Louisa Marston
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Louisa Marston

Illustrator / Textile Design / Pattern Designer for Fashion, Interiors & ArtUnited Kingdom
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Louisa Marston
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Louisa Marston

Illustrator / Textile Design / Pattern Designer for Fashion, Interiors & ArtUnited Kingdom
About me
Freelance textile designer / illustrator for fashion, interiors and art. 1st Class Hons degree from Heriot-Watt School of Textiles & Design. Curious and inquisitive, I love the exploration process and finding where it takes me. Colour and texture is what drives me and my design handwriting pulls together the traditional craft of printmaking with digital. I love screen printing, painting and drawing and lino cut, and can create designs and prints for any surface.
Projects
  • Wanderer
    WandererA free-spirited collection of printed scarves and squares that can metamorphosis into many forms and functions such as furoshiki, wrap, bag, tablecloth, wall art or neckerchief. Textiles that seamlessly glide between fashion, art and interiors for both man and woman. The designs explore the more traditional heritage craft elements of handprint with digital whilst combining botanical forms with freestyle geometrics.
  • Arresting Folium : Occasionwear : Men : Jacket
    Arresting Folium : Occasionwear : Men : JacketThis project was to create textile designs for Men's tailored occasionwear - an investment piece. In these visualisations the fabric designs are for jackets, both wool twill and velvet. The inspiration for my collection is my Scottish rural environment, in particular the trees and their leaves, combined with surreal colours for a sense of escapism. I was drawn to the mid century designers and in particular the beginnings of the Pop movement - post war these designers were also driven by a sen
  • The Road to Nizwa, Toile Project
    The Road to Nizwa, Toile ProjectA hand drawn, screen printed toile project. The illustrative story is inspired by my travels in Oman.
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Work history
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    Textile DesignerNew Designers (ND)
    United KingdomFreelance
Education
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    BA(Hons) Design for Textiles (fashion/interiors/artHeriot-Watt University School of Textiles and Design
    Galashiels, United Kingdom