manufacturer. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Hong he Gao : It is an accessories.it can press on any straight umbrella and easy to manufacture .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Hong he Gao : I name it based on his function and using status. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Hong he Gao : Rhinocer software,and silica gel. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Hong he Gao : He is soft, and have different functions according to different need. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Hong he Gao : Our team have seven people, They are Ruijiang Gu,Wei Zhang,Jianing Shi,Yafang Chen,Chunxia Han,Mingqi Yu.I work with people with technical? .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Hong he Gao : Material selection and how to make. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Hong he Gao : Yes, We observed the 100 people with umbrellas, there are same problems. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Hong he Gao : What materials can do it and how to realize it. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Hong he Gao : We will further improve the work. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Hong he Gao : Need to go to test yourself and modify it many times. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Hong he Gao : No .
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