Redress Design Award

2019 Yiting Yu

Yu Yiting

Redress Design Award 2019 Semi-FINALIST

Bio

Yu Yiting is a semi-finalist of the Redress Design Award 2019 and holds a Fashion Design degree from Shih Chien University, Taiwan. She is currently working as an Assistant Designer for ZUO in Taipei.

“The excessive waste I have witnessed that is created throughout the fashion industry drives me to be a sustainable designer. From high-end brands using only the most beautiful part of materials during lay planning through to fast fashion labels creating waste through production inefficiency, it’s all saddening to see”. - Yu Yiting

redress Design Award Collection

Yiting’s Redress Design collection ‘Blue Tears’, is named after the Chinese translation of microplastics - ‘tears of a mermaid’. She was influenced by the extensive pollution of our oceans from microfibres in our clothing and the damage it is causing. Yiting applies reconstruction and up-cycling to secondhand clothing and industry surplus textiles.

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REGION:
Taiwan

DESIGN TECHNIQUES:
Up-cycling, Reconstruction

COLLECTION:
Womenswear