Printed Textiles tutor featured in The Times

Caitlin Hinshelwood, Senior Teaching Fellow in Printed Textiles, silk scarves were featured in The Times style section last week. All her textiles are hand dyed and screen printed at her workshop in London.

Caitlin Hinshelwood The Times feature

 

Success for Printed Textiles Graduate Lucy Harris

Congratulations to recent Printed Textiles graduate, Lucy Harris for her new role as Print Design Trainee at McQ. Lucy is currently working on prints for both the Womenswear and Menswear RTW collections. Her role involves CAD design work, Colour ways, heat press and embroidery as well more administrative jobs.

Lucy’s final Womenswear Print collection inspired by raising awareness of conflict in Africa and the mis-use of their natural resources has won her much attention including a place as part of Texprint 2015 which she had to turn down for the role at Alexander McQueen.

Below image: Lucy Harris’ stand at New Designers

Lucy Harris New Designers

Print Studio Intern at Holly Fulton

The Holly Fulton studio are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic intern to assist the team with digital print and artwork developments for the upcoming SS16 London Fashion Week show.

The candidate must be experienced in using Illustrator and Photoshop and have a very accurate eye. You must be a punctual and motivated individual and a professional attitude is essential. This role would be great for anyone with a graphics/illustration background who is looking to gain experience within the fashion industry.

Responsibilities will include;
• Assisting the print director with new digital developments.
• Scanning and copying artworks.
• Translating complex hand drawn designs into digital files using illustrator.
• Quality checking printed and embellished textiles.
• You will also be required to assist the rest of the team with general studio tasks during busy periods.
• There will also be an element of studio running within the role.
• Preparing materials for manufacturers.
• Attending the SS16 show and dressing backstage.

We are looking for someone who is available from mid July until the end of September. If you would like to apply please send a copy of your cv, along with a brief cover letter and examples of your work via the form here.

WSA at Graduate Fashion Week this weekend

Thanks to all that came to the Fashion Show in London last night, it was fantastic.

Behind the scenes shot of Odella Yue’s collection, who won the fashion award. The textile prize went to Knitwear Designer Suzanna James.

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Make sure you visit our stand at GFW to see selected portfolio’s from our Fashion and Textile Design students.

Saturday 30th May – Tuesday 2nd June

Truman Brewery, 1 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR

Printed Textiles Student Lucy Harris is announced as the Grand Prize Winner at Surtex 2015

Lucy Harris, in her final year of Printed Textile Design at WSA, has be announced as the Grand Prize Winner at Surtex International Design Competition out of 4 design students around the world.

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Lucy has been in New York this week showing her winning collection ‘Side Streets’ based on New York youth culture in the 1990’s as part of the first round of the competition.

To read the full article go here

Congratulations Lucy!