is a researcher specialising in new materials and living systems. She has a background in Textile Design, having graduated from Central St. Martin’s College of Art & Design. After spending her formative years between Istanbul, Dusseldorf, Singapore and Shanghai, she studied and worked in London as a designer-maker, later joining one of Asia’s largest new material libraries, MateriO Shanghai, as a librarian, curator and Chief Researcher in the Department of Materials & Design.
Today, she works under her own research studio Re:mtr (short for rethink material), as well as part of Hyloh’s collaborator network.
She is driven by a curiosity in material stories, design processes, and regenerative development, and enjoys raising awareness, sharing knowledge, exploring systems and tools to aid more responsible and inspired material selection.