Design is your understanding of life | Construction Union



Chen Xie-Jin (Left) and Wen Wei (Right) from Construction Union gives us a short and sweet interview about how they got into Interior design and the future of their company.

Q: Why did you get into Interior Design?

A: It's my major in college, and I gradually started loving it.


Q: How did you start up your career?

A: After graduation.


Q: Where does your inspiration come from?

A: From life, reading, and travelling.


Q: Can you tell us about a significant accomplishment or project that you regard as notable?

A: Currently no, because many projects are ongoing at present, and each of them is a new start.


Q: Where would you like to see your company in 5 years from now?

A: Gradually form our own style, and do more valuable design for the society.


Q: What project(s) are you working on at the moment?

A: Some interesting projects, most of them are chain brands.


Q: How do you think an Interior Designer should dress?

A: Simple and comfortable, be able to reflect his/her own design style.


Q: If you could design anything, what would it be?

A: My home.


Q: What type of restaurant would you choose to go to for dinner?

A: I prefer restaurants of good design.


Q: Can you give us a statement about Design

A: Design is your understanding of life.


Q: If you could describe your designs related to food, what would it be and why?

A: Spicy, because each project is a new embodiment!


Q: What do you think of the design trends in the future?

A: The value of design will be more and more recognised by the society.


Q: Who is your favourite Designer and why?

A: Alvar Aalto. His design has the modern architectural thoughts of exploring nationalisation and humanity.


Q: In which country would you like to have your project in?

A: Japan


Q: What element of a design is the most important thing to you?

A: I think the primary consideration is the spatial scale.


Q: What is your favourite cocktail?

A: I seldom drink, generally I will choose cocktail with more fruit juice ingredients.

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