Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Jingwen Zhang ("JZ") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.
JZ : I grew up in Shanghai, China before arriving in America in 2014 to study Accessory Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). I am currently seeking a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree and is expected to graduate in the spring of 2018. I earned her bachelor degree in Industrial Design at Donghua University.
JZ : During the learning of accessories design, I realized that my true calling was accessory design because the discipline combines fashion, function, and creativity.
JZ : I chose to become a design because I have huge passion and enthusiasm in the fashion field.
JZ : I prefer to design handbags and footwear for the most of the time.
JZ : Feel free to spread out the imagination, ideas and being creative.
JZ : A good designer would design a good product, while a great designer would thinking in a wider view of people, global wise, and environment.
JZ : A good design I feel like it would make people’s life easier and beneficial’s them.
JZ : It would help people in their there to make their life easier. The good design which could probably help them save a lot of time.
JZ : I plan to design a collection which fits the high fashion market needs.
JZ : I have couples new design which needs the equipment and time for realizing. Those are all in my schedule for producing.
JZ : Most of my design is conceptual, the special outlook of it which could attract people’s attention. However, it also able to provide the functionality for people to really use it in their lives.
JZ : Karl Lagerfeld is one of my favorite greatest designers.
JZ : Boyy bag is also one of my favorite items now. Since it’s fashionable and also classic which could fit a lot different occasion.
JZ : The comfort coat which could transform into a bag. It looks modern, comfortable to wear and useful.
JZ : Actually, I’ve also learned about jewelry design and fashion design which I believe those skills would help me a lot in accessories design process for the pattern making and hardware design parts.
JZ : Dancer. I impacted a lot of form art starting from my childhood.
JZ : The design is something which would make people’s life easier and with higher quality.
JZ : My parents are my biggest supporter. With all their encourages and support that I could come abroad and realize my dream.
JZ : The love and passion for fashion.
JZ : The limit of the time since I need to do all design, pattern and producing all by myself.
JZ : I feel like just say whatever how they really think and gathered their ideas in truth.
JZ : I am planning to get my line sometime in the future.
JZ : I wish to be a top designer for a luxury brand, but also I hope to have my own brand under my name as well.
JZ : Keeping come up with fresh ideas.
JZ : It could help in the system, either or benefits in people’s lives.
JZ : I am currently working on some design and collaboration with some companies.
JZ : My comfort and geta inheritance collection.
JZ : I hope the design industry would have more different new and special design coming out in the market in the coming years.
JZ : I hope the design would go more and more globalized.
JZ : It usually takes about three months.
JZ : It depends.
JZ : Design the products which would beneficial peoples’ in their lives.
JZ : I feel like actually, the design would set more on the trends. Meanwhile, it diffuses from upper to the bottom in the fashion market.
JZ : It plays an important role in my design. My design comes with a minimalist look, but also with unique technology and functions.
JZ : Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign.
JZ : It would support the design to look better and getting a better-using experience.
JZ : How would you like your design to appeal to the people?
JZ : I usually get my sources, elements, and ideas from my lives. I like walking around and trying to explore and discover new elements and technology.
JZ : It depends on the projects that I am working on.
JZ : High fashion market.
JZ : Accessories history book.
JZ : By learning from other masters, gaining advise and suggestions from the public.
JZ : People who work in the fashion industry.
JZ : It provides me the recognition that people like my work and encourages me in the design field.
JZ : I prefer white and things with a minimalist design.
JZ : Trying to make a custom handmade heel is difficult and it takes time.
JZ : When I see the real product, it gives me a huge accomplishment for myself.
JZ : I started to learn art in dancing and drawing since I was a child. It’s my dream to be an artist since I was young.
JZ : I would fulfill my whole life with design.
JZ : Thanks for like my design! For business purpose, please feel free to e-mail email@example.com.
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