Shiqi Huang is a textile designer born and raised in Beijing. She moved to San Francisco in 2013 as an undergraduate student studying Fashion Design at the Academy of Art University. In the final two years before her graduation, Shiqi took applied textile classes as elective courses, discovering her true passion for textile design. Upon graduating with her BFA, Shiqi applied for the master’s program in Textile Design and graduated from Academy of Art University with an MFA in textile design in 2021.
The experience of learning fashion design in undergraduate education gave Shiqi a strong sense of fabric and trend. The variety and beauty of texture are always considered in her designs, which incorporate traditional printing and digital design techniques. Shiqi also loves playing around with colors. Bold and contrasting colors are her featured personal style.