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Shortlisted nominees for Colour, Pattern, Space and Body Prizes

25 July 2014 by Editor

Texprint’s 2014 programme of new designer support began in London earlier in July with the interaction between 24 highly talented new textile designers and experienced industry professionals who had the tough, but hopefully enjoyable, task of selecting the very best of the best Texprint Award winners for Pattern, Body, Space and Colour.

The judges were: Sarah Campbell, co-founder of the influential print design partnership Collier Campbell; Jill Chatwood, director of design at activewear company lululemon athletica; Eifion Griffiths, owner and director of Welsh weaver Melin Tregwynt; George Graham, chief creative officer and co-founder of design retailer Wolf & Badger; and Sue Roberts, design director, home, of department store group House of Fraser.

The selected nominees are:

Pattern Award, from left: Charlotte Beevor, Beth Humes, Jane Han Zhang 

Texprint Pattern Award

·         Charlotte Beevor, print, Leeds College of Art (BA)

·         Jane Han Zhang, print, Royal College of Art (MA), London College of Fashion (BA)

·         Beth Humes, weave, University of Brighton (BA)

Body Award, from left: Jonny Luke Wadland, Tali Furman, Federica Tedeschi

Texprint Body Award

·         Tali Furman, print, Royal College of Art (MA), Shenkar College, Israel (BDES)

·         Jonny Luke Wadland, knit, Winchester School of Art (BA)

·         Federica Tedeschi, mixed media, Royal College of Art (MA), Central St Martins College of Art & Design (BA)

Space Award, from left: Georgia Fisher, Kaila Cox, Aline Nakagawa de Oliveira

Texprint Space Award

·         Kaila Cox, print, Royal College of Art (MA), Central St Martins College of Art & Design (BA)

·         Georgia Fisher, weave, Royal College of Art (MA), Central St Martins College of Art & Design (BA)

·         Aline Nakagawa de Oliveira, weave, Central St Martins College of Art & Design (BA)

Colour Award, from left: Jessica Hymas, Charlotte Beevor, Beth Humes

Texprint Colour Award

·         Jessica Hymas, knit, Royal College of Art (MA), Central St Martins College of Art & Design (BA),

·         Beth Humes, weave, University of Brighton (BA)

·         Charlotte Beevor, print, Leeds College of Art (BA)

The four prize winners will be announced at the Texprint prize ceremony, which will be held in the Texprint area of Indigo, part of Première Vision Pluriel, on September 17, 2014 at 3pm. Each will receive £1,000, sponsored by Liberty Art Fabrics and â�¨The Clothworkers’ Foundation.


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