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TINA GORJANC

Critical and Speculative concept designer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

Tina Gorjanc is a Slovenian critical and speculative scenario designer who is recognized for her work that merges the practices of fashion and textile design with biotechnological procedures. Tina graduated from the course in 2012 and her graduation project granted her the A’ Silver Design Award in the Fashion, Textile and Garment category, consequently placing her as the 10th world’s leading designer to watch for in 2017/2018 in the same category. While carrying out the master course Material Futures course at Central Saint Martins she was awarded the Mullen Lowe Nova Award, a grant that is presented to 5 top students for their exceptional accomplishment. After graduation, the provoking nature of her project caught the attention of some of the biggest newspaper companies including The Guardian and New York Times as well as design and science-focused magazines such as Dezeen, Motherboard and Trend Tablet. Her exposure in the media placed her as one of the leading promoters of critical and speculative design as well as an active advocator of bioethics, bio-sustainability and bio-design. With just over half a year from opening her practice, she had a privilege to present her work on several events and exhibitions across the globe including Biofabricate, Most Contagious and London Design Festival. In May 2017, she has been award with the A’ Silver Design Award in Public Awareness, Voluntarism and Society Design Category for her current work. Today, Tina continues to work on her projects from London, where she tries to fulfil what she believes to be her responsibilities of a designer in our current society and therefore aiming to make meaningful contributions to progress on a variety of fields. Her work will be featured in the new TV series produced by the public Franco-German TV network ARTE in September 2017, which will be dedicated to new emerging talents in the innovation design field.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Craft
  • Design
  • Ideas Development
  • Research Narrative Development
  • Creative Critical Thinking
  • Critical Design
  • Scenario Building
  • Brainstorming Creative Ideas
  • Branding Design

Work history

Currently

​Futures Studio Theme Facilitator

University Of The Arts London

Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Facilitate, support and tutor a team of selected students across all UAL Universities throughout the 5-month learning experience organized by Futures Studio and IAM Barcelona.

Currently

Freelance Creative

Tina Gorjanc

Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - designing future scenarios - creative practice and company administration - logistics of talks, exhibitions, events and panel discussions - curatorial work and exhibition design for expos, conferences, galleries and events - critical and description writing - creative lead and producer on exhibitions, events, publications and videos - speaker and mediator for workshops, talks and conferences - research of art/design and scientific technologies, social and cultural impact - system design and organization - concept designer - knowledge in manufacturing of objects, displays and exhibition details - designing products and props

2017

Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
  • Elephant & Castle, London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assistance and guidance of student for the Feminist Internet Workshop organized by the UAL Futures.

2015

Design Tutor

Victoria and Albert Museum, Olympic Park Stratford

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Freelance

2014

Design Assistant

Derek Lawlor

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Freelance
  • http://dereklawlor.com/

2014

Design & Technology Assistant

Studio XO Ltd

Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Freelance
  • http://www.studio-xo.com/

2013

Pattern Designer & Machinist

J W Anderson

Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Freelance
  • http://www.j-w-anderson.com

2013

Design Intern

Aitor Throup Studio

Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
  • Internship
  • http://aitorthroup.com/

2014

Fashion Designer

Kaihou

Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Full Time

2014

Pattern Designer

Nylander Couture

Mar 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Full Time
  • http://www.nylandercouture.com

Education

2016

Material Futures

Central Saint Martins

Jul 2014 - Mar 2016

Awards

2017

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Public Awareness, Volunteerism, and Society Design Category

A' Design Award & Competition

  • A' Design Award and Competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide in all creative disciplines and industries. The primary aim of the award is to create publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for design award winners while supporting the global design culture, creating incentives for entrants to come up with superior designs for a better future. A' Design Awards is a premier annual juried design competition that honours the best designers, architects, engineers, design studios, brands and design oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame and recognition. A' Design Award and Competitions are organised and awarded annually and internationally in a wide range of categories. Every year projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity are awarded the A' Award. While realised projects find opportunities to get published, reach new markets and meet a wide range of buyers for their existing products, the organisation also helps the creative minds and startups to meet with the business people to realise their product ideas. The A' Design Award and Competition has a very well developed methodology for choosing the best designs using rigorous evaluative criteria, blind judging processes, score normalisation, cross matching and more, to reward only the best designers and firms that truly deserve special recognition. The Jury of the A' Design Award is composed of Academics, Professionals, Enterprise and Focus Group members and follow strict guidelines to provide a fair and ethical evaluation.

2016

Nova Award

MullenLowe Group

  • http://mullenlowegroup.com/nova/your-nova/#TinaGorjanc

2012

Silver A’ Design Award in Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category

A' Design Award & Competition

  • A' Design Award and Competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide in all creative disciplines and industries. The primary aim of the award is to create publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for design award winners while supporting the global design culture, creating incentives for entrants to come up with superior designs for a better future. A' Design Awards is a premier annual juried design competition that honors the best designers, architects, engineers, design studios, brands and design oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame and recognition. A' Design Award and Competitions are organized and awarded annually and internationally in a wide range of categories. Every year, projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity are awarded with the A' Award. While realized projects find opportunities to get published, reach new markets and meet a wide range of buyers for the https://competition.adesignaward.com/designer.php?profile=138287