Valia Kapeletzi

Valia Kapeletzi

Textile Designer & ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
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Valia Kapeletzi

Valia Kapeletzi

Textile Designer & ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Textile designer & Fabric developer with a ceaseless enthusiasm for fabric manipulation and development of unique techniques. With a specialised degree in textile design and experience in a fast paced Haute Couture fashion house, I have strong organisation skills, a creative problem solving mindset and eagerness for quality perfection. I am highly efficient in collaborative environments, with effective communication and managerial attributes, as well as a warm and positive attitude towards team work.
  • Winikunka Mountains - Achiy Collaboration
    Winikunka Mountains - Achiy CollaborationBackdrop for a photoshoot for the sustainable brand 'Achiy'. The artwork was created to align with the brand's identity, while the Illustration of the Winikunka Mountains in Peru was reflecting the woven craftsmanship by Peruvian artisans that Achiy collaborates with. The textile artwork is part of the series 'Transforming Backgrounds'. The transparent areas of the backdrop allow for playful interaction with its surroundings.
  • Textile Sculptures
    Textile SculpturesMixed media sculptures with a focus on textile processes and solidifying dainty elements. They are part of an ongoing exploration of materiality, fusion of techniques and stability. A series of floating and ethereal compositions aspiring to merge colour with transparency.
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Projects credited in
  • Artefacts
    ArtefactsArtefacts is a photo book inspired by the connections between ancient Greek culture and the modern Athenian landscape.
Work history
    Freelance Textile ArtistValia Kap
    Athens, GreeceFreelance
    Textile illustrations, installation artworks and design objects
    Creative Assistant - Embroidery ArtistRAIMENT OF THE SOUL”
     - Athens, GreeceFreelance
    For textile artworks exhibited at the Acropolis Museum, under the title “Raiment of the Soul”, by Vangelis Kyris and Anatoli Georgiev
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  • Embroidery
  • Illustration
  • Textile Design
  • Installation Art
  • Product Development
  • CAD Design
  • Communitcation Skills
  • Creative Assistance
  • Print Design
  • Sculptural Installation
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: EmbroideryLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Graduated with First class honours Graduation Speaker representing the School of Design and Technology
    International BaccalaureateDoukas School
     - Athens, Greece
    Grade 40/45 Subjects: Visual Arts (HL) Modern Greek (HL) English (HL) Maths (SL) Biology (SL) Economics (SL)