Tianrui Chang

Tianrui Chang graduated from Auburn University with an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design. His passion for design led him to GradID to continue on the path of strategic innovation. He believes that an industrial designer needs to create cool products that belong to the present and the future by experimenting with different shapes, styles, and materials, at the same time giving them a new value.

Yuyan Chen

Yuyan is driven to understand people and create a positive social impact. She was first pursuing Ph.D. in Psychology at UCLA, and later on, transitioned her career into user experience and interface design. Yuyan is passionate about user-centric design, and her goal is to provide relatable and empathetic design solutions to assist cultural minorities.

Yingqi Hu

Yingqi Hu graduated from the China Academy of Art with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design. He believes that better product experience and interaction are the core values behind his designs.

Gizem Karatas

Gizem graduated from METU Dept. of Industrial Design in Ankara, Turkey. She worked on many design projects such as transportation, medical/health care, electronics and lighting. After working with these teams, she decided to improve her career by combining creativity with design strategy and business. Currently she is a student in the Graduate Industrial Design department at ArtCenter College of Design.

Sydney Stelzer

Pedro Villar

Weisheng Ye

As a designer, Weisheng Ye(David) solves aesthetic and athletic problems with eastern philosophy. After years of study and work on industrial design, he decided to devote his love and passion to footwear design. His great interest in footwear has been shown ever since he collected NBA and footwear magazines in middle school. David believes that a good design not only solves problems, but also conveys a compelling story.

Greg Bagdasaryan

Jackie Chen

Jackie is a person who is curious and interested in discovering fresh concepts. He is committed to creating fun surprises and make life awesome with his designs. Jackie thrives off of the refinement of his work and loves to work iteratively.

Aidan Doan

Aidan is driven to design experiences and products that have a net positive impact on the world, meaning that the sum of their societal and environmental impacts is as positive as possible (and definitely not negative). He takes on projects that aim to move society forward and create a happier, healthier and more equal world. His background in materials science and engineering allows him to push the boundaries of materials while still being grounded in reality.

Eddie Gao Liwen

Adele Hennigar

Adele grew up in Napa, California and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Boston Conservatory. She attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design for a certificate in Industrial Design before beginning in the Graduate Industrial Design Program at Art Center. Adele strives to provide thoughtful design that is empathetic to people’s needs and blends together the concepts of comfort and flow.

Amber Li

Amber Li, comes from Shanghai, China, is passionate in industrial design and is willing to see well-designed products penetrate all through peoples’ daily lives, improving public aesthetics. As a designer, she focuses on designing products for daily life, that besides functions, aim to improve the customers’ concept and value of their lifestyle, giving them a more fun and positive attitude towards life in a subtle way.

Xin Qi

Xin Qi graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology with a design master degree. She believes that design is to create a wonderful order for the world, which integrates aesthetics, balance and harmony. She has a strong interest in causality and has great insight for it. She loves to observe and deliver subtle connections from the design perspective. Design helps her explore more unknown and acquire an intriguing and enjoyable lifestyle.

Howie Yuan

Howie graduated from the University of Liverpool with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial Design. In his opinion, design is not only about innovation, but also about understanding ourselves as human beings. His design process is detailed; he considers all angle of the user experience. His designs are minimalist, practical, poetic, playful and enlightening.