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Design & Creative Award 2015
Marques & Jordy/ Fashion TV
CEO/ Creative Director
Royal College of Art
Master of Arts, Architecture
2003 – 2005
University of the Arts London
BA(Hons) 1st Class, Spatial Design
2000 – 2003
Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design
Yu Jordy Fu is the co-founder and Creative Director for Marques and Jordy - a multidisciplinary design company,oversees large scale architecture and design projects in Asia (www.marquesandjordy.com). Jordy is also the Creative Director for the world's biggest fashion media company FTV(www.ftv.com). Jordy is the first ever Chinese designer invited to speak at the TED conference (www.ted.com).
Jordy had her first solo art exhibition at Beijing Capital Museum at age of six, and published her first book at seven years old. She graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design with a first-class degree in Spatial Design, then received a Master of Arts in Architecture and Interiors from Royal College of Art. In 2005, Jordy was chosen by the British Council to be one of the ten young designers representing creativity in UK touring exhibiting in China. Jordy exhibited at some of the most influential exhibitions in the world such as the Venice Biennial, Milan International Furniture Fair, 100% Design London, London fashion week, Hamburg Art Week, Hongkong arts center, Seoul Arts Center. Jordy is a London Southbank Centre commission artist and commission designer at London Design Museum, she is also an commission artist for French Luxury brand Hermes. Jordy was invited to speak at four TED events in Shanghai, Nanjing, Tokyo and Long Beach, USA. Jordy's current work including a 5 kilo meter square master plan project, over a million square meters of retail and residential projects China and two HOTELS IN Bali, Indonesia.
Before setting up her own design practice, Jordy worked at the London office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (www.som.com) as a senior design architect on large scale architecture and master plan projects in the middle east.
Jordy's dream is to make this world a better place through art, design and architecture; she is also passionate in working with a few animal charities on Animal welfare projects in Asia.
Honors and Awards:
-Top 65 Chinese Role Models, Beijing, China, 2014
-Top 100 overseas Chinese Star Entrepreneurs award, China, 2014
-Finalist, FX awards for Lighting Design, London, U.K. 2014
-RFP Outstanding Individual Award in Architecture, Asia-wide, Hong Kong, 2011
-Winner, 100% Futures Competition, UK, 2009
-Home & Gardens Classic Design Awards (Lighting), 2009
-Bombay Sapphire Designer Glass Design Competition, 2008
-Winner, Saatchi & Saatchi Lovemarks Design Competition, U.S.A.2006
-Nominee, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Silver Medal, 2005
-Winner, Din Associate Award for Drawing, UK, 2005
-Design for Our Future Selves Award, UK, 2005
-Second Prize, British Standard Institution (BSI) Environmental Design Awards, UK, 2004
-Second Prize, Environmental Art and Design Competition, China, 1990
August 2012 – Present (2 years 11 months)
Marques & Jordy
August 2008 – Present (6 years 11 months)London, United Kingdom
Marques & Jordy is driven by a pursuit for creating love through design. The philosophy of our studio is defined by a sustainable and creative approach across multiple disciples of Urban Design, Architecture and Interior design. Marques & Jordy specialises creating environments that engage emotions, through sustainable products and creative architecture. Our dream is 'Creating Love Through Design' and to make this world a better place.
dwp design worldwide partnership
October 2009 – May 2012 (2 years 8 months)
Jordy works across studios and leads design teams on various architecture and interior design projects across Asia, including 150,000sqm mixed use development in China and various high-end hotel, office and retail interiors, as well as doing limited edition furniture and exhibition design.
Ralph Appelbaum Associates
February 2009 – September 2009 (8 months)
Senior Design Architect
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
October 2007 – December 2008 (1 year 3 months)
August 2005 – August 2007 (2 years 1 month)
Marques and Jordy - Creating Love Through Design(Link)
February 1, 2013
This limited edition book is the essential work and philosophy on Creating Love Through Design. It gathers an exclusive selection of the best projects from M&J around the world. From luxury hotels, offices and futuristic buildings to exclusive pieces of art, or unique furniture design. You can navigate across the different works grouped in four main categories Art, Design, Architecture, and Fashion. Complemented by project insights, personal views and creative expressions from these exciting and challenging worlds.
The book was officially launched at the 2013 TED conference in Long Beach, California on 26 Feb.
You can now order your M&J Book Limited Edition directly on www.marquesandjordy.com
August 1, 2002
Published when Jordy was 19 years old, this 200 pages book captures Jordy's art and design work between age of 5 to 19. If you like to order this book, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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