Amy Chiao is a designer working in color and material exploration. Originally from Southern California, Chiao comes from an eccentric family of Cantonese musicians and composers, Opera singers, and mannequin manufacturers. She holds a BFA in textiles from Rhode Island School of Design 2014. Chiao was a MIT Open Style Lab Fellowship designer summer 2014, working with clients, physical therapists, and engineers. Soon after she began to work as a footwear materials designer at Nike headquarters in Portland, Oregon for over 3 years. Having recently moved back to Los Angeles, she is excited for new opportunities to learn and grow in color and material trend research, development, and innovation.

 

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https://www.nike.com/launch/t/behind-design-womens-air-huarache-ultra-doernbecher-2016

http://textileartscenter.com/blog/italian-opera-and-mannequins-amy-chiao/

http://our.risd.edu/post/70219298698/wrapped-from-head-to-toe-in-a-thick-sheath-of-soft

 

 

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