Last week Sarah Macgregor, Design Director from Colefax and Fowler visited the exhibtion of wallpaper designed by Printed Textiles students and created in their second year. Melissa Ougham’s space inspired wallpaper caught Sarah Macgregor’s eye for it’s bold style and movement. Melissa won £200 and a selection of books. Congratulations!
11 Printed Textile students from WSA have their work on display at an exhibition in London as part of London Design Festival. Students took part in the 6th Annual Wallpaper Competition run by CAMAC and the selected designs can be seen at the Dominion Theatre. Students showing are Tori McLean, Thea-Rose Maxted-Pettmann, Sarah Street, Rebecca Walton, Kat Walker, Ellice Soloman, Chloe Rutherford, Annabelle Jennings, Lucy Harris, Charlie Magnay and Alex Poyner. Leah Saunders, a first year student, also has her work on display as part of the 2nd Student Textile Challenge in response to the Warner Archive.
At the exhibition opening it was announced Lucy Harris would have her cushions on display at the Fashion Textile Museum Cafe, alongside Alex Poyner’s work which is already in situ there. Her entry was in response to the Artists’ Textiles: Warhol to Picasso exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum.
The CAMAC awards were presented at CAMAC 6th Annual Student Awards reception on Wednesday 17th September in London.
Sarah Street won a Work Placement Prize at Holden Décor for her Art Deco inspired wallpaper.
Chloe Rutherford won a Work Placement Prize at AVA CADCAMGROUP for her Art Deco wallpaper design.
Ellice Soloman won a Work Placement Prize at CWV Wall coverings for her Deco inspired designs based on transport.
Alex Poyner was awarded Joint 2nd Prize Winner of the Teapod Café Prize at the Fashion and Textile Museum where her wallpaper is on display.
WSA Printed Textile student, Alex Poyner, has her wallpaper design on display at the Fashion and Textile Museum, Teapod Cafe. As part of the annual student wallpaper design competition run by the organisation CAMAC students were invited to respond to the Artists’ Textiles exhibition at the FTM. Alex was one of three students from around the UK to be shortlisted. The installation will be up until mid-October and the winner will be announced in September during London Design Week. You can read more on the CAMAC blog.
Be sure to check out the Made in Mexico exhibition currently on at the museum which has plenty of inspiring weave, embroidery and pattern.