David Quan graduated in Industrial Design with top honors and has an accumulated 15 years experience. David started his career at an internationally acclaimed design studio working on award winning product design in a diverse range of industries including furniture, toys, sporting goods,medical, tele communication and high-tech equipment. David is Senior Designer and has spent the last 8 years at Umbra, focusing on plastic technologies. David has won several product design awards including the '1999 Good Design' award for Slip shoehorn, '2004 Housewares award' for Seto modular seating, and 'Form 2003' for Jump Chess set.
1. What are some of the Umbra products you designed? What is your specialty/expertise? What are you currently working on?
Sustainability, plastic, and design thinking. Some of the products I have designed are; ICELET jewelry tree, POUCHO soap pump, METALLA step can, FLIP hook, ZEN bath hardware, VIDRIO bath collection, RAINDROP jewelry dish, and SLIP shoe horn
2. What are some of the blogs/books/magazines that you read for inspiration?
3. Out of all Umbra designs, what are some of your favourite products? What do you like about the product?
4. Additional stuff you'd like to include:
These are some other favourite products: