School:Cambridge School of Art
Areas of Expertise: Fashion design
Courses taught: Fashion Design
Stefán has a distinguished career in both practice and academia. With extensive experience in the Far East and a research focus on notions of Identity, he guides students on a holistic journey towards futures in design.
Stefán was born in India and grew up in Scotland. He graduated from the prestigious Central Saint Martin's in Menswear Fashion and went on to complete a Masters at the Royal College of Art. Upon launching his eponymous menswear tailoring label he held a notable position in the British fashion industry, showcasing his collections with catwalks in London, Moscow and Italy. He has been a NewGen Men finalist three times.
For the last decade, Stefán has been based in Hong Kong, Indonesia and China, leading and developing fashion design programmes with a global perspective. His graduates have won prominent international design awards and have been featured in global industry press.
Stefán currently teaches on the following modules:
Orschel-Read, SAR 2017, 'ARIS VAN CALSTER', Asbo Magazine, 31 September, pp. 104-116
"Searching…" (2019) [Exhibition]. Sin Sin Atelier & Fine Art, Hong Kong, August 2019
Design Xcel (2018) [Exhibition]. HKCEC, Hong Kong, December 2018
HYPER-REALITY (2018) [Exhibition]. Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai, April 2018
JSDE (2017) [Exhibition]. Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong, October 2017
elucidation (2016) [Exhibition]. Shanghai Fashion Week, Shanghai, October 2016
elucidation (2016) [Exhibition]. CENTRESTAGE, Hong Kong, September 2016
Généalogies D'un Chiroptère (2016) [Exhibition]. LA Fashion Week, Los Angeles, September 2016
Green Fashion Exhibition (2016) [Exhibition]. Miramar, Hong Kong, May to June 2016
Identity Dress (2015) [Exhibition]. National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, November 2015 to January 2016
Visceral Instinct (2015) [Exhibition]. Hong Kong Fashion Week, Hong Kong, July 2015
Modern Tribes & Egos (2014) [Exhibition]. Hong Kong Fashion Week, Hong Kong, July 2014
Juncture (2013) [Exhibition]. London Collection Mens, London, June 2013
Bill Nighy (2013) [Exhibition]. London Collection Mens, London, January 2013
Lord Paget: Mariposa (2012) [Exhibition]. Madeinmedi, Noto, June 2012
British European Design Group (2010) [Exhibition]. International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York, May 2010