Alex Gao

Industrial Design / MA

I’m Alex Gao, born in Japan; raised in mainland China. I am a thriving industrial designer studying at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. A maker at heart, I also specialize in soft goods design and visualization. My professional experience includes working at design consultancies and w soft good manufacturers.

Overlander Roof Tent

This project is a roof top tent concept for California Overlanders. It is the result of a 15 week Industrial Design studio course at Academy of Art University. The class focused on identifying product problems, design opportunities and executing on a product solution that is driven by a human centered design process.

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