Beck Kao is an industrial designer, engineer, comic artist, and beer lover. He likes to approach creation from variety of his interests and fan-based obsession in different forms. His works had ever honored from several design awards. For Now, Beck is a STEM toy designer. His first toy product "Solar 8 in 1"(aka Solarbots: 8-in-1 Solar Robot Kit) had been launched in US market in 2020.      

​Beck是一隻鯊魚俠, 工業設計師, 工程師, 玩具原型師, 業餘漫畫家, 與啤酒成癮者。他喜歡很爛的笑話, 苦澀的人生, Bauhaus的燈, 80-90s老港片, 稻中桌球社, 萬能麥斯玩具, 倪匡以及大衛寶兒。

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-Toy Designer

  CIC Components Ind Co Ltd, TW, 2019-Present

-Manufacturing Engineer 

  M4D LLC, CA, 2017-2018

-Studio Photographer

  worked with Martin Seck for MoMA, NYC, 2017-2018

-Industrial Design Intern 

  LeadOff Studio, NYC, 2016 -2017

-Product Designer 

  Formosan United Corporation, TW, 2012 -2014


-MFA_Industrial Design

  Parsons, The New School, USA2015 -2017

-BS_Industrial Design

-BS_Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering 

  National Cheng Kung University, TW, 2005-2011



2021 Toy Of The Year Award Finalist - Construction Toy, The Toy Association, USA

2020 Popular Mechanics's 2020 Game and Toy Award, USA

2020 Project [Stomiiformes] is exhibited, Museo del Design, Itlay 

2020 Metal figure toy [Metal Danger Series, Great White Shark] launched, Japan

2020 The first toy [Solar 8 in 1 ] launched into market, USA 

2019 European Product Design Award - Honorable Mention, EU

2019 A' Design Award Winner, Iron - Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design, Italy

2018 International Design Awards: Silver Winner - Professional Product Design, USA

2017 Passed his driver licence test, laguna hills DMV, USA

2017 Delaktig Project with IKEA/Tom Dixon/Parsons, USA

2016 The 3rd Place of Chocathon: Re-imagine the Godiva Chocolate Experience, USA

2016 Winner of MasterCard Fashion Hack Challenge, USA

2016 NYC x Design Week Exhibition at Seaport Museum, Project [Oliver's Armor/Cloak], USA

2015 Dean's Merlt Scholarship, Parsons, The New School, USA

2015 Partial IDE Faculty Scholarship, TU Delft, Netherland

2015 Holland Scholarship, TU Delft, Netherlands

2012 Winner of International Design Competition, Taiwan

2012 Sliver Prize of Quanzhou Creative Industrial Festival, China

2011  Design 100 Cool Magazine Selection, Project [Mountain Rescue Splint Pack], Taiwan

2011  Red Dot Award: Design Concept, Germany

2011  Soulangh New Designer Award, Taiwan

2011  Finalist of 30th YODEX, Taiwan


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