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Dino ShiYong Zhao

About Dino

Born in Taiwan, Dino ShiYong Zhao(he/him) is a communication designer passionate about sustainability and storytelling currently based in London. 

In 2004, Dino finished his BA degree in Industrial and Product Design at Tunghai University, Taiwan. Following his graduation, he worked as a display stylist and installation designer at a department store while also working as a freelance graphic designer. 

To broaden his vision interdisciplinarily and develop profound meaning in his works, Dino joined the spatial practice programme Narrative Environments at Central Saint Martins, the University of the Arts London. During his studies, Dino acquired the capability to engage his design with the audience and the collaboration experience with the British Museum, the Paddington Partnership, and London Wildlife Trust. 

With experience in graphics, installation and production, his multidisciplinary background in design means that his works are based on sound knowledge and provide unique perspectives.

graphic designer, visualisation artist and installation designer

| Experience |

  • 2021 – present _Graphic Designer_Bally's Corporation, London, UK

  • 2017 – present _Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Portfolio Tutor

  • 2019 _Prop Making and Production Assistant Intern_Arch Model Studio LTD, London, UK 

  • 2019 _Art Decorator Assistant Intern_Stripeland LTD (currently called Ben Austin Design), London, UK

  • 2019 _Tezenis Industry-Academia Collaboration Christmas Window Display at Oxford St, London

  • 2018 _Conceptual Exhibition Design Project with the British Museum 

  • 2015 – 2017 _Display Stylist/ Installation Designer_CMP Group, Lifestyles and Retailing Department, Taichung, Taiwan 

  • 2013 – 2014 _Furniture Design Intern_NEO ARCO (furniture development studio), Taichung, Taiwan

  • 2013 _Exhibition Design Intern_CMP Group, Lifestyles and Retailing Department, Taichung, Taiwan

| Credit Project |

| Achievement |

  • 2020 _Maison/0 Green Trail Award 2020 _Shortlist

  • 2020 _MullenLowe NOVA Awards 2020 _Nomination

  • 2019 _Paddington Connections Competition _Shortlisted Team

  • 2012 _KING TONY Industry-Academia Collaboration Hand Tools Design _Honorable Mentions

| Education |

  • 2018 – 2020 _University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins, UK_ MA Narrative Environments  

  • 2010 2014 _Tunghai University, Taiwan_ BA Industrial and Product Design

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