Emma Glynn

Emma Glynn

Design ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Emma Glynn

Emma Glynn

Design ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A passionate, proactive and driven Designer ten+ years into an established career. A creative thinker who understands product and has an innate sense of colour and detail, focused on carrying a brand from conception through to fruition with ambitious execution. Strong design professional with a first-class Honours degree in Fashion Design from Kingston University.
Projects
  • Folk SS20 Campaign
    Folk SS20 CampaignAnni Albers approach to textile development and exploration of fibres and the loom, inspired a tactile collection with modernity and craft at its core
  • Folk x Goss Brothers + Folk AW19 Campaign
    Folk x Goss Brothers + Folk AW19 CampaignA collaboration for AW19 Pre and Main started from a set of paintings created by the Goss Brothers, telling the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. These became a set of painterly prints with a playful nod to other-worldly literature.
  • Folk SS19 Campaign + Folk x Alfie Kungu
    Folk SS19 Campaign + Folk x Alfie KunguCurated a disruptive range full of fun juxtaposing textures, vivid colours, bold patterns and prints, influenced by the spirit of subculture. Collaborated with London based painter Alfie Kungu, to create a bold art-infused capsule with energetic application and brave use of colour.
  • Folk AW18 Lookbook and Fraction Edit
    Folk AW18 Lookbook and Fraction EditRyoji Ikeda inspired a collection based around endless reams of visual data; numbers, 3D grids, flickering patterns and electronic blips. The crashing digital surf is complex, but within it is simplicity and beauty.
  • Folk SS18 Campaign
    Folk SS18 CampaignAgnes Martin’s only completed and rarely screened film Gabriel 1976, inspired a collection based around nature, freedom and texture
  • Sunspel AW16 Campaign
    Sunspel AW16 CampaignExpanded the range and introduced more wovens into the collection with a focus on colour, texture and softness
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Work history
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    Design ManagerMR PORTER
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Head of DesignFolk Clothing
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Designed and managed both menswear and womenswear • Worked closely with the creative director from concept to completion • Provided the creative vision that was implemented through all departments, setting the standard for quality and brand definition each season • Created inspirational and fashion forward collections, whilst having an astute commercial awareness and strong understanding of competitor activity • Oversaw special projects in-line with the company brief, business plan and critical path, including exclusive Mr. Porter capsules and artist collaborations
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Skills
  • Menswear Design
  • Womenswear Design
  • Styling
  • Team Management
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fabric Sourcing
  • Colour Palette
  • Creative Direction
  • Microsoft Office
  • Accessories Design
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) Fashion DesignKingston University
     - London, United Kingdom
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    Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design)Loughborough University School of Art & Design
     - Loughborough, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Student of the YearKingston University