Ben Hughes 胡本立




Ben trained as an Industrial Designer in the UK and started his career working for consultancies in London, Taipei, and Melbourne. During his career he has consulted for companies as diverse as Microsoft, Nokia, BenQ, Acer, Herman Miller, Porter International, MTV, Unilever, GSK, Costa Coffee, Orange, LG and Samsung. He was Course Director of MA Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins between 2000 and 2011. In 2011 he relocated to Beijing, where he was appointed Professor in the Industrial Design department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He continues to write about industrial design and run his own studio.


胡本立(Ben Hughes),英国工业设计师。Ben曾经旅居台湾和澳洲数年,从事设计顾问工作。之后在2000-2011年间,担任伦敦圣马丁设计学院工业设计系硕士课程总监及系主任。Ben曾在多位当代设计大师门下实习,并在国际上参与过多次设计联展,作品获得的奖项包括RSA, D+AD, Red Dot, IF等殊荣。Ben同时也从事设计评论写作,为国际知名Phaidon Design Classics系列, Blue Print建筑杂志,中国周末画报和安邸AD等撰写专栏。Ben经常以个人或指导教授的身份,带领学生团队为企业提供设计顾问和产品研究的合作,客户包括Nokia, Herman Miller, Porter International, MTV (UK), Unilever, GSK, Costa Coffee, Orange, LG, 三星等集团。2011年迁居中国北京,继续发展他在工业设计的专业和对写作的热爱。Ben目前为中央美院工业设计系访问教授,并主持他个人的工作室。