Education

MA Textiles (Woven Textile) – Royal College of Art – Sep 2019 > present (will graduate in Jun 2021)

BA  Textile design – University of the Arts London – Chelsea College of Arts – Sep 2016 > Jun 2019

Foundation Art and Design – University of the Arts London – Sep 2015 > May 2016

Experience

GGUP fashion Ltd, Beijing, China. Online Freelance designer from Dec 2020 – Apr 2021.

*Logo design and Child’s wear  stylist

*Colour and trend research ( material study for specific sensitive skin)

Desigual (Barcelona) Clothing Ltd Sales Department London. Sales assistant from Aug 2018. – Feb 2019.

*Quickly integrate into a multicultural work environment and independently learn basic Spanish to deal with customers in the brand’s native region

*Use of multilingualism to solve many urgent customer needs due to cultural differences

Mujirushi Ryohin Keikau Co, Ltd, London, The UK. Sales assistant and researcher from Aug 2017 –  Jan 2018.

*Marketing research and customer service 

*Sustainable slow design study

Kingswind (Beijing) Fashion Co., Ltd, Beijing,China. Design Department. Freelance designer from Jul 2016 – May 2017.

*Worked on an independent winter collection

*Assisted in the selection of fabrics and accessories on several occasions and worked with the design team on some of the menswear collections

Skills & Software

  • Woven textile Design
  • Woven textiles making skill with Hand looms, Dobby looms and Jacquard design
  • Adobe software: Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign / Premiere Pro / Lightroom
  • CMF (colour, material and finish) design
  • Hand Drawing, Illustration skills
  • Photography
  • Dyeing skills: Acid and Direct dyes
  • Print skills: screen print and digital print
  • Basic hand embroidery

Selected Exhibitions

  • Online Work in Progress Show  (https://wip2021.rca.ac.uk/students/fei-gu)  Feb 2021
  • Work in Progress Show (Logitech & RCA) – Hockney Gallery, London, The UK. Feb 2020
  • BA Degree Show – Chelsea College of Arts, London, The UK.  Jul 2019
  • Permière Vision International Exhibition of Clothing Textile – Paris, France. Feb 2018

Award

  • Grand Design Challenge, Logitech and Royal College of Art. Group project, Shortlist. Feb 2020

Collaboration / project

  • Fashion accessories collaboration with Nuonuo Yu, London, The UK. Mar 2020