Profile: Peter Lau

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STATEMENT OF ART:
Excellent design is a combination of social need and functional aesthetic via constant tweaking and rectification.

EDUCATION:
2002, interior & exhibition design, bachelor, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne/Australia.
2001, product design, internship, Bauhaus Universitat, Weimar/Germany.
1999, interior design, diploma, Holmesglen Institute, Melbourne/Australia.
1998, interior decoration, certificate, Holmesglen Institute, Melbourne/Australia.

EXPERIENCE:
2011-2013, interior designer, RAD Ltd., Hong Kong. (www.rad.hk)
2010-2011, senior interior designer, BCNA Ltd., Hong Kong.
2008-2010, project designer, Atelier Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong.
2006-2008, interior designer, Idiom Ltd., Hong Kong.
2003-2006, interior designer, Dialogue Ltd., Hong Kong.

AWARDS:
2008, Shortlist, Swarovski Crystal Vision Designboom competition, Italy
2007, Honourable Mention, IDEA award ID magazine, USA
2002, 12th place, Idea Award INSIDE magazine, Australia
1999, Shortlist, Australasian Design Institute Students Award, Australia

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2013, "tactile mobile phone for the blind", designboom.com, Feburary, Italy.
2008, "logical sparkle - A concept crystal watch uses sparkle to indicate time" designboom.com, Italy.
2007, "Touching - A mobile phone for the blind", ID magazine, August, USA.
2002, "Wamp House - A wheelchair user's house", INSIDE magazine, Issue 26, Australia

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2002, "Plan B - interior design for medium density housing", thesis design publication, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne/Australia, ISBN0975005901

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Near Native)
Chinese (Native)

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2013, Assistive Technology Professionals, USA
2013, Blind Artists Society, USA
2013, Blind and Visually Impaired Professionals, USA
2013, Braille Institute, USA
2013, Braille Works, USA
2013, Business In-Sight, USA
2013, Campaign for Disability Employment, USA
2013, Disability Advocates, USA
2013, Disability Student Services Professionals, USA
2013, Diversity and Disability@Work, USA
2013, Foundation Fighting Blindness, USA
2013, Guiding Eyes for the Blind members, USA
2013, Learning Ally - formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, USA
2013, Lions World Services for the Blind, USA
2013, Low Vision, USA
2013, National Federation of the Blind, USA
2013, Professionals with Disabilities, USA
2013, Section 508 Accessibility Professionals, USA
2013, The Blind Association, USA
2013, The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc, USA
2013, Unite For Sight, USA

HOBBIES:
sketch, modify, tweak, hack, repair, liquid-cooled computer, short-stroke-piston airsoft, and useful design

WEB SITE:
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/peter-lau/4a/11b/618

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.designboom.com/design/touching-a-mobile
-phone-for-the-blind/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-02-25 06:25:34

COUNTRY:
Hong Kong

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Peter Lau


L7 Shower Scrubber For Single Arm Person

A' Design Award Winner for Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Category in 2012
Peter Lau

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