Dominique Taffin is Senior Manager Industrial Design at Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI). The native Frenchman heads the European Studio, one of the company’s three design studios worldwide. Here, he manages projects both for internal departments and customers from the automotive industry. As well as this, the studio provides support for innovative product visions and the conceptual design and development of new products, from the product idea up to market launch, in collaboration with the company’s American and Chinese locations. YFAI is headquartered in Shanghai and operates its European business from Neuss.
Dominique Taffin, born in 1966 in Chennevières sur Marne (France), has more than 25 years’ experience in industrial design. He has worked for the company since April 2015. He has had an international career. Before working for Johnson Controls / YFAI, Dominique Taffin worked for companies such as GE Plastics, IAD, Adam Opel AG and GE Healthcare and as a design strategy consultant for many companies throughout the world.
Dominique Taffin holds a Master in Product Design from the ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, Switzerland). He has previously lived and worked in France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Albania and India. He speaks French, Dutch, German, English and Italian.