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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: email@example.com
Profile: Barbara Kennington
Honorary Chairman of Texprint.
Barbara brings to Texprint her considerable international experience, as a designer and trend specialist, but also as a strong advocate of the British textile industry and the outstanding design schools and universities that support it.
Consultant to Stylus Media Group which includes Stylus.com – global b2b information and inspiration source for the design/homewares/interiors markets.
Creative & Editorial Director of WGSN.com from 1998 to 2008. Barbara was instrumental in establishing WGSN in 1998 with founders Marc and Julian Worth, developing WGSN’s editorial and creative teams, and in positioning WGSN as the world’s leading online research, trend analysis and news service for the fashion professional.
Formerly a design consultant working on researching forward fashion trends, and developing product and styling solutions.
The late 70s saw Barbara setting up her own fashion design label, Lumiere, becoming part of London’s early 80s cutting-edge ‘new wave’ of young designers, and developing innovative textile design out of Japan, Hong Kong and India.
Royal College of Art graduate.