Weiche Wu 巫瑋哲 is a Taiwanese designer. He studied Industrial Design at Chang Gung University in Taiwan and received his MA in Industrial Design from Central St. Martins, London. In addition to product design, Weiche also specialises in graphic design, photography and critical design thinking. His expertise lies in shaping products in a very visual way, which in short means designing with a priority on aesthetics.

In 2011, Weiche worked with the French company, Rémy Martin, to generate a new concept for their heritage Louis XIII brand. The final outcome ’Cérémonie pour un Roi’ and ‘L'essence de Rémy Martin’ have been featured at MAISON & OBJECT in Paris, Salone in Milan, Wallpaper Magazine and in other global media.

Upon graduation from Central St. Martins, he joined Benjamin Hubert’s studio in London and participated in several iconic projects such as ‘Tenda’ lamp and ‘Construction Site’ in 2012 Designjunction.

In 2012, he founded Taipei based Union Atelier. The studio works on varying design commissions and collaborations; and with the deliberate intention to combine international design trends with Taiwanese traditions, the team has created, and consistently applies, their own unique signature design language.


Design with Alma
This product is an entertaining equipment in the water for who has poliomyelitis. Most of poliomyelitis people are legs paralysis. They can’t put forth their legs’ strength as easy as others; they can’t use their legs flutter kick like others do. Therefore, the using way of this entertaining equipment is a little bit like the way using kickboard. Put the equipment onto your abdomen, then using the handles at the left and right sides of the equipment to push forward the component below which similar flippers. Followed by, you can go forward in the water with this kickboard-liked equipment, furthermore, quick as surfing surfboard! In addition to give poliomyelitis people an aquatic activity; get rehabilitation effect by this aquatic activity; slow down the symptom of post polio syndrome. Also supply others a new kind of aquatic activity.

Design Features
1. Easier way to control.
2. Effort-saving using manner.
3. Combine a new using way, and shrink the original size of surfboard for easy carry. Moreover let user on and off this equipment easier.
4. Make poliomyelitis people do rehabilitation exercise and get the benefit from rehabilitation exercise in the water.
5. Fit in with all type of build.

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