Yee Yuen Kwong-Shuttle Fabric
At Design Interviews
Interview with Yee Yuen Kwong : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Yee Yuen Kwong : It's the unique relationship between water and land and how they interconnect one another. With free flowing water movements and simplified outline of landscape, they come together to inspire and create new fabric. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Yee Yuen Kwong : Creating a new look for jacquard woven fabric. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Yee Yuen Kwong : About three months. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Yee Yuen Kwong : Actually it's for my graduation project in Zhejiang Sci-tech University. So to say, this design is a commission but also a decision to pursuit an inspiration. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Yee Yuen Kwong : Passion for jacquard woven fabrics. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Yee Yuen Kwong : Shuttle is an essential device used in jacquard weaving which is the point of this project. And it's also a form of transport that travels from a place to another place. It gives a sense of spirituality and an energetic, lively, and innovative feeling. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Yee Yuen Kwong : According to the abstract geometric pattern from nature, I tries to create the fabric rendered in delicate hues of magenta and purple, contrasting against silver piece that formed the final vignette. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Yee Yuen Kwong : Just try. Give myself a chance to show the idea and design to the world. .
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