“The purpose of design is not confined to a useful, usable, or desirable products or solutions,” says Yangyang, “but to help people pursue a better life.”
Yangyang is a designer who graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a degree in product design. During that time, she attended an exchange program at Delft University of Technology and held internships at Dajiang Innovation (DJI) for UAV camera design, Dongdao Brand Design and Consulting for user interface and brand design, and Songshan Lake Xbot Park Incubator for promotion planning. To that end,
she has worked on projects like teaching in schools in Rwanda via technology, the renovation design of Yan Chai Hospital Care and Attention Home, and user engagement in Pok Oi Hospital Elderly Home. In the IDM program, she is focused on building a comprehensive thinking style that can help teams blend diverse design, engineering, and business perspectives, applying which to smart product industry, elderly health care service, and design education.