Marlis Kimfumu

Marlis Kimfumu

Textile Print DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Marlis Kimfumu

Marlis Kimfumu

Textile Print DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a print designer based in London. My work is a mix of craft and digital and a strong style of graphics. My first-generation British-Congolese identity often fuels her work in storytelling and cultural heritage. I am inspired by bright and vibrant colours, shapes around her city and surroundings.
  • Collaboration
    CollaborationCollaboration with production team.
  • Celebration of Movement
    Celebration of MovementCelebration of movement is about migration and the new experiences people have. this is all about celebrating culture and heritage while in a new city or location. The project follows theses of forming new friendships, starting new life and relationships and aspects of changes you have when leaving your country of origin to a place with new diverse faces. The inspiration came from looking through photo albums of old photos of my parents' life in London. It brings out aspects of their stories and
  • Journey Through Migration
    Journey Through MigrationThis project is about my mothers' journey and travels to England. Her journey starts from Congo in her late 20s, having a desire to travel the world and independently experience the world. Through her travels around Africa and central Europe, she ended up staying in London in the 90s. Looking at old images, you could see the old 80s interior, furniture, and wallpaper. Inspired by artists such as Jacob Lawrence and his migration series, the theme of journey and storytelling inspired me. I looked
Work history
    Print Designerconflict of ego
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Designing and developing prints. Trend Forecasting and Colour Research.
    Whistles logo
    Whistles logo
    Style AdvisorWhistles
     - London, United KingdomPart Time
    Sales and Service
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  • Print Design
  • Textile Design
  • Screen Printing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Colour
  • Digital Textiles
  • Printed Textiles
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: PrintLondon College of Fashion, UAL
    London, United Kingdom