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The Fractal Geometry of Life

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The Fractal Geometry of Life

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Nature's DNA

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Nature's DNA

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Mystic Girls and Butterflies - CNIII
Carving Through a Rose Window
Carving Through a Rose Window

The purpose of this design was to incorporate pattern digitizing, laser cutting, and engraving to develop a two-piece dress inspired by a rose window found in the Gothic structure, the Chartres Cathedral in France.

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Carving Through a Rose Window
Carving Through a Rose Window

The purpose of this design was to incorporate pattern digitizing, laser cutting, and engraving to develop a two-piece dress inspired by a rose window found in the Gothic structure, the Chartres Cathedral in France.

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Visual Illusions of Dekoboko
Visual Illusions of Dekoboko

Chanmi G. Hwang and Ling Zhang (04/2014)

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Visual Illusions of Dekoboko
Visual Illusions of Dekoboko

The purpose of this design was to incorporate an unconventional design technique, dekoboko from Nakamichi (2012), with digital textile printing to create visual illusions and dimensions on a dress.

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Visual Illusions of Dekoboko
Visual Illusions of Dekoboko

Chanmi G. Hwang and Ling Zhang (04/2014)

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Water-Lilies
Water-Lilies

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Water-Lilies
Water-Lilies

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Chinese Garden from Upcycled Clothin
Chinese Garden from Upcycled Clothin

Inspired by the floor tiles of Chinese Garden in Suzhou. Laser cut technique was used to create the patterns of the floor tiles. The men's neckties introduce flexibility into upcycling focusing on transforming the textures, colors, and prints of neckties into new design elements

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C Garden Front copy.jpg

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Chinese Garden from Upcycled Clothin
Chinese Garden from Upcycled Clothin

Inspired by the floor tiles of Chinese Garden in Suzhou. Laser cut technique was used to create the patterns of the floor tiles. The men's neckties introduce flexibility into upcycling focusing on transforming the textures, colors, and prints of neckties into new design elements

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The Beauty of Gothic (02/2015)
The Beauty of Gothic (02/2015)

Ling Zhang and Chanmi G. Hwang (02/2015) Two women's leather jacket and 16 ties were upcycled into a women's dress that was inspired by gothic architecture. Patterns were strategically placed and digitized through Optitex to ensure minimum waste. Based on the inspiration, patterns (pointed arch and flowers etc.) were developed in Illustrator and parts of leather were laser cut using Trotec.

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The Beauty of Gothic (02/2015)
The Beauty of Gothic (02/2015)

Ling Zhang and Chanmi G. Hwang (02/2015) Two women's leather jacket and 16 ties were upcycled into a women's dress that was inspired by gothic architecture. Patterns were strategically placed and digitized through Optitex to ensure minimum waste. Based on the inspiration, patterns (pointed arch and flowers etc.) were developed in Illustrator and parts of leather were laser cut using Trotec.

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Fibonacci for Fashion
Fibonacci for Fashion

Ling Zhang (2007)

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Fibonacci for Fashion
Fibonacci for Fashion

Ling Zhang (2007)

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Life of Earth
Life of Earth

Ling Zhang (10/2013)

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ISU annual fashion show
ISU annual fashion show

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Life of Earth
Life of Earth

Ling Zhang (10/2013)

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The Influence of Marie Antoinette
The Influence of Marie Antoinette

Ling Zhang (05/2013)

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The Influence of Marie Antoinette
The Influence of Marie Antoinette

Digital embroidery techniques

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The Influence of Marie Antoinette
The Influence of Marie Antoinette

Ling Zhang (05/2013)

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The Days on My Past
The Days on My Past

Ling Zhang (2007)

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The Days on My Past
The Days on My Past

Ling Zhang (2007)

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Beijing Opera
Beijing Opera

Ling Zhang (2008)

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Beijing Opera
Beijing Opera

Ling Zhang (2008)

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Silence Leaves
Silence Leaves

Ling Zhang (2007)

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Silence Leaves
Silence Leaves

Ling Zhang (2007)

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Blooming Colors
Blooming Colors

Ling Zhang (2007).

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Blooming colors
Blooming colors

Digital Printing Technique

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Blooming Colors
Blooming Colors

Ling Zhang (2007).

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