What I can offer:
I have worked as a design freelance design consultant for approximately 5 years. Through this time I have worked across both industry and academia. I have experience of designing, managing and delivering research projects, alongside collaborating with others across different disciplines and industry sectors. My areas of expertise cover sustainable fashion and textile design theory and practice, aligned to the circular economy and service design. I have worked within other design domains and also have experience of inclusive design research within the health and well-being sector.
I have an international network of academic researchers, design thinkers and strategists, business entrepreneurs in the UK, Netherlands, New Zealand and Australia and the US that I can draw on and work with.
Auditing: case studies, monitoring and evaluation through qualitative methods
Workshop Design & Facilitation: the production of bespoke methods, tools and resources
Event Management & Curation: from Pop Up showcases to research seminars or symposiums
Research Presentations & Reports: visual analysis and info-graphics, presentation design and writing
Writing: portfolio of peer reviewed research articials and papers, guest blogger for Textile Toolbox
Clients I've worked with:
Zero Waste Scotland, Scotland
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Textile Futures Research Centre and Textiles Environment Design, London
Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, Scotland
Fashion Revolution, Regional Co-Ordinator for Scotland
The Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI)
The Scottish Textile and Leather Association (STLA)