Support the future in 2019

Support the textile stars of the future – if you’ve ever wondered how important textiles are to all that surrounds us, explore more here...

Find out more

Our Vision

To see highly skilled UK-trained textile designers recognised, and their creativity and expertise employed by innovative companies worldwide. The unique TexSelect mentorship programme supports this vital transition between academia and industry.

Supporting Textile Design Futures since 1972

Latest Features

Meet the Alumna: Francesca Colussi

Textile artist Francesca Colussi, a TexSelect alumna from 2011, talks about her unusual work transforming vintage postcards with embroidery. It’s a vintage black-and-white postcard of a country lane and a thatched cottage. But this idyllic view is bursting with embroidered colour: a pink tree, a yellow rooftop, a violet floral explosion. Something old has been transformed into something new, a vintage treasure given a thoroughly modern twist. Idyllic Life / 2019 Francesca Colussi, who was a TexSelect designer back in…

Read more

Connect with us

Meet our Sponsors

“ At TexSelect, you are the catalysts for finding talent who can be creative and innovative with wool. I’ve always found the work TexSelect does to be outstanding. ”

Christopher Thierry, Worshipful Company of Woolmen

Become a Sponsor

TexSelect designers work with the world’s leading brands...

Find out more

TexSelect is a registered charity, entirely funded by the generous sponsorship of industry, by British charitable foundations, and by individuals connected to the industry. All believe wholeheartedly in supporting the next generation of textile design talent and in encouraging innovation and excellence.

Get involved

If you would like to get involved with TexSelect, please find out more on the links below or get in touch.

Join our mailing list

Sign up for our email newsletters. We will not share your details and you can unsubscribe at any time.



I would like to receive emails and accept the terms & conditions