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The Digital Atelier: Design for the Metaverse

Thursday 13 July
15:00 – 15:30
The Studio

Discover the future of digital fashion design in an exclusive panel talk with leading experts!

Digital fashion design is on the rise, and designers at the forefront of this movement are pushing the boundaries of how garments are perceived in both physical and virtual worlds. These designers harness new skills that have evolved from the conventional design and manufacturing process, and merged with 3D digital design.

Similarly to the traditional studio or atelier, finessing a digital garment often involves many people and processes, although the outcome can be worlds a part from the haute couture or ready-to-wear that appears on runways each year.

Join us at The Digital Atelier panel talk to hear from leading experts and pioneering digital designers on the future of design for the metaverse.

This event is part of our digital series, which covers three rapid-fire panel talks with industry leaders from the digital fashion space. Whilst you’re in the neighbourhood, why not sign up for the rest of our digital series:

Leanne Elliott-Young – CEO + Co-Founder, Institute of Digital Fashion
IoDF stands as an emblem for change, driving the fashion industry towards a more democratic and sustainable future. Their platform and manifesto aim to revolutionise the use of technology and digital from creation to consumer. With expertise in AR, VR, UX, NFTs, digital try-ons, research papers, and metaverse consultancy, IoDF offers world-class immersive digital solutions, strategies, and innovations. By pushing boundaries and exploring the realms of the metaverse, IoDF leads the way in digital fabrication, IRL x URL experiences, diverse digital representation, and immersive VR, AR, and WebXR environments.

Janey Park
Janey Park is a Global Business Executive from the Fashion & Beauty Industry with extensive experience in Marketing, Communications, Strategy, Retail Operations, Merchandising and Business Development across companies like LVMH, Nordstrom and Lane Crawford Joyce Group. After spending 10+years across Asia in Hong Kong, Macau, China, South Korea and covering APAC markets, she moved back stateside. She jumpstarted into Web3 as a Brand Strategy Consultant, Content Creator, Writer, Speaker and with a show on Rug Radio at the intersection of fashion, tech and culture. Most recently she was Head of Marketing & Growth at The Fabricant. Currently, she is a multi-hyphenate who is building something in stealth mode.

Stephy Fung, Digital Fashion Artist
Stephy Fung is a leading 3D digital fashion artist and educator based in London. She has worked with clients such Dell, Gucci, Vogue Singapore, Glenfiddich and Snapchat; and has been featured in VICE, Nylon Magazine and Hypebeast. She also creates content on social media to educate her audience about digital fashion careers and about the industry.

XT PROJECTS, Digital Artist
XT PROJECTS is a creative practice run by creative/art director and digital artist Christie Morgan (she/her). Her experience spans visual communications using a wide range of established and emerging technologies, working with mediums such as AR/VR, extended realities, wearables, CGI or 3D design, animation and interaction design. In more recent times, she has shifted her focus to Web3 and the Metaverse where she brings in her deep interests in digital culture, fashion, technology, art and gaming together for cross-platform creative projects.

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