Graduate of Timepiece Design and Branding
"The daily obstacles you come across can become an incredible inspiration."
The red dot design award is one of the most prestigious international awards in the field of product design, awarded to professional and student designers for quality innovation and design conception.
As the only recipient of an academic award in the design concept category in 2010, Alan proved his talents with his Birdgazer design, a pair of binoculars combining a digital bird guide, digital camera and a timepiece with recording function.
Birdgazer, a binocular combining digital bird guide, digital camera and timepiece with recording function.
Alan developed the idea for his design in the final year of his higher diploma. With his own diligence and the support of his tutors and peers, he actualised his design concept and made his wish come true. "Birdgazer will be affixed with a permanent red dot design label to testify to its international appeal and innovative design concept. It is a turning point in my design development". This experience has confirmed Alan's determination to enter the product design profession and the direction of his future career pathway.