Texprint: from Interview to Première Vision Designs
Become a sponsor
Sponsorship is vital. It is through the generous sponsorship provided by industry and by British charitable foundations that Texprint exists. Our sponsors believe wholeheartedly in supporting British textile design talent, ensuring our young designers are promoted to an international audience.
Benefits of becoming a sponsor:
- Promote British textile talent
- Support innovative design
- Enjoy early commercial access
If you need further information or wish to become a sponsor please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Texprint provides exceptional access to the best of British textile design talent - connecting industry to selected graduate designers just emerging from college or university, and to Texprint alumni, many of whom now enjoy high profile creative roles within the international textile, fashion and interior design industries.
Joanna Bowring and Peter Ring-Lefevre talk with Kirstie Carey and Emma Mawston of Liberty Art Fabrics at Texprint London 2012
Who we are
Texprint is an organisation run by industry professionals with the support of many other internationally recognized industry names. Our aim is to select, mentor and promote the best of the UK’s newly graduated textile designers, providing an opportunity for realistic development, and a vital bridge between higher education and the real, commercial world. ...more
Designers shortlisted for Print Award, July 2014
Texprint was originally set up as part of the Design Council as a link between the skilled designers being trained at UK colleges and the textile industry. It is now run as a charity, highly regarded as a unique incubator of textile design talent, and is supported by sponsors connected to the International textile industry and by British charitable foundations. ...more
2012: mentoring session with Sarah Rutson and Ross Urwin of luxury Hong Kong retailer Lane Crawford
Each year, shortly after Easter, Texprint invites tutors of all BA and MA textile design courses across the UK to nominate their most creative final year students who will graduate that summer. Over 200 graduates are interviewed by daily panels comprising different industry experts including educationalists who generously give their time to take part in this first, crucial stage of the Texprint selection process. 24 designers are finally selected. ...more