TA Design Studiois a Milan based design studio run by Chang Chung-Yen and Jin Tian. The duo met in Milan while working with Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni. Together they specialise in industrial design, furniture design, branding, space and set design. Their design style fuses Asian poetics, Italian playfulness and classical design aesthetics.
Chang Chung-Yen, born in Taiwan, graduated from Domus Academy, His working experience ranges from consumer electronics, domestic electronics, furniture design to transportation design projects. Chang’s projects have won some of the most prestigious global design awards such as the 2017 Andreu World Design Contest, Elitebed Design contest, Taiwan Liteonaward Golden prize and Franz Design contest for his unique aesthetic sensibility. Currently, Chang is also a visiting academic tutor at Domus Academy in Milan.
Jin Tian, born in Beijing, graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and achieved his master degree in Product Service System Design at the Milan Polytechnic University. Having worked in many design studios and companies in Europe, Tian has obtained multidisciplinary working experiences. His projects range from branding, furniture, everyday objects to spatial design and installation design. In 2017, Tian was appointed along with Stefano Giovannoni as Art director and installation designer of the annual exhibition - Design for Children, 10th edition of Milan Triennale Design Museum.