Gary Cheung


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A collection of work and obsessions of a California-based nanotech engineer turned designer.

Gary graduated from ArtCenter’s Product Design program in 2018 and currently practices out of Venice, California.


©2023 Gary Cheung

Boolean

Electronics

2020


A 35mm camera driven by form logic of geometric boolean unions. Comfortably centered around a cylinder for controls and settings and a rectangular body to house film, flash, batteries and other processing electronics.

Materials: Anodized titanium shell, molded ABS skeleton, T* antireflective coated glass, TPU compound grip.


Concept.

Contra

Footwear

2018


Adaptive footwear utilizing the distinctive properties and materials of Carbon M2 3D printing. Designed for the downtown Los Angeles consumer, they feature an open lattice midsole imbued with photosensitive pigment to keep you cool, provide personalized support, and adjust to formality needs.

Materials: Knitted nylon, lycra, leather, polyester, EPU.


Prototype.

Digilith

Office Supplies

2020


Stapler mechanical retrofit intended to explore visual expression through usage, function and a safer loading/unloading sequence.

Materials: Anodized aluminumextrusion, polished aluminum, silicone base, and aluminum fasteners.


Concept.

Turnkey

Electronics

2020


Everyday carried earbuds. An exploration of form and function to revive objects of nostalgia.

Materials: Injection molded plastic, silicone ear tips, and aluminum/copper/titanium diaphragm sound driver.


Concept.

Speedrun

Wearable

2018


A 5 hour helmet speedrun with goals of achieving C2 curvature continuity throughout forms and transitions.

Materials: Windform composite, hesalite, polyurethane, TPU compound.


Concept.

M6_RW

Electronics

2020


A companion sized keyboard inspired by simple lattice textures and bold graphics used to highlight its unique materiality and low run manufacturing processes.

Materials: Anodized titanium shell, brass fasteners, silicone coated brass base, and custom moulded frosted and non-frosted doubleshot ABS DSA keycaps.


Concept.