Founder and creative director of Frank Chou Design Studio, grew up in Beijing where the traditional and contemporary era were alternating rapidly, born to be interested in creativity and art.
As a representative and independent designer with accumulation of working experience in Europe and maturity of design cognition, Frank Chou keeps capturing the essence of materials and objects, and creates elegant and significant design pieces. He has collaborated with renowned design brands home and abroad both as a designer and a strategic consultant.
Over the past years, Frank Chou was nominated for the Designer of the Year by industry organisations and authoritative media, and awarded Rising Talent Awards China in 2019 Maison&Objet and SaloneSatellite Award during 2016 Milan Design Week. Meanwhile, Frank is the curator of Talents area in Design Shanghai and initiator of the public welfare Create Cures, which aims to promote the development of public health in a designer's way. In 2021, Frank Chou is the first mainland Chinese designer invited for Louis Vuitton Objects Nomades and issued the first outdoor collection.
Frank Chou Design Studio is founded by Frank Chou in 2012 and now becomes a representative independent design studio in China, which has attracted the attention of professional media and industry at home and abroad. Led by Frank Chou, the studio manages to find a Chinese modern design expression which is also synchronizing with the international design. Each piece of design is in the appeal of expressing the pursuit to the freedom of design and needs of macro-design thinking in order to achieve a balance among the business, manufacturing, marketing and aesthetic considerations. At present, the studio business has covered product design, brand core planning, space design, brand consulting, curation and other fields.