Teachers’ Evening: Commissioning Textile Design with Sarah Campbell

Thursday 6 February / 6-8pm


At the forefront of textile design for over 50 years, Sarah Campbell shares her thoughts on what it means to create a textile design in the 21st Century. From sketchbook to printing, retail to public speaking, Sarah will give creative and professional insights to what makes a successful design. She will also discuss commissions for 2014, the role of the brief in each instance, her new book and the importance of creative collaboration throughout the design process.

The Museum team will also be present to offer tours of the new exhibition ARTIST TEXTILES: Picasso to Warhol and to discuss teaching and workshop ideas.

Sarah Campbell co-founded the influential textile design partnership Collier Campbell with her sister Susan Collier in 1979. Their collaborative work includes designs for Liberty of London Prints, Habitat, Cacherel, Soieries Nouveautes, Jaeger and many others. Since Susan’s death in 2011, Sarah Campbell now works under her own name, designing for M&S in the UK and West Elm in the US as well as a host of private commissions. She also writes an inspiring creative blog www.sarahcampbelldesigns.com

Price: £12 includes a glass of wine and exhibition entry

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