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As a textile designer I often see myself applying a sense of transformation in my work. Taking elements of traditional aesthetics to create a contemporary face, this may involve the manipulation of motif and media.

 

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I find myself drawn towards Japanese culture and how it informs my design style. Thisinfluence not only defines me as a textile designer but also enables my creativity to flourish.

 

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Delicate, fragile features evoke gentleness through colour and texture as this often takes inspiration through my liking for Japan. As a printer I rely heavily on my illustrative skills, the use of traditional media and digital manipulation communicates my work. This leads to a collection of designs that incorporate digital and traditional techniques.

 

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My designs should evoke strong visuals, as one should feel the delicate nature of the motifs and colour. The layering of techniques should allow a person to feel the subtle gentleness of the design but leave a strong imprint on their mind.

 

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My journey is one that is unpredictable and that’s what makes it a learning process, as I build upon my skills through this adventure. I would like one to day to showcase my unique prints through my own fashion label.