Scarlett Yang graduated from Central Saint Martins, Royal College of Art and Imperial College London, and established Studio Scarlett Yang, collaborating with the most exclusive museums and brands around the world, including: V&A, London Design Biennale, Dutch Design Week, Paco Rabanne, Rolls Royce, Nowness, SHOWstudio, The Fabricant and more.
The award-winning innovation artist behind the studio, creates a multidisciplinary approach to explore the life cycles of fashion textiles through her research. As one-to-watch in sustainable design technologies, Yang has been invited to speak at the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference in the presence of King Charles III and Sir Jony Ive. She has also been awarded prestigious prizes such as the LVMH x CSM Maison/0 award, The Mills Sustainability award and the Dezeen award, to name but a few.
Known for pioneering sustainable design, biomateriality and virtual environments, Studio Scarlett Yang is committed to bolstering the future of technology.
Having worked in couture ateliers, bio labs and digital fabrication studios, Yang brings forward a unique lens on new material developments and the supply chain. Yang’s unique approach to textiles ensures that she addresses ecological issues within the fashion industry via biodegradable and meta solutions.
Hero Image: Skin Series, The Fabricant Studios x Scarlett Yang. Copyright: © Scarlett Yang 2021-2022 // Scarlett Yang in collaboration with The Fabricant Studio.
V&A Museum x London Design Festival x Scarlett Yang // How to dress yourself digitally – Designers on sustainability: Scarlett Yang
Copyright: © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Scarlett Yang is an emerging designer who challenges waste in the fashion industry by experimenting with digital technologies to create innovative designs.
Through her hybrid approach she investigates the properties of biomaterials such as algae and seaweed, whilst also experimenting with augmented reality and virtual design to dress people digitally. Here she tells us about her career journey, creative process, and gives advice around working more sustainably.
This film was created in collaboration with the V&A Youth Collective as part of a series featuring creative design practitioners responding to the climate crisis: Youtube Playlist
Vogue Singapore: Scarlett Yang Feature // Copyright: © Scarlett Yang 2021-2022
Note – 0: Paco Rabanne x Scarlett Yang // © Scarlett Yang 2021-2022