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Yu Zhigang Follow the nature, allow the release of free inspiration, create a space for spiritual longing The pursuit of beauty drives me fascinated in design. For me, beauty itself could be achieved in various forms, not only appearance but also function, technology, humanity, culture and most importantly - thinking.

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personal information Full Name: Italian Name: Gender: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Height: Weight: Nationality: Address: Mobile Phone: E-mail: Coroflot:

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Zhigang Yu Giulio Male 30/09/1989 Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China 173 cm 60 kg Chinese Via Edoardo Bassini 39, 20134 Milan, Italy (+39) 3333567307

yu's curriculum vitae

professional experience · 02/09/2013 - Present Internship - Company: Navone Associati | Milan, Italy ( - Concept, development and realization of display box for a botanical exhibition · 05/07/2010 - 17/07/2010 Workshop - Organizers: School of Design, Jiangnan University | Wuxi, China ( Copenhagen University College of Engineering (IHK) | Copenhagen, Denmark ( - Product project for "Enjoy Water with Bamboo": bamboo product - Be displayed on the exhibition "Enjoy Water with Bamboo" in Wuxi, China · -

02/06/2010 - 12/07/2010 Collaborator Company: Ship Science Research Center | Wuxi, China ( Collaboration in the project for a propaganda video about marine detection technology Graphic project for the company brochure

· 24/12/2009 - 31/12/2009 Workshop - Organizer: Prof. Tom Loeser ( - Product project for "Chair & No Chair": a new attempt of environmentally friendly chair design, using scrap supplies - Be displayed on the exhibition "Chair & No Chair" in Wuxi, China · 08/10/2009 - 20/12/2009 Collaborator - Company: Wuxi Hodgen Technology Co,. Ltd | Wuxi, China ( - Collaboration in the project for company website development · 29/06/2009 - 31/07/2009 Internship - Company: TJ Innova Engineering & Technology Co,. Ltd ( - Worked as design assistant at the department of exterior design

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education background · 22/10/2012 - 31/12/2013 Master Degree in Industrial Design - University: Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD | Milan, Italy ( - Main Required Courses: Industrial Design Laboratory, Materials & Technologies, Color-Material-Finishing, Digital Modelling, Colour Sketching, Design History - Main Honor: During Industrial Design Laboratory 2, the project (bathroom products) was selected by the partner company (Rapsel for production, Tutor: Marco Merendi · 01/09/2008 - 28/06/2012 Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design - University: School of Design, Jiangnan University | Wuxi, China ( - Main Required Courses: Sketching, Color, Ergonomics, Computer-Aided Industrial Design, Modeling Technologies, Principle & Method of Product Design, Systematic Product Design, Design Management, Product Semantics Design, Product Development Design, Research & Study on Folk Art, History of Industrial Design - Graduation Design: Personal Transportation Design - Citroën Avenir, Tutor: Ming Cao - Main Honors: 2012 The Best Graduation Design, 1 time to get Second-class Scholarship, 1 time to get Third-class Scholarship, 3 times to get Individual Event Scholarship · 25/07/2011 - 19/08/2011 Summer School - University: Copenhagen University College of Engineering (IHK) | Copenhagen, Denmark ( - Programme: International Design and Development (IDD) Summer School 2011, Tutors: Anke Pasold, Iben Schjær-Jacobsen - Designed for the partner company (Nihola - ECTS credits: 10.00, Danish grade: 10.00, ECTS grade: B

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design interests · Home Product and Furniture Design - Domestic Aid Design, Home Furniture Design, Kitchen Product Design, Home-illumination Design etc. - Be interested in looking at the world, especially subconscious behaviors, just like my favorite designer - Naoto Fukasawa, finding details of life and users' needs and requirements, finally improve the life. Have interest in looking in depth at technically, aesthetically and environmentally sustainable and visionary home products and furnishing entities as well as contemporary methods in design · Design Culture and Strategy - Cultural Product Design, Product Development, Design Research - Be interested in culture study and design for different countries and different cultural backgrounds - Focus on the relationship between design and product development and business, create new design trends

personal competences · Computer Skills - Pro-Engineer, Rhinoceros 3D, Bunkspeed HyperShot, KeyShot, V-Ray, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere, CorelDraw, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office · Language Level - Chinese (native), English (advanced), Italian (beginner) · Others - Painting, Photograph

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awards and honors · 06/2012 The Best Graduation Design - School of Design, Jiangnan University | Wuxi, China · 11/2011 Honorable Prize - 14th National University Student Master Designer (China) · 09/2011 Red Dot Award - 2011 red dot award: design concept (Germany) · 04/2011 Finalist - 2011 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) Finalist (America) · 11/2010 The Third Prize - 2010 "Yiwu Innovation Park" Global Commodity Design Competition (China) · 09/2010

Two Certificates of Design Patent (China)

· 09/2010 The Third Prize - The 2nd Midea "Meici Cup" Electromagnetic Product Design Competition (China) · 05/2010 Finalist - Just For Life - "HuntKey Cup" the 4th Industrial Creative Design Award (China) · 09/2009 Honorable Prize - Think Design 2009 "Extech Cup" Industrial Design Contest Award (China)

publications exhibitions -

06/2013 The 10th Wuxi International Design Expo | Wuxi, China 09/2012 2012 International Exhibition of Graduation Design | Beijing, China 11/2011 - 11/2012 Red Dot Design Museum Exhibition | Singapore Red Dot Design Concept 2011/2012 Yearbook, design concept - "Food Filter", Page 136 10/2011 2011 Jiangnan University International Course Exchange Exhibition | Wuxi, China 11/2010 2010 Yiwu Innovation Park Global Commodity Design Works Exhibition | Yiwu, China 07/2010 "Enjoy Water with Bamboo" Workshop Exhibition | Wuxi, China 12/2009 Tom Loeser Workshop "Chair & No Chair" Exhibition | Wuxi, China Online Show:

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