Arnold is a multi-disciplined product design professional with experience in the many aspects of today’s product oriented business. Together with his academic background in industrial design and electrical engineering, Arnold has been professionally involved in areas of management, product development, manufacturing, international commerce, marketing and retail sales.

Work Samples

  • Furniture - Reflexion Chair

  • Furniture - CPH Chair

  • Furniture - Harold Chair

Work History

Arnold Chu 343 4th Ave, Apt 3L Brooklyn, NY 11215 +1-718-801-3453 (USA) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Extech Industries, New York, New York. 2005 - Present Merchandising Manager - International Import Department Cirkitech Electronics Ltd. Taipei, Taiwan. 2000 - 2004 Director - International Business Development Boxx International Corporation. Hawthorne, New York. 1995 - 2000 Project Manager – Computing Products Development Stereo People USA , New York, New York. 1992 - 1995 Retail Manager EDUCATION Pratt Institute, School of Art & Design, New York, USA. 2009 - 2012 Master of Industrial Design, Cum Laude The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2010 Summer Scandinavian Furniture Design Program Pratt Institute, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, New York, USA. 2008 - 2009 Industrial Design foundation courses Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York, USA. 1988 - 1992 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Cum Laude SPECIAL SKILLS COMPUTER OS Windows, Mac OS, UNIX. DESIGN SOFTWARE SolidWorks, Maya, Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Sketch Book Pro, Sketch UP, Pepakura Designer, Sculptris Alpha, DAVID scanning. BUSINESS SOFTWARE Microsoft Office Suite, Advance Excel training certification, Adobe Acrobat, Prophet 21, Crystal Report X. ROBOTICS Arduino Hardware & Software, iRobot Roomba ROI, Processing. PROTOTYPING Rapid prototyping ( SLA & Shapeways), Laser cutting, Wood working, Foam modeling, Metal tube bending, Welding, Vacuum forming, and Plastic thermal-deforming. LANGUAGE English, Chinese (Spoken & Written)


Pratt Institute



Designs Featured in DesignBoom, The Bohemerian, Life+Times, & Lushgazine. 2011 Exhibition, Perpetual Motion, ICFF New York. 2011 Exhibition, Cappellin, New York. 2011 Presenter, Apartment Therapy, New York. 2010 Exhibition, C.O.D.E Exhibition, Copenhagen. 2010