Founded in 2013 by Isa Ye, Young Bird Plan, affiliated with Shanghai YoungBird Brand Management Co., Ltd is an international competition platform for global design talents. With three key elements, viz. fabrication, mentor’s guidance and interdisciplinary jury, it is fast becoming a leading voice in global design fields like urban design, architecture design, landscaping design, interior design, product design, logo design and fashion design. Since its inception, the platform has received submissions from 879 colleges and universities and 3,388 design institutes in 217 cities of 54 countries.
On the one hand, the platform constantly connects and meets various demands from political, business, and academic circles and actively fill supply and demand gaps among designers, manufacturers, developers, urban operators and users. It is committed to design and innovation, and offering opportunities for creative minds around the world to participate in creation process, so as to propel the implementation of design projects and products focusing on urban spaces and life aesthetics. Besides, Young Bird Plan is devoted to pushing the urban development and offering high-quality solutions to product updates. On the other hand, as one of the most influential design competition platforms around the world, it makes every effort to create opportunities for young designers.
By now, it has cooperated with several governments, development agencies and international brands, e.g., Suichang County of Zhejiang Province, Yongchuan District of Chongqing City, Suzhou New District, China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone, Vanke Group, China Fortune Properties, Westbund, Leliving, Sunbrella, Destelli, MATSU Group, Xiao Guan Tea, Dongpeng Group, etc.
In 2019, Young Bird Plan (youngbirdplan.com.cn) will completely upgrade into designverse (designverse.com.cn) in order to focus more on and offer more professional service to designers and design institutes, as well as to better establish and promote their brands.
designverse is a brand new design website with the aim of creating personal and institutes brands and promoting IP brands. It will cover all design fields like urban design, architecture design, landscape design, interior design, product design, logo design, fashion design, and art. Meanwhile, it will continue to operate the competition brand, Young Bird Plan.
Besides, designverse will make every effort to deeply explore design resources and select and integrate special news, projects, interviews and video. The whole industry trends and real nature of design will be displayed on designverse so that designers and institutes on the website will draw more attention from the industry and accumulate their influence.