Name:   Tien Tina Chow
Nationality:   Canadese / italiana
Place of birth:   Taipei, Taiwan
Date di nascita:   06 febbraio 1960
1979 - 1982 Parsons School of Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts New York City 1979-1982 (scholarships: J.C. Penny, 4 consecutive years)
Specialization: fashion design, graphic design, pattern making & grading sizes, illustration & technical design, erchandising, textile analysis & construction.
LANGUAGES: Fluency in Chinese, English, Italian and French (discrete).
1999 - present Lyontex - creative director - fabric design, bed linen textile, sampling & visual concept for 2008 Heimtextil Frankfurt.
e De Padova - Milan Italy - consultancy of fabrication of furniture for De Padova production and sourcing objects for sales in De Padova shops.
Frette spa - Milan Italy - design consultancy of "abbigliamento notte" Gift collection & bathroom accessories design & merchandising consultancy of night wear for all shops of Frette in Italy.
C & C Castellini - Milan Italy - product development + marketing for english speaking countries. Bedding & Homewear - Furniture & Accessories - manage product development and production.
Kuan’s Living (Le Gala) -Taiwan - creative & product development consultancy Complete coordination of Italian production of all products to do with the Home from bedding to accessories to home wear Sourcing of new manufacturer for collaboration.
Anichini Inc. - USA - consultancy for all bedding products produced in Italy
Loulai Shanghai (Yolanna) - creative & product development consultancy Created a new bedding collection including homewear & accessories, sampling in Italy and production Italy.
1985 - 1999 Co-founded Burns and Chow Italia srl
Burns and Chow Italia srl created Homewear Collections & Accessories for stores:
-  e De Padova Milan
-  Barneys New York
-  Bergdorf Goodman New York
-  Henri Bendel New York
-  Joyce Hong Kong
-  Frank et Fils Paris
-  Le Bon Marche Paris
-  Liberty London
-  Harrods London
Burns & Chow Italia srl provided consultancy from 1985 - 1999 for the following clients:
  - Manifattura Tessuti Spugna Besana
design consultancy for women's bathrobe collection- design jacquard patterns for fabrications & bathrobes, complete execution on all first proto samples in Italy.
- Samsonite Italia
design consultancy for women's contemporary hand bags, image & price similar to Mandarina Duck.
- Liberty London
consultancy with in house designer for upper price private label women's knitwear collection, complete execution on all first proto samples in Italy.
- Pierre Cardin/ Mickey Mouse & Snoopy (Taiwan)
design consultancy for liscensee of children's sports wear produce in Taiwan sales in Asian countries.
- Chori Trading (Japan)
design consultancy for Karsee women's coordinates, complete execution on all sales samples in Italy.
- Tomen Italia (Japan)
design consultancy for Guy Michel girl's contemporary sportswear - age 6-16 yrs.
design consultancy for Tomen Hotline women's knitwear
design consultancy for Daily Wear men's outerwear, complete execution on sampling and production in Italy.
- Gabriella Frattini
design consultancy for ladies contemporary knitwear collection.
- Marina Spadafora
design consultancy for contemporary women's knitwear, coordination runway shows.
- Gimex Italia
design consultancy for women's / men's coordinated sports wear- private label for Rinascente Italy & Nouvelles Galaries France.
- Warnaco Ltd
design consultancy & coordination of sampling / production in Italy with in house designer from Carrera skiwear.
- Martine Sitbon
design consultancy for Martine Sitbon collection.
- Valentino Uomo
design collaboration with principle designer for Valentino uomo first collection.
1980 - 1985
(full time designer)
Simplice New York:
designer for contemporary women's coordinated knitwear, complete
execution on sampling in Hong Kong.
Adrienne Vittadini:
designer for weekend women's coordinated knitwear, complete execution on
sampling in Hong Kong & China.
Arlequin Paris- New York:
designer in collaboration with Martine Sitbon for contemporary coordinated
ladies' wear, complete execution on sampling in Hong Kong & Paris.
collaboration on merchandising of finished collection.
Colby & Staton (Canada & Hong Kong):
Asistant designer junior sports wear- complete follow up in sampling & initial fase of production in Hong Kong/ Taiwan & India.
References available upon request. download C.V. in pdf format
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