END OF YEAR EXHIBITION

For the end of year show we made an decision as a group that we wanted the layout to look cohesive as an overall group. Therefore the exhibition committee consulted with the rest of us and we decided on how

END OF YEAR EXHIBITION

For the end of year show we made an decision as a group that we wanted the layout to look cohesive as an overall group. Therefore the exhibition committee consulted with the rest of us and we decided on how

FUTURE PLANS

Although of course I have been considering my future throughout the three years of my degree, preparing for our recent PDP presentations got me thinking seriously about what the future holds for me… Initially, when I recognised that textiles was

FUTURE PLANS

Although of course I have been considering my future throughout the three years of my degree, preparing for our recent PDP presentations got me thinking seriously about what the future holds for me… Initially, when I recognised that textiles was

SCARF PHOTOSHOOT

  As I had designed a range of scarves as part of my final collection, I thought it would be great to photograph them on a model, to add another element of visualisation to my prints. Before any ideas were

SCARF PHOTOSHOOT

  As I had designed a range of scarves as part of my final collection, I thought it would be great to photograph them on a model, to add another element of visualisation to my prints. Before any ideas were

PLACEMENT AT PAUL SMITH

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to win the Nicole Abbott Award. This meant I was selected by British fashion icon, Sir Paul Smith himself, to attend a week-long placement within the Paul Smith print department at the headquarters

PLACEMENT AT PAUL SMITH

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to win the Nicole Abbott Award. This meant I was selected by British fashion icon, Sir Paul Smith himself, to attend a week-long placement within the Paul Smith print department at the headquarters

DISSERTATION REFLECTION – FUR OR FRIEND?

A critical percentage of the PDP module in our third and final year was writing a six-thousand-word dissertation, which could be based upon a topic of our choice, as long as it related to our main studio practice in some

DISSERTATION REFLECTION – FUR OR FRIEND?

A critical percentage of the PDP module in our third and final year was writing a six-thousand-word dissertation, which could be based upon a topic of our choice, as long as it related to our main studio practice in some

BROCHURE PHOTOSHOOT

Over the easter break we had the opportunity to have any garments/textiles that we had produced so far,  photographed by professional photographer; David Lam. This had been planned for a while in advance so I had kept this in mind

BROCHURE PHOTOSHOOT

Over the easter break we had the opportunity to have any garments/textiles that we had produced so far,  photographed by professional photographer; David Lam. This had been planned for a while in advance so I had kept this in mind

MEETING PAUL SMITH

As part of the Nicole Abbott Award, Nicole’s mother; Suzanne, and Clare and Roz from Paul Smith were invited down Colchester to view our exhibition. We each in turn had the chance to speak to the visitors about our work

MEETING PAUL SMITH

As part of the Nicole Abbott Award, Nicole’s mother; Suzanne, and Clare and Roz from Paul Smith were invited down Colchester to view our exhibition. We each in turn had the chance to speak to the visitors about our work

EXHIBITION PLANNING

Set up in 2014 in memory of Colchester Graduate; Nicole Abbott, The Nicole Abbott Award is a competition which runs annually and is sponsored by iconic designer; Paul Smith. Nicole was a talented student and designer, winning many national awards

EXHIBITION PLANNING

Set up in 2014 in memory of Colchester Graduate; Nicole Abbott, The Nicole Abbott Award is a competition which runs annually and is sponsored by iconic designer; Paul Smith. Nicole was a talented student and designer, winning many national awards

INDUSTRY TALK – CHARLOTTE BEEVOR

We recently had an interesting lecture from Norwich-based textile and surface print designer, Charlotte Beevor. After graduating from Leeds College of Art in 2014, her career was really kickstarted on visiting New Designers, gaining  the award for BDC New Designer

INDUSTRY TALK – CHARLOTTE BEEVOR

We recently had an interesting lecture from Norwich-based textile and surface print designer, Charlotte Beevor. After graduating from Leeds College of Art in 2014, her career was really kickstarted on visiting New Designers, gaining  the award for BDC New Designer

FORGET-ME-NOT

✿ Forget – me – not ✿ Pre-collection of textile designs + samples by Darcie Olley. “In reminiscence of the animals and birds that once were, Forget-me-not is a collection of textile prints and surface designs inspired by species that have

FORGET-ME-NOT

✿ Forget – me – not ✿ Pre-collection of textile designs + samples by Darcie Olley. “In reminiscence of the animals and birds that once were, Forget-me-not is a collection of textile prints and surface designs inspired by species that have