Shan Shan Lim studiosMalaysia
Textile designer: Shan Shan Lim is a weaver and textile designer based in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. At the age of fourteen, she moved to a boarding school in India, at the foothills of the Himalayas, where she spent most of her teenage years. Her time in India played a big role in shaping her interests and design process. A graduate of Central Saint Martins, where she studied weaving in depth, Shan Shan has a vision to revive and innovate weaving as an art form in Malaysia and the rest of the world.
The textile designer adds "Shan Shan Lim Studios was created to allow me to focus on weaving particularly. The aim was to design intricate handwoven pieces as art for spaces and to innovate weaving or tenun while respecting the traditions."