Dennis Fang-a Plus Brush Multifunctonal Hairbrush

At Design Interviews

Interview with Dennis Fang : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Dennis Fang : We add different structures to the brush which is not happening in the normal brush in the market. It is considered as a innovation in function and design to A plus brush. We add gold and black colors to create a luxury feels. The most important thing is we hope every componinet come with a reason in designing this brush. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Dennis Fang : I tested many different ways to locate the metal plate that we hope it is not only good looking, but also funcational when people are using the brush. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Dennis Fang : I hope the award can build up my reputation and hope to help this product on sales point. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Dennis Fang : This design took us almost a year to have the final design. We took alot of time on doing the researches and finding the materials. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Dennis Fang : It's a design commission. There are always static problems for our users in US and Europe. However there are anti-static brushes in the markets for many years, None of them can completely solve the problem. We just think maybe it's time to make a improve one. .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?. Dennis Fang : Our design will be produced and sell to different brands among the world. We have being working with 44 countries producing the hair brushes. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Dennis Fang : It's my family business. I studied Graphic Design and 3D animation in college. So it is not hard to create beautiful things to me. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Dennis Fang : We work as the team to do the tests and engineers to help us produce the brush. Everyone is talented and very experienced in brush field. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Dennis Fang : A plus Brush is targeted on the retailer users in Europe or US with very dry weather conditions. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Dennis Fang : The similar are only produce from Japan. The Japan brushes are usually in travel size which is very different from .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Dennis Fang : The A plus Brush stands for Anti-static Plus brush. Since it's a improved concept, we think A Plus is a great name for best or better meanings. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Dennis Fang : My background is from 3D animation. So I use maya as my 3d tool and have our engineer to convert to industrial software. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Dennis Fang : I really just follow my insdence and vision to my design, but i would make sure it's comfort when using and being compremised . .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Dennis Fang : I work with my team, the engineer and designers. Lio Kuo, Robert Huang and Ben Lin .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Dennis Fang : Anti-static. We add a conductive plate and fiber, so the static can be transmit out when user is using the brush. .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?. Dennis Fang : We tested alot brushes, and study the weather humid rates when cause the static, and finally we choose many different kinds of materials to test out the best results. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Dennis Fang : We use many new technologies and materials. The costs is high. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Dennis Fang : I think it is always good to make more people to know the good designs. And it is good for me to have motivation. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Dennis Fang : Sometimes I am easy to compromised to change in details from the factory stand points. But these details really make things different. I still have alot to learn and hope I will have more experiences to designing the stuff. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Dennis Fang : Hope Design industry can focus on brush design more. .

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