Xi Zheng is an aspiring designer with a passion for making practical and aesthetic objects. She sees design as a path toward improving life’s quality and positively influencing the way people in a community relate to each other. Through educational and internship experiences, she has gained knowledge and skills about design practice, design research and cultural studies which form a strong foundation for her work. She is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as part of a team. She grew up in Qingdao, China and now resides in Brooklyn.