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My first project in this year at University, was a Trend project in collaboration with Global Colour Research (recently re-branded Colour Hive). Global Colour Research is a trend forecasting agency, which focuses on colour and materiality  for Interiors. I was...
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I am really pleased and proud to announce that mine and my friends work have been published in Digital Weaving Norway’s Nov-Dec 15 Newsletter. Digital Weaving Norway produce the TC1 and TC2 Jacquard looms that we have at university. The...
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A couple of months ago I entered the Lampara Design Competition. Lampara is an online shop that produces lampshades and cushions, with designs from leading textiles designers. Though I didn’t win the competition, my design did get featured on their website,...
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Recently I worked with Harris Looms helping out with a workshop down at their factory, with children from Knole Academy. It was a fun and interesting day where I taught the students the basics of weaving, including lifting patterns and...
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In February I went to Paris. During the 5 days, we managed hit all the key touristy places – Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Arch De Triumph, Versailles and Sacre Coeur. As well as lots of inspiring museums and galleries. We...
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Yesterday  was the Private View for Unit Twelve’s Contemporary Craft Open. I had a great time seeing all the beautiful work and meeting new people. One the better surprises of the afternoon was that my work was displayed next to...
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  Yesterday was a big day for me, I dropped my Skyline print of at Unit Twelve Gallery ready for there Contemporary Craft Open. This is the first time one of my designs has been exhibited, so it is all...
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These designs were created for a University project. In the project I had to design an interiors collection for a specific client. My client was Hannah, a retired grandmother who lives on the Suffolk coast, she enjoys reading, playing the...
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This summer on a whim I entered a competition to exhibit my work at Unit 12 Gallery in Staffordshire. I didn’t expect to be chosen, so when a month later I received an email stating that my ‘Skyline’ print had...
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Yesterday my prize from the Tigerprint competition came, looking forward to reading these next week on holiday. Hopefully after reading ‘Social Photography’ by Daniela  Bewker, I can wow you all with my smart phone photos....
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Here it is as promised, Tigerprint have posted my competition spotlight – http://nblo.gs/Zdm53 I am so happy and amazed with this opportunity, I never thought when I was sticking googly eyes onto everything in my house, that a major design company would...
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Last month I entered Tigerprint’s monthly design competition – Eyebombing. The competition brief was to  “create an image following the Eyebombing style, which could be printed onto a greeting card” for a M&S customer. Eyebombing is when you attach googly eyes to...
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Yesterday I started working on my summer brief (I’ve been off since May, so it is about time!). The brief asks you to look forward to the year 2040 and consider what life might be like. And then come up...
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Here goes, I’m trying my hand at blogging! Posts probably wont be very frequent but I will try, I promise!...
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