SI has a tight-knit team and we’ve been slowly introducing you to some of them. This time, we want you to meet, TangTang. She’s another talented lighting designer we have on board.
Let’s get to know a bit about her.
Where are you from and what University did you go to?
I come from fujian province. Yunnan Art University
Did you always want to be a designer and who or what influenced you to be one?
At present, I still want to work as a designer, but I don’t exclude other possibilities in the future.
What was your first job as designer and what company?
My first job was assistant lighting designer at BPI.
Heard that you just recently moved back to SI, what made you decide to move back and how has it been?
Yes, I have recently returned to SI. I think there are many reasons for my return, among which the most important factor is the familiar working environment and familiar colleagues.
What inspires you when you create lighting designs?
I will draw inspiration from the characteristics of the building itself and carry out lighting design.
What would your biggest dream project as a designer and Why?
This is an interesting question, and I think it could be my future home. It may not be the largest in sizes, but it meets my highest ideal. It’s implemented exactly as I want it to be, without having to revise my design repeatedly.
As a designer, how would you design your perfect life to be?
“Perfect life” is my pursuit, but what I’m exploring right now is work-life balance, and I hope to improve myself in other ways outside of work.
What is your advice to younger people who want to be designers in the future.
Try to take the first difficult step.
Tangtang is a seafood lover! Everytime the team goes out to eat, she will search for seafood dishes on the menu! She ordered a lobster when they went to a middle eastern restaurant. That’s how much she loves it. After all, she is from Fujian and it’s by the sea!
When you are not creating designs, what do you do on your free time? Any hobbies?
In my free time, I usually watch some international news . And I will look my stamps, which I’ve been collecting for more than ten years. I like the design and the story behind each stamp.
If you could do anything, go anywhere and hang out with anyone in the world? What would you do? Describe your perfect day.
I might want to go to Sweden. I prefer the scenery there. I want to experience a new living environment. Self-discipline, high efficiency, can take good care of life and work.
If you could have any superpower. What would it be and why?
I want to own a Doraemon. He is omnipotent