Zoe Jia-Yu Dai is a footwear designer based in London and Taiwan. Winner of the Cordwainers Dato’ JIMMY CHOO AWARD 2014.
Zoe graduated from the London College of Fashion with Master of Arts in Footwear Design in 2015. Prior to taking the Master’s courses in London, she was trained in footwear production at the Innovation Incubation Center of International Textile & Fashion Design in Taiwan. Zoe expanded her design experiences by designing a series of personal works and cooperating with manufacturers to present her own collection of works. And presenting her collections of work pieces in exhibitions. Therefore she possess a comprehensive set of technical knowledge in footwear construction and pattern designs.
Zoe has been interested in the possible applications of 3-D printing technology for many years, and uses her shoe designs to combine this technology with a high level of craftsmanship using traditional shoe making techniques.