Kaitlin Wu

Kaitlin Wu

MA product designEdinburgh, United Kingdom
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Kaitlin Wu

Kaitlin Wu

MA product designEdinburgh, United Kingdom
About me
I’m Kaitlin, currently a MA student in the Edinburgh College of Art. Specializing in Design (Product and Furniture) has trained me to be inspiring and creative, passionate about design and conscious about trend.
  • Make changes in a material world
    Make changes in a material world
  • Crafty Naturals
    Crafty Naturals
  • Armchair
Work history
    Art Consultant
     - Beijing, ChinaFull Time
    Work as art consultant , assisting project leaders in organizing business plan and advertisements, designing and making creative slides for specific projects, etc.
    Design Assistant
     - Shanxi, ChinaInternship
    Assisted the designers in terms of routine work, including collecting basic interior size, writing the presentation, listing the required materials and drawing CAD . I participated in the whole manufacturing process: drying, selecting materials, processing, carving, waxing and painting.
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  • Painting
  • Wood Working
  • Keynote
  • Pages
  • Rhino
  • Chinese Lanaguage
  • Sketching
    Master of Art
    The program is guided by a questioning stance, one which considers possibility and the creation of a sustainable future through the critical and creative exploration of a range of approaches to design. It offers opportunities to creatively experiment with materials and processes, to promote debate through critically conceptual, speculative design, and to discover and solve genuine problems with innovative, research-led solutions. Core Modules: Engaging through Action: Research strategies for people-centered design Prototyping and design practice: innovation through boundary objects and intermediary devices The Business of Craft: addresses to the practical aspects of how to setup, promote, market, sell, communicate, fund, employ and sustain a contemporary design and craft practice. Disseminating Design Cultures: By addressing the role of dissemination the course aims to critically examine the wider cultural contexts that inform the practice, focusing on the relationship between the production, distribution, consumption, mediation and exposition of the practice. Understanding Technology Research Methods
    Bachelor of Engineering
     - Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Core Modules: Foundation Courses Design Graphics / Language and Culture/ Sketching / Painting Furniture History / Materials / Constructions / Manufacturing Techniques / Dust Control Specialized Courses Engineering Mechanics / Ergonomics / Wood Science and Engineering Skills of Design Expression / Design Psychology Indoor Green / Upholstery Fabrics / Upholstered Furniture Manufacturing Practical courses Model Design and Making / Style Design/Surface Design Furniture Exhibition Design / Curriculum Design of Manufacturing Technology Comprehensive Professional Internship of Furniture / Graduation Design