Portfolio Category: Master of Surface Pattern & Textiles

A DOORWAY THROUGH TIME

“A Doorway Through Time” is a biophilic exploration into an Art Nouveau portal. It investigates the wonder of nature around my home in Mid Wales and the reasons why it is so wonderful to bring the outside in, to work with nature rather than against it. Developing modern watercolour techniques, I draw and paint from […]

Nature in Design

My project is based on creating designs for wallpapers that explore how to promote feelings of comfort and satisfaction, while bringing liveliness and joy into a living space. This is especially important in this time when many of us are confined to our homes and have restricted access to the natural world. We are well […]

WANDERS OF JAPAN

My collection consists of motifs, patterns and design inspired by selected aspects of Japanese culture and traditions. Inspired by the Joseon period South Korea with a modern Japanese twist. I have created work from the traditional Japanese style, but also put my own twist on it by making it more abstract. I have experimented using […]

THE LANGUAGE OF LANDSCAPE

The Language of Landscape is a personal project in which I am exploring my relationship with landscapes and the land’s ability to evoke memories for me. Throughout my journey I have interpreted my experiences through weave and creative writing, in the hope of encouraging the viewer to reintegrate with their own landscape and recapture their […]

AFRICAN DESIGN TREASURE TO THE CATWALK

‘This project started with the study of traditional methods of making and printing textiles from West Africa, I have challenged the historical cycle of adoption and creation of African identities in textile design. I undertook the analysis and creation of pre-colonial influences, particularly focusing on the Yoruba tribe and region in West Africa.My creative process […]