Textile & Surface Designer Laura Potter

Here we delve into the creative world of textile and surface designer Laura Potter. A recent first class graduate of the University of Bolton, Laura is raring to apply all the knowledge and skills in the professional arena with her own freelance business. What’s more, having exhibited at New Designers in June, the St Helens-based artist is … Continue reading

Textile & Surface Designer Abigayle Coghlan

Manchester-based freelance textile designer Abigayle Coghlan exhibits her work here today. With a strong passion for interior and surface pattern design, Abigayle uses a combination of Chinese paints, charcoal and wax crayon to create a balance of textures in her work, which she then manipulates and digitally prints onto papers and fabrics. “My inspirations are … Continue reading

MMU Embroidery Graduate Amy Louise Davis

Recent Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) graduate Amy Louise Davis takes centre stage here today. Having always shown a creative, experimental side, Amy’s passion for drawing, patterns and colour eventually led her to MMU’s Embroidery course. Below we showcase some of her latest projects and hear from Amy herself on her work and future ambitions.  “Whilst … Continue reading

UCLAN Textile Design Graduate Jennifer Van-Son

Jennifer Van-Son graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2012 with a First Class BA (Honours) degree in Textiles and the Deans award for creative contribution to Textiles. Continuing to build on her freelance experience, Jennifer is concentrating on further-strengthening her professional portfolio and picking up as much knowledge as possible within the fashion/design industry.  … Continue reading

Manchester School of Art Student Abigail Hutton

Based in the creative city of Manchester, Abigail Hutton is currently working hard on making the most of her final year studying Textiles at the Manchester School of Art (Manchester Metropolitan University). Specialising in Print, Abigail mainly focuses her design work on wall coverings. “Like many designers all over the world, I am inspired by … Continue reading

Textiles and Surface Pattern Designer Natalie Davies

Today we feature the work of textiles and surface pattern designer Natalie Davies. A graduate of of Leeds College of Art, Natalie is “constantly influenced by the kitsch and the colourful.” In 2012, she launched her new business Neon Sherbet, which produces “vibrant funky patterns and prints for interior products.” “The course at Leeds was a brilliant course … Continue reading