ChungSheng Chen GanDan Bench
GanDan Bench is Bronze Design Award winner in 2020 - 2021 Furniture Design Award Category.
GanDan Bench

This is a handcrafted bench inspired by the nature of silkworm spinning and cocooning, and with reference to the traditional craftsmanship of Aomori Prefecture Japan, with which take shaped by enlacing the golden teak wood veneer through continuous wrapped in circles and layers, showing the beauty of veneer gradation, to form a perfect streamlining shape of bench. Looks hard as if wooden bench but is soft sitting feel instead. Without any waste or scrap when it was made which is relatively environmentally friendly.

GanDan Bench
ChungSheng Chen GanDan
ChungSheng Chen Bench
ChungSheng Chen design
ChungSheng Chen design
ChungSheng Chen

Prof. Chen holding a Master and Bachelor degree of Industrial Design, he has been an associate professor teaching product design, creative design thinking in University for more than 28 years. Being a practice designer and a university design instructor, he played an active role in creative design industry, with few hundreds of products he had designed and awarded with lots of merits and accolades. He had instructed few hundreds award winning works and projects from students he taught. He also established his own design studio focusing in strategic design thinking, product planning and branding services, helping many SME companies to acquire project funding from government.

Tainan University of Technology/Product Design Deparment

Established in 1965, Tainan University of Technology is an university with “cultural creativity” as the core value, they devote themselves to educate talents with the ability of “applicable practicing” and “humanistic technology” that conforms to the needs of the society and the industries. To fulfill this goal, they are positioned and advancing to a technology university of “cultural and creative teachings.”