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Steven Yip is a New Zealand born citizen of Chinese descent raised in a small city called Palmerston North. In 2004, he graduated from Massey University College of Creative Arts as an Industrial Designer and decided to take his creative journey to China.

During the past 17 years working in China, he has led projects and teams of designers while simultaneously been very successful in creating many innovative consumer electronic products. Brands like IKEA, Jamo, Honeywell, TCL and Xiaomi.

He has also worked across various disciplines within his field of expertise which has further helped develop and promote organizations through products and brands. As a result, the success and growing demand for these products have further enhanced his creative knowledge from ideas to finished products - provided with platforms to help others understand user experience through good design. 

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Design Awards

2017 
Red Dot Design Award
Chub Mini Sound Bar

2016 
CES Innovation Honoree 
110 Curved UHD TV

2015 
IDA Silver Award - Office Equipment / Professional
Vispro Vision Care Filter

2013 
IF Design Award - Product Design
V101 LED TV

2012 
Red Dot Award - Product Design
Loop Smart LED TV

2002 
Massey University Cultural Award - Design

1998 
Awatapu Colleague Distinction Award of Design

2016
Red Dot Design Award - Product Design
H9700 Quantum Dot TV

2015 
IDA Gold Award - Other Products DesignVispro - Vision Care Filter

2015
Golden Pin Design Award - Product DesignH9700 Quantum Dot TV

2013
IF Design Award - Product DesignRC350 / RC520 Remote Control

2002
Marksman Design Award - 1st place, ICSID, NetherlandChef - Portable Hot Plate

1998
Awatapu Colleague Merit Award of Design

Recognition

2002 - 2003

Monorail Design Exhibition
Wellington Central Station, Tranz Metro New Zealand


Marksman Design Award
Massey University prospect magazine
Massey University Media Advertisement
Urbis Design Annual Magazine
Italian Domus Magazine 
Dominion Post Newspapers 
The Capital Times Newspapers 
Massey Newspapers
Pro Design Magazine
Live Talk Radio Morning Breeze , Wellington New Zealand
TVNZ Documentary, Asian Down Under