Janni Vepsalainen
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Janni Vepsalainen

Fashion knitwear designerLondon, United Kingdom
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Janni Vepsalainen
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Janni Vepsalainen

Fashion knitwear designerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Knitwear designer specialized in luxury goods. Fully capable of the following: -All knitting machines (dubied, domestic) as wel as hand knitting. -swatching -pattern calculations and fully fashioning -design tech packs -yarn sourcing -pattern cutting -draping -Adobe AI and PS -sketching flats and free-hand illustrations
Projects credited in
  • About UAL: London College of Fashion
    About UAL: London College of FashionLondon College of Fashion, UAL is a world leader in fashion design, media and business education. We have been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. With over 70 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and 165 short courses across every subject, we encourage our students to examine the past and challenge the present. To have inventive, assertive ideas that challenge social and political agendas. We give them the skills, opportunities – and above al
Work history
    Senior Creative
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    In charge of all knitwear and jersey development and production. Time to time responsible for other soft fabric developments too.
    Junior Fashion Design
     - New York, United StatesFull Time
    Maternity leave cover for the head of knitwear and jersey. Main tasks: -swatching -sketching -yarn supplier meetings -sourcing yarn -draping -pattern cutting -fittings -RLM -Adobe AI and PS -design tech packs
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Skills
  • Fashion
  • Drawing-painting-fashion Illustration
  • Editorial Fashion
  • Fashion Design/patternmaking/construction/dds/illustration
  • Art Teaching
  • Teacher Tutor
  • Fabric
  • Fabric Design
  • Fabric Developement
  • Fabric Manipulation
Education
    Master of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    Womenswear knitwear MA
    1 Year Erasmus Programm
     - Copenhagen, Denmark
    1-year academic exchange
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Awards
    Condé Nast Britain logo
    Condé Nast Britain logo
    CFDA The Council of Fashion Designers in America special recognitionCondé Nast Britain
    Special recognition in the field of fashion design given by CFDA (not Conde Nast)
    Designtalent logo
    Designtalent logo
    Loro Piana price for best Knitwear Collection of 2014Designtalent
    Price awarded by Loro Piana (not Designtalent)