Biography

Dr Jeanne Tan

Jeanne Tan is Associate Professor of Design at the Institute of Textiles & Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She earned her PhD from the Glasgow School of Art, UK. Jeanne’s work investigates the interface of design and technology. She often utilizes textiles and fashion as a communicative platform; integrating traditional craft and engineering as the syntax of the creation’s narrative. Her research interests include intelligent material design, interactive textiles for well-being, hybrid design processes and smart wearables. Jeanne’s research had involved working collaboratively with institutions such as Hong Kong Sheng Kong Hui, Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, HK and Humansa (New World Development). Her design based research had been internationally exhibited at venues such as, Victoria and Albert Museum, UK; London Design Week 2018, Museum Fünf Kontinente, Germany and Today Art Museum, China. Jeanne is often asked to speak about her research at Tedx, the Royal College of Art, UK; Parsons School of Design, USA and Hongik University, Korea. She actively engages with international creative communities and the general public via invited designer residencies. Her design work had been featured in international and regional media such as Harper’s Bazaar, WGSN and Xinhua News. As a design consultant, Jeanne works with many companies and organizations to implement fashion, textile and creative education solutions. Some of her consultancies include LVMH Group (Celine, Givenchy, Kenzo, Loewe, Marc Jacobs), Nike, Alibaba, The Hong Kong SAR Government (EMSD) and The Hong Kong Red Cross.

 

Team


PhD Student, The Institute of Textiles & Clothing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Email: lan.ge@connect.polyu.hk

Carrie, Ge Lan


 

PhD Student, The Institute of Textiles & Clothing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Email: heeyoung.kim@connect.polyu.hk

Heeyoung Kim

Amy Chen


 

PhD Student, The Institute of Textiles & Clothing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Email: amy.f.chen@connect.polyu.hk

Contact 

Dr Jeanne Tan

 Associate Professor,

The Institute of Textiles & Clothing

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Hung Hom, Kowloon HKSAR
Tel: (852) 2766 4124
Email: jeanne.tan@polyu.edu.hk
www.drjeannetanresearch.com
www.itc.polyu.edu.hk
www.polyu.edu.hk

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