He believes that everything ultimately is just storytelling.
Zihan is a designer in NYC who creates award-winning graphics, brands, products, apps, videos, and even jet contrails to tell unforgettable stories.
Recent Awards
Ecuador Poster Bienal
Awarded | Quito | 2018
Graphis Poster Annual
Awarded | New York | 2018
iF Design Award
Awarded | Hannover | 2018
Creative International Award
Awarded | Louisville | 2017
Red Dot Award
Awarded | Berlin | 2017
Nominated | Singapore | 2017
Awarded | Singapore | 2015
The Blooom Award
Nominated | Dusseldorf | 2017
The One Show
Awarded | New York | 2017
Graphis New Talent Annual
Awarded | New York | 2017
World Illustration Awards
Nominated | London | 2017
IDA Design Award
Awarded | Los Angeles | 2016
Coca-Cola Design Award
Nominated | Shanghai | 2015
Creative for a Cause
Nominated | New York | 2015
Selected Patents
Method and Device for Authenticating Wireless Pairing and/or Data Transfer between Two or More Electronic Devices
Systems, Devices anor Methods for Managing Water and Soap
US 15623198 A
Systems, Devices andor Methods for Text Rendering on Electronic Devices
US 15420327 A
Systems, Devices andor Methods for Managing Emergency Communications
Recent Interviews
Exclusive Interview with the Founder of SECStudio: About His Life
Class of 2017: High Flying Art Student Has One Patent to His Name, More Pending
Inventors Digest
Patented Water Conserving Device is Just the Start for Knowledge Hungry Renaissance Man
The Daily Progress
Three UVa Graduating Students Breaking the Mold (Cover)
Kunshan Daily
Kunshan High School Graduate Received Red Dot Award (Cover)
Recent Experience
Founder & Designer
Since 2015
Design Intern
2018 Summer
Design & Creative Intern
2017 Summer
School of Visual Arts
MFA Products of Design
2017-2019 | New York
University of Virginia
BA Studio Art & Architecture
2013-2017 | Charlottesville
ARTC China
Industrial Advanced 3D Modeling
Architectural 3D Modeling
2015 | Beijing & Shanghai
China Conservatory
Solo Saxophone Performance
Certified Class 10/10
Charlottesville Flight School
Private Pilot
Federal Aviation Administration