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Laura graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a First Class BSc (Hons) Textile Practice degree, having specialised in weave. Most recently employed by Vanners as a Junior Textile Designer, in a role supported by the Worshipful Company of Weavers "Entry into Work" scheme, Laura is now seeking new opportunities within textile design, trend forecasting. I am also open to roles within market research, admin or colourist roles following redundancy as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Experience

 

Freelance Visual & Market Trend Researcher - Driffield, East Yorkshire - (September 2020 - Present)

Junior Textile Designer - Vanners Silk Weavers - Sudbury, Suffolk - (September 2019 - August 2020)

Freelance Trend Researcher - Scarlet Opus - Beverley, East Yorkshire - (August 2016 - September 2019)

Senior Student Ambassador - University of Huddersfield - (September 2017 - July 2018)

Design Intern - Wooltex UK - Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - (July 2017)

Studio Intern - Rare Thread - London - (March - June 2017)

Studio Intern - Unique Style Platform - London - (November 2016 - February 2017)

Design Placement - Marks & Spencer Head Office - London - (August - November 2016)

Studio Intern - Colour Hive - (London - July 2016)

Event Intern - New Designer, Upper Street Events - London - (June/July 2016 & 2017)

Awards 

Entry to Work Scheme - The Worshipful Company of Weavers - (September 2019)

UK Final Runner Up & North of England Winner - Society of Dyers & Colourists International Design Competition 2018

Bursary Recipient - The Clothworkers' Company - (June 2016) 

 

Education 

BSc (Hons) Textile Practice - University of Huddersfield

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design - Hull College

A Levels - Driffield Sixth Form

Press 

http://www.theweaveshed.org/2516/2018-graduate-weavers-university-of-huddersfield/

http://colour.sdc.org.uk/2018/08/a-uk-colour-journey/

https://news-archive.hud.ac.uk/news/2015/june/duchessofyorkchoosesstudentdesignsforindiawomenscharity.php