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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsTextile Designer - Stylist - Visual Merchandiser


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About me

I am an extremely creative individual with a diverse range of creative skills. I have gained a broad range of knowledge and experience within the creative industry. I have worked within a variety of design-led and sales-led environments. This has allowed me to develop my commercial understanding, and the ability to design with the consumer in mind. I am looking to progress my creative career within a design led, dynamic company where I can utilise and further develop my broad range of creative skills within a team environment.


  • Interior
  • Fashion
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Woven
  • Presenting
  • CAD
  • Customer Services
  • Design
  • Management
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Visual Mechandising
  • Retail

Work history


Area Visual Creative (Head Office)

Oliver Bonas

Jul 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting the Visual Creative Team - implementing new visual merchandising and visual direction across 60+ stores within the UK. Installing window displays and vinyls across all stores. Ordering and allocation of FF&E across stores. Store openings and relocations. Creating monthly fashion and product VM direction packs for stores - using Photoshop. Installing and styling the press showroom - for press events. Installing and styling seasonal product launches.


Store Supervisor

Oliver Bonas

Nov 2014 - Jul 2017
  • Full Time
  • Assisting the manager in the running of the store and managing the team. Recruitment and training of new team members. Helping PR team with press events and new product launches. Monthly product group statistics - to analyse sale and re-merchandise departments to maximise sales. Cash handling/ cashing up/ weekly banking/ petty cash. Maximising and driving sales, demonstrating exceptional commercial awareness and customer service.



Calum Clarke

Jun 2014 - Oct 2016
  • 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 3DZ, UK
  • Full Time
  • Studio space located at Cockpit Arts Creative Business Incubator. Designing and creating handwoven luxury fabrics and products. Sampling and batch production of seasonal fabric/ product collections twice a year. Sourcing and liaising with stockists to stock finished products. Exhibiting work in trade shows, and Cockpit Arts 'open studios' twice a year. Regularly creating mood boards/ colour stories/ fabric samples. Photoshoots/ editing of images/ styling sets for photoshoots/ product shots. Managing online shop, regularly updating company website and social media. Freelance projects for personal clients (including designing bespoke fabric for chairs to be re-upholstered. framed handwoven wall art/ bespoke cushions.)


Archive Assistant

Studio XO

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Creating and updating physical and digital archive of samples/ material experimentation. Material experimentation. Pattern cutting. Live briefs including Lady Gaga world tour outfits/ outfits for stage productions at Saddler's Wells Theatre.


Textile Designer

Studio M/ M Lab

Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working to live briefs - designing and making handwoven textiles samples. Selling woven textiles samples internationally through a textiles agent (to companies including Victoria's Secret NY.) Yarn research and material experimentation.



1st Class BA (Hons) Textile Design

Central Saint Martin's

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Specialising in Woven Textiles


Art and Design Foundation Diploma

Central Saint Martin's

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Specialising in Graphic Design


4 A-Level's (A-B)

Sale Grammar School

Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
  • Sale, United Kingdom


13 GCSE's (A*-B)

Sale Grammar School

Sep 2002 - Jun 2007
  • Sale, United Kingdom



The Clothworker's Foundation Award - (2015-2016)

Clothworker's Foundation

  • I was awarded funding towards my studio space at Cockpit Art's. (This was awarded 2 consecutive times).


Winner of 'Monty Don's Real Craft' - TV Show

Channel 4

  • Designing and weaving fabric for live briefs including Lulu Little and Hackett London. Winner of the "Weaving" episode. Winning fabric picked by Jeremy Hackett - to be produced onto a bag, and sold internationally in Hackett stores and online.


The Clothworker's Foundation Award - (2014-2015)

Clothworker's Foundation

  • I was awarded funding towards my studio space at Cockpit Art's. (This was awarded 2 consecutive times).


Stuart Hollander Scholarship

Worshipful Company of Weavers

  • £4000 Scholarship - to fund my Final Major Project