Alumni

Many TexSelect alumni now enjoy high-profile creative roles within the international textile, fashion and interior design industries. Some have set up as successful independent studios or businesses, and other continue to work freelance for a wide number of companies worldwide.

If you wish to work, collaborate or commission design work from any of the alumni, please contact the designers direct.  Please bear in mind that some 2017 designers may now already be in employment, be interning, or have set up their own studios.

Please note that some alumni details may have changed over the years.  Browse each years’ alumni using the year selector box below: 

Meet the 2010 Designers

Laura Wilson

 

Inspired by the primal expression of outsider art, the “Craze” collection of printed designs clashes the spontaneity of painting with obsessional details.
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Hannah Winton

 

Hand-dyed and woven cashmere designs with sparkle. Colour palette and graphical aesthetics conjure up English Country Opulence.
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Emma Bradbury

 

Knitted textile designs inspired by travel experiences to the Himalayas. A printing process strips colour to create weathered-looking fabrics.
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Holly Bradley-Gill

 

Using a variety of yarns and structures to create playful woven textile designs with an elegant, feminine edge.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Weave Prize

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Sarah Claydon

 

Digitally-printed fabric designs inspired by the iconography of 1920s mystical cults and vintage horror.
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Isabel Fishlock

 

Print designs for fashion creating garments that are rich, vibrant and embellished. Each garment is uniquely happy and luxurious.
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Susie Foster

 

Intriguing, tactile designs with sumptuous combinations of colour and texture, created through needle-punching, fabric manipulation and embellishment.
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Jenna Gibson

 

Inspired by Constructivism and architecture; a print collection focusing on the transition of light. Gradients illustrate suggested form and structure.
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Rachael Hewson

 

Knitwear to envelop the wearer, comforting and carefree without a compromise on style; sophisticated, beautiful, and above all, wearable.
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Koko Kasugai

 

Bright colours from a circus world in conjunction with structural volume and bow motifs for a collection of printed designs from a mysterious world.
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Kezia Lewis

 

An array of printed designs amalgamating vivid colours, contrasting patterns and a variety of screen and digital techniques inspired by urban Jamaica.
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Emma Loughton

 

An eye for detail, interest in fine weights and combining luxury and innovative fibres all inspire my creation of high end woven fabric designs.
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Rebecca Phoenix Lu

 

A juxtaposition of nature through abstract, linear and feminine eyes. Progressive print designs based on the natural world through the study of fluidity, asymmetry and composure of Art Nouveau and paper cut-out design.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Print Prize

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Elena Munoz

 

“Organic Form” knitted designs are inspired by architecture, the body and insects, translated by transparencies, layering and intertwining bulky cables.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Knit Prize

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Beth Parry

 

A fascination for line, contour and form create delicate, sometimes 3-dimensional, fabrics from a variety of unconventional materials.
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Sarah Podlesny

 

Depending on the viewpoint, woven designs expressing iridescent colour change and levels of translucency, some even appearing to emit their own light.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Breaking New Ground Prize

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Florence Salazar

 

My work has been greatly inspired by the city of Miami, Florida. I produce fun and sophisticated fabrics that aim to represent the opposition between Art Deco and the kitsch of the city.
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Suzanne Smith

 

A collaboration of screen and digital print designs, and a fusion of hand-drawn images inspired by endangered animals and bright colours, produce “colourful creatures”.
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Magdelana Stasiewska

 

Combining screen print and hand embroidery to create multi-layered and highly textural designs exploring colour, texture and pattern.
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Andrew Stevenson

 

Designs both woven and printed inspired by a European sailing voyage and the paintings of David Hockney and Henri Matisse.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Interior Fashion Prize

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Sophie Tanner

 

Combining modern techniques derived from jewellery and millinary production with ancient imagery inspired by Inca architecture and art to create designs from laser-cut mirrored acrylic.
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Josie Warden

 

Mixed media for menswear incorporating hand embroidery, screen and digital print and jacquard weave. Collections are informed by hand drawing and photography.
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Andrew Boyd

 

"Passion for hand printing” textile designs taking simple geometric forms to create intricate patterns.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Colour Prize

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Fumiko Kozuka

 

Complicated surfaces exhibiting a wide range of knitted techniques to create colourful designs.
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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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