Elaine Ng Yan Ling known as the ‘techno fairy’ by Elle Deco Magazine, brings together textiles, electronics, biomimicry, interiors and installations. Elaine is a British Chinese materialogist and a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London where she earned her Master of Design in Textile Futures with distinction. She is a TED fellow and is globally recognised, having worked with international design companies such as Nissan Design Europe and Nokia Design Beijing with multi-design awards. Her magical approach with material is acknowledged by some of the best in the field and has provided inspirations to many. She is hailed from Wired UK magazine as ‘The Chinese designer creates materials that move and grow like trees – but faster’.
Ng’s work has been exhibited at V&A and Science Museum in London, Textile Museum in Tilburg, Netherlands, Harbour Front Centre in Toronto, Espace EDF Art Foundation in Paris, Wuhao in Beijing, and Moleskine global galleries. Her art and design research has been widely featured internationally including Wired UK, Elle Decoration China, Surface Asia, AD Italia, AD China, China Daily, Yazter and Core 77 and many more.
Ng’s company, THE FABRICK LAB, is a bespoke textile consultancy, located in Hong Kong, creating and developing experimental textile surfaces and materials for bespoke luxury environments.