Laura-Jane Atkinson

Designer Maker

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMaker - Product Designer
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  • Teodora Andra Jurju
  • Bassthoo Des Djimasse De Vidoley
Connections

Projects

  • PIEN Batch Stem Vase
    Laura-Jane Atkinson
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  • LIN Pendant
    Laura-Jane Atkinson
    Designer Maker
  • LIO Single Stem Vase
    Laura-Jane Atkinson
    Designer Maker

About me

Laura-Jane Atkinson is a Manchester based designer-maker specialising in handmade interior accessories that challenge and re-appropriate the known application and behaviour of often under-celebrated materials. Her design process is rooted in design by making, allowing the personality of materials to drive the nature of sampling. The studio produces commissioned and batch manufactured statement products, that blend traditional craftmanship with material innovation. 'Jewellery for the home'. For more information please contact laura-jane_atkinson@hotmail.com

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Skills

  • Product Design
  • Wood Turning
  • Workshop Skills
  • Drawing
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Production
  • Design Thinking
  • Homeware Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Handmade Design

People I’ve worked with

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  • Jeunghae Yim

    • Video Artist & Children's Book Writer
    • Contemporary Art Centre at Villa Arson, Namsam Children Care Center, Seoul Art Centre
  • Auronda Scalera

    • Curator
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  • Caroline Pratt

    • Freelance Textile Print Designer / Senior Lecturer
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Companies I’ve worked with

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      Leeds Arts University

      Work history

      Currently

      New Designers Exhibitor

      New Designers

      Feb 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance

      Currently

      Designer Maker

      Laura-Jane Atkinson

      Sep 2017
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Laura-Jane Atkinson is a Manchester based designer-maker specialising in handmade interior accessories that challenge and re-appropriate the known application and behaviour of often under-celebrated materials. Her design process is rooted in design by making, allowing the personality of materials to drive the nature of sampling. The studio produces commissioned and batch manufactured statement products, that blend traditional craftmanship with material innovation. 'Jewellery for the home'. For more information please contact laura-jane_atkinson@hotmail.com

      Currently

      Oct 2016
      • Leeds, United Kingdom
      • Freelance

      Education

      2017

      Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
      • Manchester, United Kingdom

      2012

      BA(Hons) Embroidery

      Manchester School of Art

      Oct 2009 - Jul 2012
      • Manchester, United Kingdom