Tag Archives: student profile

EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 – meet the finalists

21 Dec

The EcoChic Design Award is returning for its fifth year, and this time around organisers Redress are celebrating this milestone anniversary by showcasing even more outstanding sustainable design talent from around the world. Bloomsbury Publishing is proud to support this event for the third year in a row and can’t wait to show you this year’s entries.


Graduate Profile: Annabel Dowsing Interview

30 Sep

Annabel Dowsing


We chatted with recent fashion graduate Annabel Dowsing who told us all about the inspiration and design process behind her latest collection ‘Men at Work’.




Interview with designer James Walker at GFW 2012

12 Jul

James Walker’s collection leapt out at us when we saw it on the catwalk at the UCA Epsom show at GFW this year. Eye-catching, memorable, tongue-in-cheek and quintessentially British. We weren’t surprised when we heard that we was up for the Gold Award. He kindly made some time to speak to us at the show, explaining what inspired him.


Student Profile – Surface Design, Natasha Lawless

30 Aug

Image by designer Natasha Lawless

Fairytales, wallpaper, light boxes and teapots…enter the world of Natasha Lawless.


Student Profile – Textile Design, Gemma Barlow

17 Aug

The use of traditional craft techniques has become increasingly popular in fashion and textiles recently, as many consumers search for a more unique, handmade quality to the products they buy.


Student Profile – Textile Design, Melanie Kay

10 Aug

Lampshades by Melanie Kay

Melanie Kay exhibited her award-winning work at New Designers in London this year.