Qi Consultancy Sam McDaid

About Me

Consultant in Form School Feng Shui, Compass School Feng Shui, I Ching, BaZi, Five Element Theory, Personal Colour Analysis & Styling.

Yin Yang Theory & BaGua. ILM Endorsed Coach for Performance Management & Life. Affiliate member of the International Feng Shui Association, Singapore.

An analytical thinker offering creative insight and practical solutions to design and living related obstacles.

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Experience

Founder of Qi Consultancy

2014 – present

A chance encounter with my first Shifu in Man Mo Temple, Hollywood Road, Hong Kong led towards a path less travelled. According to his astrological reading, my destiny showed itself to be a practicing Feng Shui consultant, an area of ancient Chinese metaphysics, arts, science and philosophy that I held much interest in but did not know much about! Two years, many books, immersive courses and three Shifu’s later I have found an art form, philosophy and science which tailors to many of my interests.

Qi Consultancy was established to share valuable universal design principals and ideas for living.

Designer & Educator

Holding almost twenty years experience within the Design Industry & Education including:

Fashion Forecasting, report writing in-store retail trends across Men’s, Women’s, Youth, Children’s and Baby wear, including POS and Visual Merchandising, identifying trend developments within Youth Culture in South East Asia. Market researcher in womenswear, competitor review, Product design, Product Development, liasing with overseas manufacturers. Photography, Fine Art, Print, Contextual Studies, 3D Product Design, Styling, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Spatial Design, Sustainability, Textile, Fashion Design, Branding & Identity.

Education

  • Raymond Lo Institute [Fung Shui Lo] Hong Kong
  • Affiliate member of the International Feng Shui Association
  • Blue Mountain Feng Shui Institute, Seattle USA
  • Certified consultant in Form School and Classical Feng Shui
  • Certified consultant in I Ching and BaZi // Four Pillars of Destiny

The Interior Design Institute London

2008-2009

The Visual Language of Design, The History of Style Decoration & Architecture, Styles of Design, Space Planning and Proportion, Light and Lighting, Colour, Finishes, Fabrics, Window Treatments & Home Textiles, Furniture Art & Accessories, Understanding the needs of the client, Communication, setting up a business.

Goldsmiths University of the Arts, London

2005-2006

Qualified Teacher of Art & Design with Commendation

University of Ulster, Belfast

1997-2001

BA First Class Honours Degree in Fashion and Textile Design with a Diploma in Industrial studies