Born and raised in Beijing, Yi Zhou is an artist and independent designer. She received her MA in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and moved back to her hometown. Her work has covered a broad range including art, design and fashion. Most of Yi’s projects are drawn from daily life, focusing primarily on the interrelation between human relations and behavior. She takes inspiration from social issues through observation and categorization, transferring those insights and analysis into playful artistic manifestations.
She has major project named BodyMemory. As a design practitioner her award winning product ‘Chinese Hutong Architecture Erasers’ has been produced by Kikkerland Design Inc. and distributed through North America and Europe.