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To see highly skilled UK-trained textile designers recognised, and their creativity and expertise employed by innovative companies worldwide. The unique TexSelect mentorship programme supports this vital transition between academia and industry.

Supporting Textile Design Futures since 1972

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Matthew Briggs: Winner of The Woolmark Company TexSelect Award

Boldly patterned and graphic knits by Matthew Briggs delighted the judges and won him The Woolmark Company TexSelect Award in Paris, which set him on the road to Shanghai. Young designer Matthew Briggs, who studied knitwear design at the Royal College of Art, was a big winner at the TexSelect award ceremony on September 20 during Première Vision Paris, snapping up the TexSelect Fashion Prize, the WGSN TexSelect Textiles of the Future Award, and the prestigious The Woolmark Company TexSelect…

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“ The Woolmark Company has been involved with TexSelect for over 30 years. They do an amazing job for young designers who are about to embark on their careers; textile design is so important to our industry and it is wonderful to see TexSelect nurturing these new talents. ”

Julie Davies, The Woolmark Company, General Manager, Processing Innovation & Education Extension

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