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Student Showcase Archive
Show RCA 2019

Xufei Qiao

Show RCA work

  • Hybrid Garden

    Hybrid Garden, Xufei Qiao 2019
    silk satin
    110cm x 200cm | Photographer: Xufei Qiao

  • Marine Baroque

    Marine Baroque, Xufei Qiao (head piece by Molly Burgess) 2019
    screen printed wool garment, mixed materials
    45cm x110cm | Photographer: Mingmei Zhou

  • Marine Baroque-Blue

    Marine Baroque-Blue, Xufei Qiao 2019
    silk chiffon
    110cm x 200cm | Photographer: Xufei Qiao

  • Hybrid Feast

    Hybrid Feast, Xufei Qiao 2019
    fabrics, sequin, mixed materials
    45cm x45cm | Photographer: Xufei Qiao

Major project:

Hybrid Garden

Xufei uses hand drawn and digital printed fabrics to show the beauty of nature and hybridity.


  • Xufei is a printed textile designer, surreal artist, director, and story teller.

    Exploring the beauty of nature and hybridity, her work is based on hand drawings, self-directed films, and photography.

    She has been working as a print designer and freelance designer; also as a freelance photographer.

  • Previous degrees

  • BA Textiles, Academy of Arts & Design Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2013
  • Experiences

  • Project manager and print designer, YUYUE Textile, Shandong, China, 2018; Internship, Kit Miles, London, 2018; Print design instructor, BABYLUSTY Children’s Fashion Company, Tianjin, China, 2017; Trending team assistant, China Textile Information Center, Beijing, 2015–2016
  • Exhibitions

  • Aethetic Feast, La Gallaria Pall Mall, London, 2018
  • Publications

  • Designer Column, Trends Pattern, JS-F109,2016, No.2, p.81–p84
  • Awards

  • Bradford Textile Competition 2018 P1, 2018; Commendation, Bradford Textile Competition 2019 H1, 2019; Special Award, The Travel Award, Bradford Textile Competition, 2018; Third Prize, Wellspring, The Cultural Heritage Creative Design Competition, 2019; Runner up, COLORO COMPETITION, 2018; 16th China Textile Design Competition, 2016; Third Prize, China International Fabrics Creation Competition, 2016; Shortlist, The Pentland Churchill Pol Roger Gift Box Competition, 2019
  • Collaborators

  • Molly Burgess; Genieve Couture; Yiran Li
Royal College of Art