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Biography: Richard Yang

In Richard Yang on June 10, 2009 at 8:48 am

Richard is a product designer who recently completed an MA in Transnational Arts from University of the Arts London- Camberwell College of Art. His most recent work explores his Hmong heritage within the context of identity construction and the complexities of diaspora, war, and preservation.  His overall design aesthetic however is inspired from the intricacies of everyday life; it is simple, practical, multi-layered and conscientious, all the while still fun and light-hearted.

In addition to his own work, he is a contributor to YankoDesign.com, a web magazine dedicated to introducing the best modern international design, covering from industrial design, concepts, technology, interior design, architecture, exhibition and fashion.  Prior to living in London, Richard resided in Los Angeles for nearly a decade where he also obtained an undergraduate degree in biology and a minor in studio arts. Richard is also an avid photographer and is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota.

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