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Attended Central Saint Martin's School of Art & Design (University of the Arts), London, UK
Lives in Sydney
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Grumpy Cat Rides a Wrecking Ball - New art at +SXSW's Mashable House. Story by +Annie Colbert cc: +Brian Hernandez   http://on.mash.to/1drIgSx  
Yiying Lu mixes whimsy with nods to technology and pop culture in her designs.
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Adorable!
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You see things; and you say: "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say: "Why not?" -- George Bernard Shaw
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Le rêve est une thérapie pour les penseurs.Bonne et heureuse année 2014
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Thanks +The Verge: Fail Whale designer turns Twitter founders into beautiful nesting dolls (Real world toys inspired by the virtual realm)
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Have a great 2014, everyone!
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The New Muck Rack Overwhelmed Octopus:  Story on Mashable: http://mashable.com/2013/08/10/yiying-lu-overwhelmed-octopus-twitter-fail-whale/#
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I love your artwork! Wonderful article. :)
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Have her in circles
8,557 people
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Occupation
Graphic Design, Illustration, Art Direction
Employment
  • Yiying Lu
    Owner & Founder, 2007 - present
  • University of Technology Sydney
    Academic | Design Tutor, 2005 - present
  • WALLS 360, Inc.
    Co-Founder & Creative Director, 2010 - 2012
  • McCann Erickson
    Bilingual Copywriter, 2009 - 2009
  • Brands R People 2
    Art Director & Creative Strategist, 2009 - 2010
  • JWT
    Creative, 2006 - 2007
  • Animal Logic
    Graphic Designer, 2008 - 2008
  • Australian Education International
    Bilingual Interpreter & Translator, 2006 - 2006
  • UTS: Insearch Ltd
    Graphic Designer, 2004 - 2006
Places
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Currently
Sydney
Previously
London - Shanghai - New York - San Francisco - Melbourne - Canberra - Hong Kong
Story
Tagline
Artist & Designer. Illustrator of @twitter Whale (__-){ Original named: Lifting a Dreamer
Introduction
Yiying is 2 characters in Chinese. 'Yi' means Happy; 'Ying' means Creative.  Born and Raised in Shanghai and Sydney. Educated in Sydney and London. Graduated with 1st Class Honors, Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication from the University of Technology, Sydney. Exchange study in Advertising, Illustration, Print and Pre-Press at Central St. Martins London. Yiying is an artist, designer + digital content creator.  Her work including the illustration Twitter 'Fail Whale', the Conan O'Brien 'Pale Whale', Beautiful Traps QR Code Art Project, 10 Most Intriguing in Fashion QR code Illustrationand SXSW 2012 Interactive Big Bag Art. Exhibited in galleries and museums globally. First public exhibition of Wall Tangrams: Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010. Named Top 10 Emerging Leaders in Innovation from Microsoft The Australian 100. Winner of New York Shorty Award in Design. One Show Design Award Merit. Winner of Australian Desktop Create: Emerging Talent Award. Yiying has done design and creative work for Conan O'Brien and Team Coco, Scholastic, SXSW, Twitter, Anna Sui New York, Sony Digital Japan, Maybelline, Saatchi & Saatchi, eBay, Getty Images, Glam Media, JWT, Pepsico, Gallery Bar NYC, Hotel des Arts SF, Surfrider Foundation, Shorty Awards, Nootie, ASDA UK, Optus, Smashing Magazine, University of Technology Sydney, McCann World Group, the Australian Trade Commission, the Nevada Development Authority and the Sydney Aquarium. International Focus: Multilingual - Loves Languages (English, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin, Shanghainese). www.yiyinglu.com
Bragging rights
Once ate 1kg of Wasabi peas within 30 min + used to have Shin Ramyun for the entire semester.
Education
  • Central Saint Martin's School of Art & Design (University of the Arts), London, UK
    Advertising, Illustration & Book Binding, 2006 - 2006
  • University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    First Class Honors in Bachelor of Design, Visual Communication, 2004 - 2007
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
    Design & Digital Media, 2002 - 2003
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Female
Other names
陆怡颖 (Simplified Chinese) / 陸怡穎 (Traditional Chinese)