Taya Francis

Taya Francis

Textiles design, research and creative directionLondon, United Kingdom
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Taya Francis

Taya Francis

Textiles design, research and creative directionLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • Custom Clarks Originals
    Custom Clarks OriginalsCustom Clarks commissioned by the Originals team for south London singer Joy Crookes.
Work history
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    Textiles artistClarks
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Clarks Originals commissioned me to design and create custom Clarks Wallabees for singer Joy Crooks to wear during her UK tour.
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    Fashion Design InternLuke Anthony Rooney
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    During my placement I saw the development of a womenswear collection from initial sketches through to the fashion show. Working closely with the creative director, I assisted in tasks and errands such as; toiling, print design and design development. • Designed screen prints used for bias cut dresses in A/W 17 collection. • Assigned to research and purchase collection garment finishings. • Pattern cutting. • Industrial sewing. • Image editing using Adobe Photoshop. • Portfolio development. • Fabric sourcing. • Show footwear research.
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Skills
  • Knitting
  • Dubied Knitting
  • Machine Knitting
  • Knitwear Design
  • Textiles Design
  • Textile Development
  • Design Research
  • Content Research
  • Content Creatiion
Education
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    BA (Hons) in Fashion and Textiles, Knitwear Design and TechnologyMiddlesex University, London
     - London, United Kingdom
    I graduated with a first class honours degree in fashion textiles, specialising in knitwear design at Middlesex University. There I was able to experiment and develop my skills, constantly challenged to progress in a creative and professional environment.