When I create I often look to my local surroundings for inspiration.

 

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The natural colours, shapes and textures found in botanical species will forever hold my fascination as well as man made oddities found in an urban landscape. I love working with yarn, fashion, print and collage to reflect and develop the beauty I find.

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My approach to design is similar to other challenges that come my way in life, planning, collecting and organising happen at my natural pace, within set times and sporadically. In a clean space I will go through a period of trial and error until I feel I have the solution I was hoping for.


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Being innovative while maintaining positive and ethically conscious solutions to design challenges is something I value and enjoy in my practice, as it’s my way of respecting and maintaining my main source of inspiration, our botanical nature.

 

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With time my practice will naturally evolve. My instinct is to ‘have a go’ and explore design for the body, home and world through multiple of practices, from designer maker, costume designer, artist, store owner, traveller and community member. I am very excited for what is to come.

 

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