Master of Design (Conceptual Design in Context),
Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, Germany
Bachelors of Arts (Industrial Design),
National University of Singapore
Awarded the “Young Design Talent of the Year” at Elle Deco International Design Awards 2014, Hunn Wai in partnership with Francesca Lanzavecchia make up the Italian - Singaporean creative office of Lanzavecchia + Wai. They believe that being designers means being researchers, engineers, craftsmen and story-tellers all at the same time.
Lanzavecchia + Wai has garnered attention and accolades in major design platforms such as the SaloneSatellite , Fuori Salone and the Triennale Design Museum in Milan (IT), MAXXI - the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome (IT), DepotBasel (CH), Interieur Kortrijk (BE), IMM in Cologne (DE), Tokyo Design Week (JP) and Beijing Design Week (CN).
Their work have been represented and promoted in internationally renowned periodicals like Elle Décor, *Wallpaper, Newsweek, FRAME, Flash Art, Form, Metropolis, ICON, DAMn, Items etc…
Their work spans from limited editions for galleries and museums, mass products for major companies, to special commissions for brands like AgustaWestland Helicopters, Alcantara, Samsonite and Mercedes Benz.