Hana Chiang is a fashion designer and graphic artist originally from Taiwan, now based in Vancouver, Canada. Hana was trained in graphic design and fine art at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan, then completed a Fashion Design diploma at Blanche Macdonald Centre in Vancouver.
Hana has worked in the Vancouver fashion industry over the past 12 years. She is experienced in design, development, and production in the studio, CMT locally, and working with vendors overseas. She has a good understanding of the women's, men's, and children's wear markets. She is knowledgeable in a wide variety of commodities: woven tops, knits, dresses, sweaters, outerwear, denim, leggings, intimates, and other bottoms.
Hana's expertise lies in various areas as follows:
Please see the portfolio page for work examples.
Hana believes that the best working process brings out the best result. She carefully considers each step from research to sketches, development, and final design. She often asks herself lots of questions, like "Is there a different or better way to do this?", "Who is this for?", "What is the purpose?", and " When and how the products will be delivered?
Hana also has great curiosity and a desire to continue learning new skills and processes and work with new people. She would like everyone to see her passion through her work.
In 2019, Hana felt the urgency to eliminate developing waste and pollution for a better future. She endeavours to implement 3D into the process to review designs and garment fitting for efficiency.
Currently, Hana holds a 3D Technical Designer role at Linus Media Group/Creator Warehouse in Surrey, Canada.
In addition to her full-time engagement, she is available for collaborations and commissions.
Pictoria Volume.2, The Best Contemporary Illustrators Worldwide (December 2018)