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Ryan Kuo

As Design Director of Clearspace Design & Research, Ryan’s designs have won many international awards and continued to inspire others with his work ethic and love for interior design.



Interview with 2019 MUSE Design Awards Winner - Ryan Kuo

1Please give us a brief bio of yourself and your design background.
EDUCATIONS :
Master of Architecture and Urban Design, National Taipei University of Technology, ROC
Chung Yuan Christian University, Ph.D Program in Design

Ryan Kuo’s designs have won many international awards such as the Germery iF Design Award ; Andrew Martin International Interior Design Award; Golden Award from France IDS•La Créativité Pierre International Green Space Category; Golden Award from US IDA International Design Awards of INTERIOR DESIGN-RESIDENTIAL (the first designer from Taiwan to win this prize); The Japan Good Design Award; the Itality A’Design Award; the Best Annual Green Design Award from Successful Design Award; Golden Award from TID Award and the Golden Pin Design Award.
He also exclusively interviewed Architect master Toyo Ito. His professional designs and talents have earned a lot of admiration from everywhere in the world. Ryan Kuo was respected Chinese Designer by Hurun Report of China 2018.
He was on the annual cover of Interior Design magazine China in 2015 -2016. He got selected as the Annual Influential Designer from Idea Stone Award in China in 2014 and continuous got selected as top 10 designers by Interior Design magazine China.
2What made you become/why did you choose to become a designer/artist?
I liked disassembling items when I was a child. When my Grandpa sent me a bicycle, I immediately disassembled it and by the time my parents scolded me, I had assembled them back. The calculator at home would always be disassembled and repaired by me. My dad couldn't find the screwdriver, the sentence, the tweezers, the nails and so on, and he came to me. That's when I knew.
3Tell us more about your business/company, job profile, and what you do.
Chief Designer in Clearspace Design & Research
Ryan Kuo's designs have won many international awards and he had exclusive interviewed Architect master Toyo Ito. His professional designs and talents have earned a lot of admiration from everywhere in the world. Ryan Kuo was respected Chinese Designer by Hurun Report of China 2018. He also on the annual cover of Interior Design magazine China in 2015 -2016.
He got selected as the Annual Influential Designer from Idea Stone Award in China in 2014 and continuous got selected as top 10 designers by Interior Design magazine China.
4What does “design” mean to you?
Design is life.
5What’s your favorite kind of design and why?
Modern design.
The simpler it looks, the harder it is to design.
6To you, what makes a “good” design?
Good for the environment, for society, and for people.
7Describe your design style and its main characteristics.
Eco Natural X Contemporary Art X Humanities Fashion
Design focused on the overlap between "sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell" ─the five senses of life.
Three main appeals: Comfort, Energy, Environment
8Tell us about your design process.
A design that combines the geographical and environmental factors with the needs of customers and their individual characteristics and preferences.


Winning Entries

A House | 2019

A House | Clearspace Design & Research | Chung Yuan Christian University | MUSE Awards
This is an old but new, technical but natural green building! On one hand,this work is revitalized with a series of transparent and ventilating curtains and brick walls...
(read more at MUSE Awards)

Clearspace Design & Research

Clearspace Design & Research


Clearspace Design & Research is an interior design firm that continues to innovate, winning many awards and their Design Director, Ryan Kuo, being selected as one of the Top 10 Designers by Interior Design Magazine China.

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