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

NEW DESIGNERS COMITTEE

In order to make our final year a well-planned, organised and successful one, we have divided everyone into steering committees (fashion show, new designers, end of year exhibition, brochure, photoshoot, finance) to focus the planning in smaller groups.  I am

NEW DESIGNERS COMITTEE

In order to make our final year a well-planned, organised and successful one, we have divided everyone into steering committees (fashion show, new designers, end of year exhibition, brochure, photoshoot, finance) to focus the planning in smaller groups.  I am

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

NEW DESIGNERS PREPARE DAY

Last Friday me and some of my fellow students, attended an informative preparation day at the Business Design Centre, in order to get some useful hints and tips for the New Designers exhibition (in June). We listened to a series

NEW DESIGNERS PREPARE DAY

Last Friday me and some of my fellow students, attended an informative preparation day at the Business Design Centre, in order to get some useful hints and tips for the New Designers exhibition (in June). We listened to a series

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

WORK IN PROGRESS

The main purpose of setting up this table-top, ‘work in progress’ display was to reflect on and review our work so far, and to take a pause, in order to know what to do next. The space we were allocated

WORK IN PROGRESS

The main purpose of setting up this table-top, ‘work in progress’ display was to reflect on and review our work so far, and to take a pause, in order to know what to do next. The space we were allocated

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

My self-directed, brief for this semester’s pre-collection is based on animals and plants that have been declared extinct in around the past 100 years. As there is little imagery and of course, no primary sources of research left of these

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

My self-directed, brief for this semester’s pre-collection is based on animals and plants that have been declared extinct in around the past 100 years. As there is little imagery and of course, no primary sources of research left of these

FINAL YEAR

Yesterday was the first day back of the final year of my degree. This is the perfect time to be reflective about the upcoming year, preparing and organising myself. SECOND YEAR REFLECTION – Answering these given questions was aimed to

FINAL YEAR

Yesterday was the first day back of the final year of my degree. This is the perfect time to be reflective about the upcoming year, preparing and organising myself. SECOND YEAR REFLECTION – Answering these given questions was aimed to