Lokka Kong (Kristen), originally from Hong Kong, has studied in London since 2012. She is a designer with a textile background specialising in reusing found objects and waste materials to create new objects and products. Kristen gives new value to her found objects and waste materials by combining traditional techniques with innovative thinking in her designs. Kristen’s aim is to "Turn Trash into Treasure", creating beautiful things with found objects.  


2015-2017, Master of Textile, Royal College of Art

2012-2015, Textile Design BA (Hons), University of the Arts London, Chelsea College of Art 



Nov 2016, The Prize finalist 2016, Hand and Lock, London

2017,  The Robin and Lucienne Day Prize, shortlisted


Back to Nature

Oct 2015 Float Art London 2015, Float Art, London

Aug 2015 Connect2Colour Summer Arts Prize, Lacey Contemporary, London

Jun 2015 Chelsea Degree Show, University of the Arts London, London


Out of Circle

Nov 2014- Dec 2014 Open Exhibition, CGP Gallery, London

Aug 2014 New Malden Arts Festival, Theatre for All, London

Jun 2014- Jul 2014 The Geometrics, The Slow Textile Group, London


Metizos Ribbon Project

Jun 2014- Aug 2014 Made in Mexico The Rebozo in Art, Culture & Fashion, Fashion and Textile Museum, London



Neuberg, M. (2014) The Geometrics Vol.2. London: The slow textile group. p.109-110 

British Council (2016) Study and Career Options in Creative Industries.