design & consultancy
ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART
With a focus on drawing, this final body of work explores the respective qualities of analogue and digital methods of printed textile design. Drawings inspired by a research trip to Iceland form the basis of the collection. Surreal natural landscapes are translated through print with an emphasis on composition, graduated colour and collage techniques.
Digitally Crafted Fabrics
WSGN - The World's Trend Forecaster
WGSN commissioned Freya to design a collection of textile samples in response to the Megatrend Artisan. These samples were featured on the AW 16/17 Knit & Jersey & Textile / WGSN x RCA Future Trends, and subsequently WGSN Men's Textiles Forecast SS18.
Screen Printed Fabrics
ARTS UNIVERSITY BOURNEMOUTH
This collection aimed at the womenswear market, explores the theme of forest flora and fauna; the structures, textures and colours found in The New Forest, and the art of paper cutting. Textile designs were produced on both fabric and paper, combining hand dyeing, screen & digital printing and laser cutting.
Printed Fabrics & Laser Cut Artwork
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