Oscar-winning art director Tim Yip on working with Michelle Yeoh, designing Team China’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallists’ uniform, and why he passed up working on Disney’s Mulan

//Oscar-winning art director Tim Yip on working with Michelle Yeoh, designing Team China’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallists’ uniform, and why he passed up working on Disney’s Mulan

Oscar-winning art director Tim Yip on working with Michelle Yeoh, designing Team China’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallists’ uniform, and why he passed up working on Disney’s Mulan

I was born in Hong Kong in 1967. I was the fourth of five siblings, with one older brother, two older sisters and one younger sister. My mother was a housewife and my dad worked at the Hotel Lisboa, in Macau. He was a fan of Cantonese opera.We lived in Wan Chai and I attended a primary school under Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and then Kiangsu-Chekiang College. Childhood visits to Cantonese opera backstage piqued my interest in Chinese folk culture.Festooned with lanterns and colourful…

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