Designers Launched by Texprint in 2010

The 24 designers below were selected for a place on the Texprint programme to exhibit at Indigo in Paris, September 2010.


Andrew Boyd

Tel : +44 (0)7954 401 412

"Passion for hand printing” textile designs taking simple geometric forms to create intricate patterns.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Colour Prize

Weave Designer   
  © Andrew Boyd


Emma Bradbury

Tel : +44 (0)7799 535 960

Knitted textile designs inspired by travel experiences to the Himalayas. A printing process strips colour to create weathered-looking fabrics.

Knit Designer   
  © Emma Bradbury


Holly Bradley-Gill

Tel : +44 (0)7811 375 515

Using a variety of yarns and structures, creating playful woven textile designs with an elegant, feminine edge.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Weave Prize

Weave Designer   
  © Holly Bradley-Gill


Sarah Claydon

Tel : +44 (0)7500 197 362

Digitally-printed fabric designs inspired by the iconography of 1920s mystical cults and vintage horror.

Print Designer   
  © Sarah Claydon


Isabel Fishlock

Tel : +44 (0)7886 404 626

Print designs for fashion creating garments which are rich, vibrant and embellished. Each garment is uniquely happy and luxurious.

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Isabel Fishlock


Susie Foster

Tel: +44 (0)7762 725 827

Intriguing, tactile designs with sumptuous combinations of colour and texture, created through needle-punching, fabric manipulation and embellishment

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Susie Foster


Jenna Gibson

Tel: +44 (0)7835 660 955

A print collection focusing on the transition of light. Gradients illustrate suggested form and structure. Inspired by Constructivism and architecture.

Print Designer   
  © Jenna Gibson


Rachael Hewson

Tel: +44 (0)7525 619 194

Knitwear to envelop the wearer, comforting and carefree without a compromise on style; sophisticated, beautiful, and above all, wearable.

Knit Designer   
  © Rachael Hewson


Koko Kasugai

Tel: +44 (0)766 100 916

Bright colours from a circus world in conjunction with structural volume and bow motifs for a collection of printed designs from a mysterious world.

Print Designer   
  © Koko Kasugai


Fumiko Kozuka

Tel: +44 (0)7772 755 071

Complicated surfaces exhibiting a wide range of knitted techniques to create colourful designs.

Knit Designer   
  © Fumiko Kozuka


Kezia Lewis

Tel: +44 (0)7878 296 034

An array of printed designs amalgamating vivid colours, contrasting patterns and a variety of screen and digital techniques inspired by urban Jamaica.

Print Designer   
  © Kezia Lewis


Emma Loughton

Tel: +44 (0)7956 659 052

An eye for detail, interest in fine weights and combining luxury and innovative fibres all inspire my creation of high end woven fabric designs.

Weave Designer   
  © Emma Loughton


Rebecca Phoenix Lu

Tel: +44 (0)7791 729 009

A juxtaposition of nature through abstract, linear and feminine eyes. Progressive print designs based on the natural world through the study of fluidity, asymmetry and composure of Art Nouveau and paper cut-out design.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Print Prize

Print Designer   
  © Rebecca Phoenix Lu


Elena Munoz

Tel: +44 (0)7513 276 591

“Organic Form” knitted designs are inspired by architecture, the body and insects, translated by transparencies, layering and intertwining bulky cables.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Knit Prize

Knit Designer   
  © Elena Munoz


Beth Parry

Tel: +44 (0)7846 367 320

A fascination of line, contour and form create delicate, sometimes 3-dimensional, fabric designs from a variety of unconventional materials.

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Beth Parry


Sarah Podlesny

Tel: +44 (0)7814 434 566

Depending on the viewpoint, woven designs expressing iridescent colour change and levels of translucency, some even appearing to emit their own light.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Breaking New Ground Prize

Weave Designer   
  © Sarah Podlesny


Florence Salazar

Tel: +44 (0)7940 263 795

My work has been greatly inspired by the city of Miami, Florida. I produce fun and sophisticated fabrics that aim to represent the opposition between Art Deco and the Kitsch of the city.

Knit Designer   
  © Florence Salazar


Suzanne Smith

Tel: +44 (0)7866 020 148

A collaboration of screen and digital print designs. A fusion of hand-drawn images inspired by endangered animals and bright colours produce “colourful creatures”.

Print Designer   
  © Suzanne Smith


Magdalena Stasiewska

Tel: +44 (0)7731 667 675

Combining screen print and hand embroidery to create multi-layered and highly textural designs exploring colour, texture and pattern.

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Magdalena Stasiewska


Andrew Stevenson

Tel: +44 (0)7833 666 566

Designs both woven and printed inspired by a European sailing voyage and the paintings of David Hockney and Henri Matisse.

Winner of the Texprint 2010 Interior Fashion Prize

Weave Designer   
  © Andrew Stevenson


Sophie Tanner

Tel: +44 (0)7766 490 418

Combining modern techniques derived from jewellery and millinary production with ancient imagery inspired by Inca architecture and art to create designs from laser-cut mirrored acrylic.

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Sophie Tanner


Josie Warden

Tel: +44 (0)7890 320 123

Mixed media for menswear incorporating hand embroidery, screen and digital print and jacquard weave. Collections are informed by hand drawing and photography.

Mixed Media Designer   
  © Josie Warden


Laura Leanne Wilson

Tel: +44 (0)7814 912 933

Inspired by the primal expression of outsider art, the “Craze” collection of printed designs clashes the spontaneity of painting with obsessional details.

Print Designer   
  © Laura Leanne Wilson


Hannah Winton

Tel: +44 (0)7789 826 236

Hand-dyed and woven cashmere designs with sparkle. Colour palette and graphical aesthetics conjure up English Country Opulence.

Weave Designer   
  © Hannah Winton


Information on Designers, please contact info@texprint.org.uk

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