Christine Proudman

Proud Duck Designs offers a variety of design solutions and services, working closely with their clients to provide a friendly, bespoke service. Christine offers a continually updated portfolio of original designs and is also a skilled separation artist and colourist. Working with her own AVA system, Christine carefully matches up the repeat of clients’ designs, separates them into layers ready for the printing process, and then creates further colourways and co-ordinating designs according to the request.

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Alison Gee

Alison Gee has worked as a textile designer for thirty years, for many of the most prestigious brands in the UK and America. She was Head Designer at Morris & Co and Sanderson for more than twenty years and has freelanced for Liberties, Cole and Son, Zoffany, Schumacher, GP & J Baker, and for Interior Designers Salveson Graham, creating many best-selling and iconic designs in the market place. During lockdown, she created her own brand, a collection of fifty timeless classic designs.  She has a passion for design and colour and loves creating new designs with traditional hand-painted techniques and in many different styles, and experimenting with colour using the great potential and possibilities of AVA software.

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Rebecca Duffy

I am a Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator based in Greater Manchester. I am passionate about showing my capacity to identify fresh approaches to deliver fascinating surface designs that are market ready. I have worked in highly driven roles where analysing sales and understanding commercial appeal was key. My skills extend from creating professional mood boards, working on fashion and homeware based graphics, creating collections from research on styles, and emerging trends, and analysis of competitive shopping markets.

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Vicky Price

Her work provides and already has provided opportunity for entrepreneurship within several fields: exhibitions, collaborations and competition. The breadth and depth of the technical aspect add to new knowledge within Textile Design practice

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Lauren Maclure

I am a creative and ambitious individual with an eye for design and a passion for the design of my surroundings. I have just completed an MA in Surface Pattern and Textiles at UCLAN. With a passion for Surface pattern, Biophilic design, and Light design, my research investigated the importance of Biophilia and experiencing Awe in our environment to benefit our health and well-being. Since graduating I have just completed Level 1 CST AVA CAD CAM course. My skill set includes creating repeat patterns, murals, and three-dimensional work, and creating colourways. I have experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, AVA, Sketch Up, and Microsft Office. In addition, I have experience with trend research, marketing, administration, project management, and problem-solving.

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Abigail Lewis

I am a multidisciplinary and open-minded artist that specialises in textiles, surface print, and collaboration. I have over 4 years of experience in the textile industry professionally and freelance working on interior collections and lead artist on community projects. I can bring fresh ideas to visual concepts and have a creative approach when designing original and digital artwork.

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