Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Young Designer Series :: Daniel Ting Chong (@DanielTingChong)

Today was the third installment of our Young Designers Series, where we interview up and coming designers in Cape Town and speak to them about what it takes to get in the industry, stay in the industry and succeed in the industry.

Daniel Ting Chong is an illustrator, designer, artist and VJ/DJ based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Daniel was born in 1987 in Cape Town. Studied graphic design at Vega. He is emerging as one of Cape Town’s top creative talents following a series of art exhibitions, talks, commissions from clients and design collaborations with leading international brands including Levi Strauss, New York Times and the Discovery Channel.

We spoke to Daniel Tin Chong designs/work  has been featured from The New York Times to the discovery Chanel - we found out his inspiration, his creative process and the real in's and out's of what it takes to get an idea to fruition. We also learnt about the different avenues that you can go into if you are interested in design, from illustrating, web design, interior design and graphic art.
To find out more about Daniel or getting hold of his work you can follow him on Twitter here
or check out his website here
Some of Daniels designs/projects:

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