Hi, I’m Amanda

A Multidimensional Artist

Content Creation

Amanda Lan is a visionary pioneer who combines ethics, nature, and technology to redefine global success.

Join me on a journey where design meets strategy, and together we’ll create visual narratives that resonate and engage.

Amanda Lan - Multifaceted Artist

40+ Years of Fashion, Health, Wellness, and Graphic Design Experience

I am a multidimensional artist, skilled in graphic/digital design and textile innovation, as well as a martial artist, committed to bringing businesses to life via dynamic creation, strategic execution, and meticulous development.

Content Creation

Embark on a creative odyssey with Amanda Lan, a multdimensional artist specializing in content creation. Discover a synergy where design meets strategy, weaving visual narratives that resonate and engage.

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The Birth Of Zen Deezign

Amanda Lan is a visionary pioneer, redefining global success by blending ethics, nature, and technology.

Her journey from apartheid-era Cape Town to becoming a multidimensional artist—textile designer, digital designer, factory manager, and martial arts specialist—exemplifies persistence and creativity. Despite not having a formal university degree, she is constantly learning new skills, Amanda has built a remarkable 28-year career in the apparel industry and has dedicated 35 years to martial arts. Her unique combination of digital technology, design, and martial arts allows her to bridge cultural boundaries and incorporate indigenous wisdom into modern spaces. As a strategic thinker and skilled practitioner, Amanda leads projects that integrate technology, nature, martial arts, and ethics both locally and globally.


Head Design Room @  Menswear  Design Studio  / 2007 to 2010

In her role as head of the art department in textile design, Amanda oversaw, managed, recruited, and trained a team of textile designers. She was involved in CAD rendering and storyboard creation for renowned brands and served as a liaison for both international and local brands. Her duties extended to in-store consultations, brand awareness, marketing efforts, and the importation process. Ensuring client satisfaction and performing quality assurance were key aspects of her role, contributing to the optimization of innovative solutions within the textile industry.

Head Design Room @  New Colours, Brantex, Stokells /  1993 to 2006

As the head of the art department in the field of textile design, my responsibilities include overseeing, managing, recruiting, and training a team of textile designers. I would be involved in CAD rendering and storyboard creation for renowned brands. Additionally, I serve as a liaison for both international and local brands, taking on roles as a colorist and textile buyer. My duties extend to in-store consultations and advice. Beyond design aspects, also oversee brand awareness, marketing efforts, and the importation process. Ensuring client satisfaction, performing quality assurance to understand client needs and requests, and contributing to the optimization of innovative solutions within the textile industry.

Partner @  International Kim Loong Wushu Centre /  1990 to Present

As a partner, Amanda has been instrumental in managing, recruiting, and training clients. She rebranded the business to 1MindBodyFitness, taking it from concept to realization. Her responsibilities include organizing and promoting cultural events, supervising brand awareness, marketing, and innovation efforts, and developing community programs through international and national collaborations. Amanda holds a coaching certification in 7th Dan Chinese Kung Fu and is recognized as a 4th Dan Health Qigong Technical Degree Certified Instructor by IHQF. She also serves as the BRICS Health Qigong Instructors Online Training South Africa Representative for CHQA & IHQF China.

Textile Designer  @  Clothing Industry  /  1985 to 1992

Amanda’s initial expertise stems from her years in the fashion industry, where she worked as a color separator/negative maker, colorist, and textile designer, and earned a Fashion Design Diploma. She also facilitated in-house worker relations. Her roles included training individuals in textile color separation techniques essential for screen printing, and managing employee relations for Anglo-Vaal, promoting a positive and productive work environment.


Shaolin Cafe @ Freelancer & Business Owner  /  2011 to Present

With over 40 years of expertise as a content producer and strategist, Amanda Lan excels in interactive tutorial interfaces and online learning platforms, encompassing graphics, videography, and photography. Her skills extend to artificial intelligence and multimedia content development. In the field of import supply chain management, she addresses operational, strategic, and tactical issues, showcasing her ability to navigate import processes.

Amanda’s professional journey includes significant roles in business, marketing, and strategic thinking, with a strong grasp of economic principles and human resource management. Her dedication to Chinese Kung Fu is evident in her achievements, including a 7th Dan in Kung Fu and a 4th Dan Health Qigong Technical Degree Instructor certification. As the BRICS Health Qigong Instructors Online Training SA Representative, she promotes health and wellness.

As a co-owner and founder of a Health and Wellness Center, Amanda’s entrepreneurial spirit and leadership shine in promoting excellent health and fitness outcomes. Her diverse experience and accomplishments, from content creation and supply chain management to martial arts expertise and contributions to health and wellbeing, distinguish her as a well-rounded professional with a holistic approach to both work and personal well-being.





Featured Work

Project 1

Brand Redesign

Project 2

Website Design

Project 3

Online Course Store

Project 4

Graphics & Print Design

Amanda Lan

My expertise extends beyond conventional limits, seamlessly merging commercial, AI, and digital design from concept to execution. Beyond pixels and vectors, I’ve delved into the intricacies of code, creating a distinctive tapestry that speaks to the languages of the past, present, and future.


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