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Naai-Jung Shih Designs

Naai-Jung Shih Designs

Today's featured designer is Naai-Jung Shih. Naai-Jung Shih is the creator of iconic designs such as Wood Storm, Falling Water and Missing Julie.

We had the rare opportunity to interview the exalted designer Naai-Jung Shih who was recently announced as the Designer of the Day by the A' Design Award and Competition. Naai-Jung Shih is the creator of iconic designs such as Wood Storm, Falling Water and Missing Julie. We got exclusive answers to our questions about Naai-Jung Shih designs and design philosophy.
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Naai-Jung Shih, how did you become a designer? Naai-Jung Shih : As a professor for the design studio of the first year architecture students, this unique experience makes me rethink and explore the forms and orders for architectural spaces and elements....Naai-Jung Shih, what are your priorities, technique and style when designing? Naai-Jung Shih : A project is usually approached with a theme or an inspiration. Digital tools are used to improve the quality of design components. Hand touch like painting or assembly method is preferred at the final stage....
Naai-Jung Shih Designs
Naai-Jung Shih, which emotions do you feel when designing? Naai-Jung Shih : Each design phase has its emotional attributes and something to be excited about....Naai-Jung Shih, what particular aspects of your background shaped you as a designer? Naai-Jung Shih : I prefer taking pictures of spaces or shadows to reveal the hidden relationship among solid and void objects. It’s a very common shill and shared by many designers. ...
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Naai-Jung Shih, what is your growth path? what are your future plans? what is your dream design project? Naai-Jung Shih : My design paths are tangled with many old and new projects and themes. My office is like a warehouse full of woods, stones, 3D prints for future exploration of human-object interaction in terms of lights....
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Naai-Jung Shih, what are your advices to designers who are at the beginning of their career? Naai-Jung Shih : There is no guarantee of success or so-called all winner design. Be faithful to your own sense might be a good start....Naai-Jung Shih, you are truly successful as a designer, what do you suggest to fellow designers, artists and architects? Naai-Jung Shih : Do not use the word success as the only judgement of life too often might be a good rule for design career....
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Naai-Jung Shih, what is your day to day look like? Naai-Jung Shih : My everyday life is so routine that pushes me to cherish every design spark for happiness....Naai-Jung Shih, how do you keep up with latest design trends? to what extent do design trends matter? Naai-Jung Shih : Many students attend design competitions as a way to represent most current design trends in my university. As an educator, I also have to convince myself the fundamental part of design that also matters....
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Naai-Jung Shih, how do you know if a product or project is well designed? how do you define good design? Naai-Jung Shih : A good design evolves beyond time and does not stop at deadline....Naai-Jung Shih, how do you decide if your design is ready? Naai-Jung Shih : I always keep an open tab in my mind to make earlier designs better. So actually a design is theoretically never ready. ...
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Naai-Jung Shih, what is your biggest design work? Naai-Jung Shih : The biggest project was a Cultural Showroom that is made of elastic fabric to redefine an old historical building into a dynamic space. ...Naai-Jung Shih, who is your favourite designer? Naai-Jung Shih : Zaha Haddid is one of my favorite designers. Her interpretation of space has also shown in fashion design....
Naai-Jung Shih Designs
Naai-Jung Shih, would you tell us a bit about your lifestyle and culture? Naai-Jung Shih : My favorite and inspiring city is Barcelona. I’m teaching in the Department of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. The change to my life is an office full of interesting design stuffs....
Naai-Jung Shih Designs
Naai-Jung Shih, would you tell us more about your work culture and business philosophy? Naai-Jung Shih : I am a hard worker and usually work alone for a not so tight inspection of personal progress....Naai-Jung Shih, what are your philanthropic contributions to society as a designer, artist and architect? Naai-Jung Shih : I have managed several design exhibitions with students in recent years to let us get involved with communities. It also comes with pedagogical purpose....
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Naai-Jung Shih, what positive experiences you had when you attend the a’ design award? Naai-Jung Shih : It’s a self-evolving process when you are a professor for over 20 years. It’s a also a challenge when most of the instructors co-author designs with students too often. To attend A’ Design Award is to connect with the world in every manner....
Naai-Jung Shih Designs
Naai-Jung Shih, can you tell us more about your company / design studio? Naai-Jung Shih : Department of Architecture, NTUST...Naai-Jung Shih, what is "design" for you? Naai-Jung Shih : re-interpretation, problem-solving, viewpoint exploring...Naai-Jung Shih, what kinds of works do you like designing most? Naai-Jung Shih : concept-storming, viewport-exploring...
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Naai-Jung Shih, what was the first thing you designed for a company? Naai-Jung Shih : As the background of architecture, programming with the requirement of client should be the first thing to work with....Naai-Jung Shih, what is your favorite material / platform / technology? Naai-Jung Shih : Parametric adjustment with RP production process is appearing to me currently....
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Naai-Jung Shih, when do you feel the most creative? Naai-Jung Shih : When I ‘m able to connect design issues with different viewpoints....Naai-Jung Shih, what kind of emotions do you feel when your designs are realized? Naai-Jung Shih : A mixture of different kind of emotions, but happiness always goes first....
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Naai-Jung Shih, how do you think the "design field" is evolving? what is the future of design? Naai-Jung Shih : I guess it’s going to be cross-culture, cross-discipline, and cross-paradigm interactions....Naai-Jung Shih, what are your suggestions to companies for working with a designer? how can companies select a good designer? Naai-Jung Shih : It’s like a marriage; there are no specific rules to me. ...
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Naai-Jung Shih, from your perspective, what would you say are some positives and negatives of being a designer? Naai-Jung Shih : I do not consider myself as a designer. I guess the positives and negatives of being a title is the title itself, since a person can be limited by predefined notions. ...Naai-Jung Shih, designing can sometimes be a really time consuming task, how do you manage your time? Naai-Jung Shih : This is a very common situation since I was an architecture student. There is no easy solution to that. ...
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Naai-Jung Shih, how long does it take to design an object from beginning to end? Naai-Jung Shih : from a few years to a few weeks, sometimes former designs were brought up because of new interpretations...Naai-Jung Shih, what was your most important job experience? Naai-Jung Shih : arca show room design for British Office Taiwan and being architectural design studio chairperson for 90 students and 10 instructors...
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Naai-Jung Shih, who are some of your clients? Naai-Jung Shih : One is show room design, as a team work, for British Office Taipei for the purpose of culture promotion. Most of the clients are academics like Ministry of Science and Technology , Taiwan. ...Naai-Jung Shih, what type of design work do you enjoy the most and why? Naai-Jung Shih : In all the architecture building information modeling (BIM) level of development (LOD) 100-500 (conceptual/programming to reality), I guess each level has great potential and can be played with. ...
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Naai-Jung Shih, thank you for giving us the opportunity to interview you... To learn more about Naai-Jung Shih and check more designs by Naai-Jung Shih as well as to see more Naai-Jung Shih designs such as Wood Storm, Falling Water, Missing Julie, Ubiquitous Stand, Billy Julie, Eyelash Stand and Eyes visit
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We hope you enjoyed our interview of Naai-Jung Shih. This interview was made possible by the contributions of A' Design Award and Competition - The World's largest and most influential design accolade. A' Design Award is an annual, international design award open to both concept stage and realized works by designers, artists, architects and brands worldwide. A' Design Award and Competition aims to create a public awareness and understanding of good design by promoting the best designers such as Naai-Jung Shih and their design works worldwide. Visit to learn more.

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