Shitong Zhao is a visual designer and interdisciplinary artist from China. And she has graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Information Experience Design.
She graduated from the Product Design - Vehicle Styling program at the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University in 2018. Due to her spatial shaping abilities, she entered the stage art industry. From 2019 to 2022, she worked as a stage concept designer for the art team, participating in the design of various events including the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, stage design for the CCTV Spring Festival Gala in 2021 (Beijing), fireworks celebration design for the 70th anniversary of China's National Day in 2019 (Beijing), and an internship in 2018 where she contributed to the stage design for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games, featuring the theme of "Hangzhou Time” (Jakarta-Jugang).
Due to her interdisciplinary background, Zhao Shitong's creative design span across digital art, installations, spatial design, and performance. By combining skills and perception, she drives the development of holistic, multi-sensory experiential design. Her designs focus on the human experience, incorporating narratives from the perspectives of nature and the future. She is passionate about challenging, breaking, and achieves this through collaboration with various disciplines.