Karoline Healy

Material Librarian

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsResearcher - Product Designer


  • Materials
  • Future Materials
  • Material Development
  • Material Exploration
  • Technical Design

Work history


Materials Librarian

Foster + Partners

Apr 2016 - Apr 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working in the Material Research Centre of an architectural and design practice. Consult and advise on material for use in architecture, structures, furniture design, product design, industrial design and interior design. Looking after the Materials Library as well as developing materials for specific projects. Particular interest in technical textiles and polymers.




Nottingham Trent University

Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Degree in Decorative Arts, a course which focuses on materials and process for design and craft. My final project I made a mobile recycling unit and some other projects under the ethos of a brand called Domestic Mining. predominantly using waste plastic from the home to manufacturing a wristwatch. All fabricated on the spot with the Domestic Mining recycling kiosk.