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Education

2016 - 2018 

Royal College of Art 

MA Textiles - Knitted Textiles

 

2013 - 2016 

Chelsea College of Arts and Design

BA (Hons) Textiles Design- First class Hons

 

2012 - 2013 

Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Major in Textiles design. Overall grade - Merit

 

Exhibitions

2018             

Craft Tech: Victoria & Albert Museum, London                                                                                      

Craft Tech: Hong Kong Medical Museum, Hong Kong                                                                                                                                      

2017-2018 

Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London

                                                                        

2017             

Royal College of Art Show                                                                                                                                     

2017- 2018

Bradford Textiles Awards exhibition, Dye House Gallery, UK

 

2016             

Talent 2016, London

Named as one of the top 22 best graduate designer-makers of 2016 from across the UK by Craft Central (The London Design Festival)

 

Unpacked Show, Hong Kong

 

Chelsea College of Art Degree Show, London

 

Pitti Filati, Florence, Italy 

 

2015           

Premier Vision, Paris                                                                                                                        

2014           

When Arts Meet, Hong Kong                                                                                                            

The Moving Gallery, London

 

Professional Experience

2017           

Julien Macdonald knitwear internship                                                                                                         

2015- 2016 

Yat Sing Leather Goods Manufacturing Company Limited

Commissioned work 

Research and design for the trend colour palette and design of AW17/18 and AW 16/17 collections

 

2015           

Knitwear assistant at Helen Lawrence internship                                                                            

Tomoko Yamanaka Knitwear internship

 

Freelance Knitwear swatch design for Julia Pines 

                                                                                            

Helen Lawrence knitwear internship (production)                                                                                           

2014       

Julia Pines Knitwear internship                                                                                                                              

Freelance Hong Kong Baptist University music booklet design                                                                                                        

2013

Summer course art and design teacher                                                                                                                

Collaborations

2018

Collaboration with Carley Mullally

Make an Optical fiber Jumper

Exhibited at Hong Kong Medical Museum and Edinburgh ArcInTex Conference.  

 

2017

Collaboration with Product designers, Katrine Hesseldahl, Victor Strimfors and Marianne Bauer

Design and produce innovative upholstered furniture.

Received Helen Hamlyn Award 2017 and The Robin and Lucienne Day Prize 2017.

 

2015

Collaboration with Qiying Fang (CSM  Menswear)

Assisting with knitwear design and collaborating with other designers

 

2014

Collaboration with Megan Doyle

Make costumes for waiters and table decorations for a fundraising dinner for 200 people at Temple Place on 20 Nov 2014 

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Awards

2018

The British Wool Award, Bradford Textile Awards,1st Prize     

                                                         

The Clothworkers’ Company Award (New technologies), Bradford Textile Awards. Commendation   

    

2017

The Clothworkers' Foundation Award, Bradford Textile Awards. 1st Prize                                                                                                                     

The Woolmark Company Award, Bradford Textile Awards. 2nd Prize

 

2016

The Lane Crawford Scholarship 2016 – shortlisted                                                                                        

Skills

Working with domestic and industrial knitting machines, hand knitting and crochet.

Fabric and yarn research and sourcing.

Basic sewing machine, hand stitching, weaving, screen printing, digital printing and dyeing.

Good communication and presentation skills in English, Chinese and Cantonese