In 2015 whilst I was studying for a Masters, I started freelancing for a British fashion startup, Flock by Nature. Now three years later, despite having moved to Spain, I’m happy to have started working on the next round of designs. Here’s a sneak peek of my design sketches…
Today we know very little about the majority of things we buy. By providing a narrative about the provenance of a product and sharing information with a transparent and authentic approach, we can tell the story of the supply chain and the people, places and materials involved.
Connecting the designer and maker through ethical relationships, produces the best results in terms of design aesthetics and social impacts.
Consumption and sustainability do not naturally work together, but I am questioning how I can use my design skills and knowledge to produce products that address human emotional needs, in order to achieve a long-term sustainable balance. I would like to design products that people connect with and to build a relationship between designer, maker and user.
Homeware design, brand values and ethics of a few of my favourite designers at LDF; Quinoa Paris, Pepe Heykoop, Otago, Slow Design, Krasznai, Leah Jensen.