I am a London based designer interested in sustainable material research. With a Distinction in MA Material Futures from Central Saint Martins and First Class Honours in BA Art and Design from the University of Leeds, my practice is material led and characterised by experimenting, sampling and refining. By researching humanity’s impact on the natural world, my work is defined by sustainable innovation and circular systems.Locked Pro Plan feature
Lead role in the research, design and development of a new sustainable textile. This involved collaboration with research institutes and clients followed by analysis of trials and material samples as well as leading two university research projects to develop prototypes for potential products. Other roles included: - Assisting with preparations and developments with R&D trials - Colour trend forecasting and preparation for colour trials - Research in fibre blends - Art direction during photographic shoots - Designing and delivering presentations to the company - Designing an archive of textile samples for exhibitions - Authoring and designing a weekly internal R&D newsletter - Competitor mapping - Graphic design
Main responsibilities included the research in the applications and specifications for a new sustainable textile, based on ethically sourced pineapple leaf fibre. Other roles involved liaising with research institutes, universities and clients to carry out research and trials and assisting R+D trials with preparation and analysis of material tests and samples. Other roles included: - Support during photographic shoots - Ceating a materials sketchbook of samples - Competitor mapping - Designing and preparing presentations - Documenting and filing of samples - Graphic design
Responsibilities included photographic art direction, graphic design, social media, website maintenance, accounting, stock taking, product shipment and occasional modelling.
Responsibilities included preparing for shoots, assisting during shoots and helping with photo editing.
Working in the museum shop and café.
Helping manage the artist’s exhibition and selling artwork.
First Class Honours