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tim li is a designer based in los angeles and shanghai.

tim draws reference from culture and history to reimagine opportunities. from ideation to the final outcome, he is interested in crafting visual stories that fuses aesthetics, graphics and emotion. he strongly believes that his role as a designer is to create thoughtful, well-built objects that reflect today and last tomorrow.



a collection of projects tim worked on for real and fictional clients.

(silent rhapsody)

a brand tim co-founded in 2021 that focuses on furniture and lifestyle objects


or ‘unmotivated designers club’, a practice he started with lulu at the start of pandemic to combat the creative dryspell when school’s not in session.

(qiu design studio)

a studio based in shanghai that he interned with, in which he participated in a wide range of projects from product to branding design.


a studio based in shanghai that he collaborated with on several projects including product and interior design.