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About Duane, Dun Wei Lye : Trained in Industrial and Graphic Design while having a background in both Mechanical Engineering and Business, has allowed Duane to approach problems from a multi-faceted perspective. At heart, he is essentially an innovator, problem solver, entrepreneur and designer. An award winning designer who has an insatiable thirst for challenges, he has won the coveted Red-Dot Design Award in 2013, IKEA's Singapore Young Designer's Award in 2015 and represented SIMTech A*STAR to win the internationally acclaimed A' Design Award in 2019. Using his experience of more than 6 years in industrial & graphic design, he transforms ideas to reality while pushing concepts to new frontiers by generating innovative and aesthetically pleasing award winning solutions which fundamentally centres around user experience and functionality. In SIMTech he bridges the gap between A*STAR’s patented cutting-edge technology and clients though the marketing and packaging of technologies into easily adoptable and convincing products. A resourceful team player who enjoys being at the leading edge of new ideas, innovation and technology.
STATEMENT OF ART:
A great design is the seamless fusion between form and function.

ORGANIZATION:
A*STAR SIMTECH

EDUCATION:
2015, Industrial Design, BA, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE.

2008, Mechanical Engineering, Dip, Singapore Polytechnic, SINGAPORE.

2008, Business, Dip, Singapore Polytechnic, SINGAPORE.

EXPERIENCE:
2018 - Present, Industrial Designer, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) SIMTech, SINGAPORE.

2016 - Present, CEO, My Little Bow, SINGAPORE.

2016 - 2017, Design Lead, Estetica Singapore, SINGAPORE.

2015 - 2016, Industrial Designer, Orcadesign Consultants, SINGAPORE.

2013 - 2015, Industrial Design Consultant, Nucleus Dynamics, SINGAPORE.

2012 - 2015, Freelance Industrial/ Graphic Designer, SINGAPORE.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2015, "ARTEFACT", National Design Centre, With ADM Class of 2015 (Product Design), SINGAPORE.

AWARDS:
2015, Grand Prize Winner, IKEA Young Designer Award 2015, SINGAPORE.

2013, Winner, Red Dot Concept Design Award 2013, International.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2017, "Obvi8", Cromly, https://stories.cromly.com/stories/Home-and-Living
/video-bathroom-storage-solution-for-a-practical-n
eed-in-hdbs, September, SINGAPORE.

2015, "Obvi8", The Straits Times, https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/home-design
/help-your-clothes-take-cover-while-you-shower, May, SINGAPORE.

2015, "Obvi8", Asia One, https://www.asiaone.com/singapore/ntu-student-wins
-young-designer-award, April, SINGAPORE.

2015, "Obvi8", Today, https://www.todayonline.com/entertainment/arts/ntu
-students-creation-wins-ikea-singapores-young-desi
gner-award, April, SINGAPORE.

2013, "Oi", Asia One, https://www.asiaone.com/business/makers-mark?nopag
ing=1, December, SINGAPORE.

2013, "Oi", Trend Hunter, https://www.trendhunter.com/trends/oi-bowl, December, TORONTO/CANADA.

BOOKS:
2014, "Red Dot Design Concept Yearbook 2013/2014", 287 Pages, Red Dot Editions, SINGAPORE, ISBN9783899391541

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Native)

Chinese (Near Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Rhino 3D, Advanced
Luxion Keyshot, Advanced
Adobe Photoshop, Advanced
Adobe Illustrator, Novice

HOBBIES:
Solving everyday problems, Fishing, Gaming, Badminton

CLIENTELE:
2019, Singapore Police Force, Designed and developed a new printed lighting cordoning tape.

2019, Metaboscreen, Designed a new casing for a DNA sampler.

2017, Harper Collins, Conceptualised and Designed "Vanguard" Stationary Collection.

2017, Yonwoo, Implemented a new way to silkscreen graphics from edge to edge on cosmetics packaging.

2016, Marmon Holdings Inc, Designed a new luxury water purifier.

2016, Zimplistic Inventions, Conceptualised a new coffee maker.

2016, Su Bach London, Designed a series of website banner graphics.

2015, Nucleus Dynamics, Conceptualised a new 3D scanning machine.

WEB SITE:
https://sg.linkedin.com/in/duanelye

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.coroflot.com/Duanelye/portfolio

REGISTRATION DATE:
2019-03-05 09:10:58

COUNTRY:
Singapore

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Agency

Awards received by Duane, Dun Wei Lye


Eluminance Printed Lighting Barrier Tape

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Unexpected Design Category in 2018
Duane Lye Dun Wei - SIMTech for A*star (simtech)

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