Shierly Veronica is a Student at the College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University in Shanghai.
Shierly Veronica is one of the designers behind the 2018 Sylvia Harris Award winning project, The Red Stairs. The design team consisted of Shierly along with Ni Minqing (principal in charge, creative lead, instructor), Zhang Yaqi(graphics teaching assistant), Huang Shengyu (visual coordinator), Lv Xin (designer), Guo Jia (designer). The project was completed within the environmental graphic course for second-year students and was also part of Open Your Space 2017, which is an ongoing research and design initiative. It draws on the relationship between design solution and social innovation ideas in Chinese urban context, and explores how design intervention collectively shapes the public realm to maximize shared value in the built environment.
Shierly Veronica currently attends Tongji University. Tongji University, formerly Tongji German Medical School, was established in 1907. It was given its present name and became a state university in 1927. It was one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in China. The mission of the College of Design and Innovation is to meet the urgent need of world-class sustainable designing and innovating talents for technological, social, economic and environmental changes and for sustainable development. In particular, to meet the demand for high-level designing and innovating talents when China is turning from “Made in China” to “Created in China”, while Shanghai is promoting “transformational development driven by innovation”; to contribute to the creation of the second Centurial Glory of Tongji University in disciplinary development; to cultivate high-level designing and innovating talents in accordance with the pursuit of people-oriented, innovation-driven and sustainable development; to contribute to the prospect of developing Tongji University into a sustainability-oriented world-class university.