|How old were you when you first developed an
active interest in shoe design?
I think I must have
been 21, at the time that I was a sophomore. I was doing a BA on Fashion
Accessory Design that included bags, shoes, jewelry.
honest, I love all of them. Later I attended several competitions about
shoe design, to which I dedicated a lot of energy and effort. I then
decided that shoe design is my favourite thing. Just like in
relationship , in the beginning, you might just like her or him, which
is quite superficial.
But when your relationship gradually
deepens, as you dedicate energy and invest emotionally into this
relationship, you know that she or he is your true love.
design is just like this for
me.Would you share with us the philosophy behind “The
Layering Movement 2016”?
My collection is inspired
by 3D layering texture effect. Improving injection mold technique to
create excellent dynamic 3D layering texture materials is my design
guideline. Actually, this collection closer to a commercial direction.
It does not have any deep philosophy. Two points are very important for
me when I design shoes. One of them is that shoes must be beautiful or
cool, the second point is that they should be wearable and comfortable. I
do not like shoes that look ugly, even they have an interesting
concept. I also want to design unique shoes, not only in terms of
Looking back, do you think that there
have been significant changes between the way
you used to work
when you started out and the way you work now?
me , that is the same, each of my collection follows a commercial
direction. So my design guideline is to focus on my target consumer.
I still care about what clients want and what I can do to
satisfy ther needs.
Is there a pair of shoes that you long to
Yes, I hope I can design a most beautiful
shoes for my wife, for our wedding ceremony.
It will be a
unique pair that nobody else in the world will have.