28
Feb.
2024
Waikiki (Honolulu)
Waikiki Yacht Club
1599 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814
United States of America

Dr. Shu-Hwa Lin is a Professor and Costume Curator at the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences in the Fashion Design & Merchandising program at the University of Hawai ̒i at Mānoa. She conducted experiments with vegetable dyes on natural fibers and conducted the effect vegetable dyes’ color on influences of pH scale. Specially, she is interested on coffee dyes and attempted to preserve the coffee aroma as well. Also, Dr. Lin likes colors and aroma as health therapy aspects in her research. For thirteen years Dr. Lin worked in apparel companies as a Technical designer in charge of patterns and production management. She is especially interested in Chinese textiles in the Ming and Qing dynasty, specially the uses of color as ranks.