Mannase will provide independent designers with informative content that is relevant to their working life as designers. We sat down with designer Baiyang Luo to discuss her profession as a designer. Baiyang.Luo is a fashion designer specialized in knitwear. In most of her collections she got inspired by artworks from varies artists. But what influenced her the most is her own culture, which is from Beijing,China. “I have a free-spirit, definitely. I don’t like to over control myself on dong a specific style or to use a specific color for my design. I like to try new techniques and to explore for each season, also I like to create a story for each of my collections.” She likes to focus on using high quality materials and to pay attention on the details. “Making mistakes is a way to improve. I learn from mistakes and failure.” Baiyang’s graduation work was also selected to be presented in both Neiman Marcus and in Beijing National Stadium(Bird’s Nest) which was where the 2008 Beijing Olympic game was held.
1.Who is Baiyang Luo?
Baiyang Luo is a fashion designer specialized in knitwear.
2. What inspires Baiyang Luo?
In most of my collections I get inspired by artworks from various artists which I combine with my own thoughts and inspiration. What influences me most is my own culture – Bejing, China.I have a free-spirit, definitely. I like to try new technique and to explore for each season, also I like to create a story for each of my collections.
3. Talk to us about your design process? How was art school helped you develop as a designer?
I like to focus on using high quality materials with a very high attention to detail. I see mistakes as a way to improve and learn. Attending FIT in New York,Central Saint Martins in London and Polimoda in Italy has given me a truly global perspective on design.