Printed Textile Designer Womenswear Print designer and Textiles in Practice graduate from Manchester School of Art. I create my designs from my own hand painted artwork which is then digitally manipulated to create a contemporary look. I enjoy creating artworks for a wide range of contexts and working collaboratively on new ideas and projects. Within my work, I enjoy combining my interests in historical art, history and the various patterns and forms found in nature. I also love working with colour and creating exciting colourways for my designs.
- Muirhead/Allermuir digitally printed leather chair designDesign brief: To create a design to be digitally printed onto leather, a design which must show the capabilities of digital printing technology and not distract from the natural characteristics of the leather. Award: Work experience with both Andrew Muirhead and Allermuir. To assist in creating and upholstering an upholstered piece of furniture with my winning design which was exhibited at the 100% Design Show in London
Print design assistantJoules Clothing
Market Harborough, United KingdomFull Time
While at Joules I have developed many different artwork styles reflecting many themes for a wide range of clothing items including, Embroideries, intarsias, t-shirt graphics, placement prints and repeats. And cover prints such as florals, ditsies, paisleys, geos, conversationals and abstract prints I have experience creating prints and artworks from research beginnings for a wide range of contexts at a fast pace and to a high standard and I feel my work and ideas would be well suited to your company. I work independently on design briefs but also edit the designs and colours of others work and colour match for the rest of the design team. My role also includes sending out artwork specs, and working closely with design and production teams. For my current role at Joules I am required to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator on a daily basis for editing and creating designs across a range of products and have developed strong computer design skills .
- Repeat Pattern
- Adobe Create Suite
- Colour Matching
- Mood Boards
- Design Research
- Presentation Design
FIRST PRIZE WINNER-LACUNA PRESS DIGITAL PRINT DESIGN GRANT COMPETITION 2017Lacuna PressDesign brief: A selection of current designs to be chosen for sponsorship Award: A Sponsorship grant towards my degree show using Lacuna Press fabric.
FIRST PRIZE WINNER- NEVILLE JOHNSON COLLABORATIVE PROJECT- BEDROOM FURNITURE DESIGN BRIEF 2017Neville JohnsonDesign brief: A Fully costed proposal for a product within a high-end bedroom context that could be mass produced. Working Collaboratively with a 3D design student, we created a proposal for a new bed headboard design. We used laser etching and cutting technology alongside traditional upholstery techniques to create our design prototypes which won us first prize of sponsorship for our studies.
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