I am a passionate, vibrant and diverse designer with a great love of colour, pattern and texture. Driven by the love of handmade, creating through drawing, painting, collage and mixed media for Screen Printing and CAD techniques. Experienced in designing and creating original artwork across prints, wovens and embroidery for a wide range of home products, to include; Bedding, Pillows/Cushions, Throws, Rugs, Curtains, Upholstery, Bath, Wall Art/Wallpaper, Hard-goods/Tabletop and Floor & Wall Tiles. Experienced in designing prints for apparel, and working with various licenses, including Disney. Experience in creating interior trend-boards and trend-led write-ups for the UK, European and US markets. Please contact for full portfolio or information on freelance, commissions and collaborations.
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Director / DesignerGemma Lofthouse Designs
Tavistock PL19, UKFreelance
Freelance designer with over 8 years experience working in the creative, design and textile industries, within both Home and Apparel. Clients to include Anthropologie Home, Sarsen Stone Group, Arthouse Ltd, William Yeoward, Mandarin Creative - Eden Project / Varsity Team Players / TKMaxx and Licensing to include Disney & other Licenses, Redback Cards, and a variety of other confidential clients in the Tiles, Home and Apparel markets including design consultants, manufacturers and independent and large retailers. - Owner of the GLD Pattern Library - a resource for ready to purchase print designs. - Strong experience in Design and Trend Research for the Interiors markets in the UK & US. - Advanced in the use of Photoshop & Illustrator. Please contact for full portfolio or information regarding Freelance and Collaborations.
Senior DesignerMandarin Creative
- Plymouth, United KingdomFreelance
Licensing - Head of Womenswear and Girlswear, taking lead designing apparel and accessories. Working with licenses such as Disney, and various music, film, tv and popular industry licenses. Own Brands - Head of Womenswear, working with the companies own brands to create new ranges and designs. To include, working alongside the Head of Design and Production and Sourcing team to create a new Ladies SS20 Loungewear collection for Varsity Team Players for TKMAXX. From research, garment shape design and fitting, colour palette and print and embroidery placement, to product sample and production run sign off. Took lead designing full AW20 Loungewear collection. Designing individual apparel ranges for Childrenswear and Ladieswear for various clients. To include the Eden Project. Combination of Handpainted artworks and Illustrator/Vector artworks. Creating product Lookbooks/Brochures for individual clients.
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- Textile Design
- Surface Pattern
- Print Design
- Interior Textiles
- Ceramic Design
- Trend Research
- Trend Reporting
- Abobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
BA(Hons) Textile Design 1st Class HonoursUniversity of Wales Institute, Cardiff
- Cardiff, United Kingdom
Contemporary Textile Practice