• Shi-Kai Tseng

    Assistant Professor

    Studio Shikai Design Director

    Royal College of Art – Design Products MA

    Ming Chuan University Department Of  Product Design

    Shikai Tseng is an awards wining multi-disciplinary designer base in Taiwan. His works focus on the exploration of materials, design processes and stories behind, with his sensitive sense, the results are usually poetic and various. His works range cover objects, lighting, furniture, space and food. After graduating with an MA in Design Products from the Royal College of Art in 2011, he founded the London-based, award-winning joint-studios Poetic Lab and Beyond Object and left in mid 2015, and curated numbers remarkable exhibition and events, include Eataipei for World Design Capital Taipei 2016, and Eatopia for 2016 London Design Biennale Taiwan Pavilion, both focus on how the cultures, issues and histories could be passed to audiences through food and multi dimensions senses.


    He now works as the assistant professor in Shih Chien University, also the director of Studio Shikai.



    2021- now, assistant professor, Shih Chien University

    2018-now, Visiting Tutor at Shih Chien University

    2017 Director, Hualien International Stone Workshop

    2016 Curator, Eatopia, Taiwan Pavilion, London Design Biennale 2016

    2015-2017 Lecturer at Taiwan University of Science & Technology

    2015– Curator, Eataipei, 2016 WDC Taipei, London

    2013-2015 Co-founder/Design Director, Beyond Object, UK

    2013-2015 Co-founder/Design Director, Poetic Lab Design Ltd., UK 2008-2011 MA, Product Design Course, RCA, London, UK



    2019 Design Anthology Award – Best Accessory Design Winner

    2019 Design Anthology Award – Best Lighting Design Finalist

    2018 Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair – The Great One Award – Best Exhibition Design

    2017 Shopping Design Taiwan Design BEST 100 – Best Designer of the Year

    2017 Shopping Design Taiwan Design BEST 100 – Best Local Culture Contribution Award

    2017 LaVie Taiwan Creative Award 100 – Best Exhibition of the Year, Eatopia

    2017 Good Design Award Japan- Hand Drip Coffee Set for JIA. inc

    2016 Shopping Design Taiwan Design BEST 100 – Best Exhibition of the Year, Eatopia

    2015 M&O Asia Rising Talent Award

    2014 EllE DECORATION INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD, China Region, Young design talent

    2013 Salone Satellite – Design Report Award – Grand Prize

    2013 Salone Satellite – Salone Satellite Award – Third Prize

    2007-2009  Braun Prize, iF Concept, Red dot design award



    2018 The Food & City, Curator, ShenZhen International Furniture Fair, China

    2017 Hualien International Stone Workshop, Curator, Taiwan

    2017 Way to Home, Way to the Future, Talisman, Palazzo Clerici, Milan, Italy

    2017 Taiwanese Grocery Explosion, Co-curator, Taiwan Culture Expo

    2016 Eatopia, Curator London Design Biennale Taiwan Pavilion, UK

    2015 Eataipei, Curator, World Design Capital 2016 Taipei – London Special Exhibition

    2014 Ripple for Lobmeyr, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Milan, Italy2014 Bamboo Forest, mint, London, UK

    2014 Bamboo Forest – Salone Satellite, Salone Del Mobile, Milan, Italy

    2013 Lightopia – Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany

    2013 Beyond Object – Designjunction, London Design Week, London, UK

    2013 Illumination – Maison&Objet, Curated by Elizabeth Leriche, Paris, France

    2013 Beyond Object – Salone Satellite, Salone Del Mobile, Milan, Italy

    2012 Bronze China – Porto Cervo 2012, Gallery FUMI, Sardinia, Italy

    2012 PhotoGraphy – Polifemo Photography Associatio, Salone del Mobile 2012, Milan, Italy

    2011 PhotoGraphy Film in POWER OF MAKING, V&A Museum, London, UK

    2011 RCAintent, Salone Del Mobile, Milan, Italy

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