I am a designer inspired by natural forms and I love to juxtapose raw textures with delicate qualities of nature through layering silhouettes to create obscure and atmospheric prints. I enjoy exploring the colours of the environment through experimentation with natural dyes and the tactile connection of hand processes always fuels my enthusiasm.
- Organic OasisThis graduate collection is an appreciation of slow craft and the environment, through exploration into the potential of natural dyes within contemporary fashion. With the intention of encouraging mindful consumer choices and sustainable design, the beauty of hisorical colours are showcased alongside a celebration of the natural lanscape and its resources. These luxurious, bespoke silks depict shadows and silhouettes of foliage to continue the connection to the natural world and create ethereal
- Atmospheric NatureExploring expressive, textural marks extracted from organic forms within autumnal, woodland environments. Layering and fragmentation of raw, magnified lines creates obscurity and atmosphere whilst capturing the movement of nature. By juxtaposing graphic silhouettes with delicate, structural qualities it highlights the structural forms and gives depth to the design. Soft, muted tones are contrasted with bright, playful colours to create a modern and fresh design for Spring/Summer 2019, whilst ref
UK Finalist and Runner UpSociety of Dyers and Colourists
York, United KingdomFreelance
International Design Competition, Theme of 'Colour and Nature'.
Student PresenterLeeds University
Leeds, United KingdomFreelance
Presented my dissertation research into the use and patterning methodologies of natural dyes at the University of Leeds Sustainability Conference.
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- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Indesign
- Screen Print
- Fabric Dying
- Print Design
- Repeat Pattern
- Trend Research