So far, my design career has given me so many exciting opportunities such as:
Living in Mumbai for a year designing interior textiles
Graphics Paul Smith’s concept car
Wallpaper for Ted Baker’s first store in South America
Selling artwork to Shane Meadows
Live art performances at Nottingham Contemporary
Featured in Vogue
Hello! I’m Sophie, a Nottingham based creative passionate about image-making and visual communication. I come from a textile and fashion print background, and I have a growing interest in illustration and motion design for marketing.
Drawing has been with me since I was old enough to hold a pencil and as a child spent many weekends with my Grandpa in his artist studio. Curiosity for the unfamiliar drives my design concepts which have evolved from my love of travel; from the Egyptian Pyramids to techno clubs of Berlin, sand dunes of Death Valley, Hindu temples of Malaysia to weavers workshops of Gujarat.
film & motion
I love working with people and recently finished a research based postgraduate project that explored collaboration with musicians and film makers. The outcome was a film and animation – you can check it out here…
Being passionate about design software has kept me on my toes and meant I have had to keep learning the with ever-changing Adobe Suite tools. This has also led me to teach workshops at various Universities such as Royal College of Art.
In my spare time you can find me in the garden tending to my sweet peas, climbing mountains in the Peak district, or hanging out with drag queens at Pride.
Ted Baker, Topshop, Burberry, Victoria’s Secret, John Lewis, Macy’s, Naeem Khan, Paul Smith, Lipsy, Twenty8Twelve , Dorothy Perkins, Debenhams, Custo Barcelona, Wal-Mart, DKNY, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Express, Faith Connexion, Bill Blass, ASOS, Laurence King Publishing, Bespoke Banter, Merrimaking, Club Monaco, Bill Blass, Bad Bonobo Productions, N16 Vintage, Mr C London, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Airspace Gallery
Nottingham Trent University
2022 - MA Fashion and Textiles - Distinction
2011 - BA (Hons) Textile Design - 1st class