Siwan Thomas

Siwan Thomas

Surface Pattern DesignerSwansea, United Kingdom
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Siwan Thomas

Siwan Thomas

Surface Pattern DesignerSwansea, United Kingdom
About me
Surface pattern designer & maker with a diverse skill set in print, Adobe and concept development. Designing for joy is a fundamental part of Siwan's design identity, with each design a tool or ingredient for play. Her deep sensitivity and curiosity of colour, material and trends translate into tangible material forms. Playful designs, with the intuitive aim of providing joy. 1st class degree, BA (hons) Surface Pattern Design, UWTSD. Currently based in West Wales.
  • live brief with PATTERNBANK
    live brief with PATTERNBANKthe opportunity to design and present a womenswear collection, responding to the given AW 21/22 trend - ABSTRACT LAYERS by Patternbank. the collection focused on consumer needs - to bring sensibility and joy during the uncertain and worrying times of COVID 19. I approached Abstract Layers by fusing the practical with the extraordinary. colour and pattern play with collage and mark making - digitally manipulated on Photoshop to create a selection of repeat patterns and placement print.
    THOUGHTFUL CHAOSa tactile toolkit designed for open-ended play and joyful interactions. Formed to boost personal and communal wellbeing in a post-pandemic world, rediscovering connection. With escapism in mind, this collection of tools are a channel for creativity, that fires the imagination. final major project exploring print, colour and material. A collection of tangible joymakers that encourages interaction through movement, assembling and curating.
  • Pattern Design
  • Trend Research
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Screen Print
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Repeat Pattern
  • Digital Design
  • Material Design
  • Colour Compositions
    First Class Honours BA Hons Surface Pattern designUniversity of Wales Trinity Saint David
     - Swansea, United Kingdom
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Distinction)Carmarthen School of Art
     - Carmarthen, United Kingdom