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I am an MA Textile Design (Distinction) graduate with creative and professional skills developed in environments in keeping with my passion for textiles, interior design and architecture.Locked Pro Plan feature
• Assisting Art Directors and Production Designers and other clients in the media to source historic textile props for Film, TV and Photography sets • Developing expertise in the use of textiles for set design, scenery, and other interior design uses • Performing administrative tasks and customer service to a high level, including financial documentation, logistics, and communicating effectively with customers and colleagues
• Contributing to the museum being an enjoyable and efficient visitor experience • Part-time job share role as Bookings Administrator, taking bookings and providing information for events, school and group visits, organising room hires and general reception duties
• Using creative skills and commercial awareness to maintain high standards of display and décor on a Womenswear floor to maximise sales and achieve customer satisfaction • Liaising with managers, colleagues and shop floor staff to style mannequins and create displays in keeping with current fashion trends and corporate identity • Implementing décor for events and promotions
• Designing and weaving fabric samples on Dobby looms , liaising with Design Director/Owner regarding client’s practical and aesthetic requirements throughout the design and production process • Researching fabric and design trends at the Decoration and Design Building, New York • Designing and producing a woven fabric collection for upholstery for the company portfolio, selecting yarns and weave structures accordingly
• Quality checking woven scarves and preparing them for packaging and worldwide distribution • Promoting Wallace Sewell’s stand at Origin Contemporary Craft Fair, part of London Design Festival • Broadening knowledge of colour combinations, weave structures and yarn qualities
November 2015 - published in conference publication 2016 • Paper entitled Innovation through Interpretation: Investigating indigenous and historical material culture as a design tool, presented at the Futurescan 3: Intersecting Identities conference • Examined how the role of Textile Designer intersects with historical researcher and anthropologist and how historical objects can inform, educate and encourage innovation