Founding and running ethical fashion and textiles company built with the aim of breaking negative cycles within marginalised groups through innovative, contemporary, hand-crafted design. This is involves collaborating with local refugee charities to create a creative and holistic training programme for local refugees that incorporated my company’s product production. I designed all products and led the workshops where we trained the local refugee groups to make the hand-made products from scratch, instructing in not only practical skills but also creative autonomy and contemporary design. I designed the print designs, sampled and sourced the fabrics, researched trends and colour ways and designed accordingly. I liaised with and sourced suppliers creating partnerships and getting competitive rates. I’ve acquired a prime location shop space for the business and transformed it into and immersive colourful space and also did the visual merchandising for. I hired and trained staff to fulfil the different roles of the business, and managed a marketing team. Since launching in March the I received the esteemed Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Entrepreneurs and had the brands collaborative shoe collection with Josefinas published in several global magazines.
       
     
 A collection of fun high-end embroidery samples and prints in response to my series of colourful playful illustrations. Involves beading, fur applique and hand embroidery
       
     
 Inspired by people’s innate desire for self-expression; A collection of beanbags printed with large-scale hand painted illustrations as a playful accessory for the home. 
       
     
 Inspired by my time in Hong Kong, this project is about abstractly looking at the relationships yet contrasts I see in my surroundings; between the urban and organic, between day and night. Playing with the idea of ordered chaos. A collection of embroidery and print designs onto neoprene; incorporating tufting, beading, leather applique and sublimation.
       
     
 An embroidery collection inspired by the organic structure of crystals and amethysts. Using unconventional materials and processes to create a glowing wearable surface.
       
     
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