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Paige Strugnell

Graduate Designer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraduate Textile Designer - Surface Pattern Designer - Graduate Fashion Design

About me

I am a recent Textiles Graduate from Cardiff Metropolitan University. As a designer I am drawn to a bold and energetic use of colour, pattern and texture. I love to explore the juxtaposition and contrast of geometrics against fluid forms, aiming to produce a modern and youthful appearance. Throughout my work I have experimented with a plethora of materials and techniques, including smart textiles, to ensure a contemporary and forward thinking approach to my practice.

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  • Adobe Photoshop/indesign/illustrator
  • CAD
  • Analysing Trends
  • Techincal Drawings
  • Screen Printing
  • Digital Print
  • Laser Cutting
  • Creating Moodboards
  • Stitch Work
  • Colour Theory

Work history


Work Placement

IG Design Group PLC.

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • During a live brief at University I won an 8 week placement for my collection of wrapping paper, ribbon, bag, bow and card.


New Designers Exhibitor


Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Exhibiting my graduate portfolio and collection at New Designers Part 1



Lorna Syson Design Studio

Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Website work (attended a workshop on the subject) , writing informative and creative blog posts, show setups, customer interaction, packaging and deliveries.


Work Experience

Peris & Corr

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
  • United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Involved in the creative aspects of the business; screen printing, sewing, making lampshades and packaging.



1st Class BA (Hons) Textiles

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
  • Cardiff, United Kingdom



Ria Blakeman Memorial Award for Outstanding Technical Application

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • Award from the University for my degree show collection


Best Product Development

IG Design Group PLC.

  • During a live brief with IG Design Group PLC. in my third year at Cardiff Metropolitan University, I was awarded the award for best product development for my use of smart technology and innovative gift bag shape and ribbon. I also won an 8 week placement.