Yau Kai So-The Remains Contemporary Qipao
At Design Interviews
Interview with Yau Kai So : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Yau Kai So : I think the icon of royal or dragon cannot really cover the Chinese culture. In my opinion, the Chinese Culture should be more close real living style of the common and express in Chinese public. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Yau Kai So : I would like to use the typical Chinese flower's meaning of wishing to express on the updated Chinese layering technique. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Yau Kai So : Through this chance to share experience .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Yau Kai So : around one month .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Yau Kai So : I think human is getting on the track on I-generation (as 3D/4D dimension at fashion approach) .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Yau Kai So : I have no intention to put this design on production, instead, I will feel great is somebody will appreciate it. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Yau Kai So : No. It is my own design and I complete it by myself. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Yau Kai So : Restructuring the leather belt. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Yau Kai So : Actually I haven't influences or conduct any research on my design. Instead, it was inspirited from the core of Chinese culture. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Yau Kai So : I would like to show my ideas and concept oversea or international platform .
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