Meet the future in 2018

Meet the textile stars of the future – if you’ve ever wondered how important textiles are to all that surrounds us, explore more here...

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Our Vision

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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Meet the Alumnus: Rupert Newman, Light Artist

Rupert Newman has been the go-to light installation artist for luxury weddings in the south of France this past summer. We found out more about what the TexSelect alumnus is up to. The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is a splendid seaside villa at Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera. Built between 1905 and 1912 by Baroness Béatrice de Rothschild, it sums up all the grandeur of the Cote d’Azur. And this year it’s been a regular haunt for TexSelect alumnus Rupert…

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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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TexSelect is a registered charity, entirely funded by the generous sponsorship of industry, by British charitable foundations, and by individuals connected to the industry. All believe wholeheartedly in supporting the next generation of textile design talent and in encouraging innovation and excellence.

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