Trade shows

Since having my own wedding in 2016 I have felt a strong passion that this industry is behind in promoting personal identity and pushing the wedding traditions. Below is an example of the stands showcasing at Stoke by Nayland wedding fair, as beautiful as these are they are extremely traditional even if they do hold…

Planning for continued professional development

Thorough analysis of my development during the journey of university has led me to understand I have several skills I wish to take forwards, these include research,  innovative design development, high level of construction knowledge, fabric manipulation, embroidery and fitting amongst others. With this in mind I have considered options available to continue my development….

Degree show promotion

The degree show is a fantastic opportunity to promote my work and therefore I used a variety of platforms to invite other professionals to come and view it with the potential of working together in the future. I ensured each organisation I approached was relevant to my own work. These included: EACH – the charity…

Graduate brochure

The graduate brochure is an inviting catalogue of the year groups work, this can be used for promotional work for the course to potential future students. I am not part of this committee but ensure I am always aware of the development of this. I am kept up to date with this through brochure meeting…

New Designers

  New designers is the committee I signed up for this year as I have visited on previous years and felt I could add some value to the preparation for my year group. The layout of The Royal College of Needle Works exhibition space is clean and crisp which left an opportunity for viewers to…

Presenting work to schools

Friendship connections I have allowed doors to open to present to my work and the course to high school student, this was noticed through my social media and the quality of my work.   Unfortunately our date availability has yet to match up. However I plan on presenting my work to Chantry High School once…

Portfolio and Concept Statement

Analysis of portfolio: My portfolio is successful is promoting my professional level of work, this is due to the clear layout of images, each has been clearly labelled to make connections with images and the development of my work. The look is refined with white space complimenting the information. There is vast amounts of research…