Elaine Yan Ling Ng


The Fabrick Lab · Hong Kong

Elaine Yan Ling Ng is the founder of The Fabrick Lab, which brings together textiles, electronics, biomimicry, interiors and installations. A British Chinese materialologist, Ng graduated from Central Saint Martins in London, and is alumna of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Management in Leadership and a TED Fellow.


Ng has been recognised by global design awards, including AD100 The Game Changer by AD Italia, The Influencer by INDE. Awards, etc. Ng’s work has been exhibited at major art scenes, e.g. Art Basel, Design Miami/ Basel, the V&A and the Science Museum in London, The Triennale Design Museum Milan, etc. She has worked with Nissan Design Europe and Nokia Design Beijing, and is one of the top 50 brightest connectors, creative visionaries, influential innovators and disruptive talents in Hong Kong.


In 2020, Ng was appointed Chief Material Innovator of Nature Squared, with a mission to turn waste materials into sustainable construction material, using the example of biowaste in the food industry.