About D.K. & Wei

We identify emerging opportunities and design for urban life.
We capture sparkling ideas and develop them into concrete objects.
We design for simplicity and surprise.


The Creative Thinkers


David Koo
Senior product designer
BA (Hons) in industrial design with a first class honors,
School of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2002-2005

David Koo, a product designer based in Hong Kong, specializes in people focused research, creative thinking for
market-oriented solutions and communication of brand values through product
styling. His practice covers multi-national brands such as Philips, AT&T, Vtech, Doro, BT and Procter & Gamble.

Since the establishment of Kootouch, he captures and develops sparkling ideas by collaborating with internal and external design, research and engineering specialists.


Zheng Yawei
Researcher & designer
Master of Artistic Design, Product Design Research, the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2004-2007
Ph.D. (Expected 09. 2011), School of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Yawei, currently is a Ph.D. student at HK PolyU. Her research direction and interest is sustainable product design and Chinese traditional artifacts study. Prior to her Ph.D. study, she worked as research assistant and assistant lab manager for Asian Lifestyle Research Lab, School of Design, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has been managing lab research projects focused on Chinese culture study.

As the co-founder of D.K. & Wei design, she plays an active role on bringing conceptual ideas into concrete product solutions based on people research and trend analysis.
Awards



Red dot award: product design, 2010
iF Product Design Awards, 2010
Hong Kong Young Design Talent Awards ( YDTA ), 2009
I.D. Magazine, Annual Design Review Winner, 2009
Fortune Magazine (China version), China's Most Successful Design Award, 2008
HKEIA Award For Outstanding Innovation and Technology, 2008
One of the 2 winners, Samsung Design Contest, 2005 (China area)
Philips Design Excellent Award, 2004



Media






Fortune magazine / Crystak Vision / Weekend magazin / I.D. Magazine / 數字家庭 / 現代奢侈品刊 / 壹周刊 / Crazy Design / Casa Si Gredina / 新潮電子 / DC Magazine / HKDC awards / iF Product Design Award year book 2010 / נישה Nisha