Jeff Dayu Shi



Jeff Dayu Shi

Product designer

Founder and Creative Director of Dragonfly Design Center.

Graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology in 1989, worked as an in-house designer for Harry Winston Jewelry Company NYC, Winner of DeBeers Diamonds International Awards 1996, Jeff Dayu Shi has been a high-profile designer. With aggressive attempts of exploring the world of art and design, he established Dragonfly Gallery in 1996 - the pioneer design concept store in Taipei Taiwan.

2019 Outstanding Fashion Personages, 2018 Beijing Design Enhancement Program-Outstanding Design Figure, 2017 INBAR “100 Heroes of China’s Bamboo Industry”, 2014 Chinese Culture Figure, 2011 Hall of Fame Member, 《Interior Design》magazine. Well-known designer, Founder and Creative Director of Dragonfly Gallery Taipei and Dragonfly Design Center Beijing.

Jeff Dayu Shi, a devotee in using bamboo and other natural material in his creations, believes in “a good design is not merely about aesthetic appearance, it should be a carrier of creative wisdom”. In his search of a harmonized unification of material, craftsmanship and cultural essence, during this time of resource scarcity, Shi poses challenges in creating breakthroughs in craftsmanship and techniques that are reflective to modern times, through sophisticated characteristics that exceed the common confines of the material medium, to offer solutions to current and potential lifestyle concerns. His creativities are gaining spotlights around international design scene.