June's Designer of the Month: Grace Poole (known as Pooley Designs) is currently in her third year of studying printed textile design at Winchester School of Art.
About Grace Poole: Grace is inspired by nature, architecture and even the people around her. She soaks up her surroundings and translates these simplistic day-to-day experiences through cloth into fun, abstract, lively designs. She is proficient in using traditional screen printing methods as well as digital based design technology to develop her designs. Grace enjoys experimenting with texture and embroidery to create unique pieces.
Favourite textile technique: Screen Printing and Digital Designs.
Inspirational Designers: Cassie Byrnes, Quentin Blake, Matisse and Oliver Bonas.
Dream Job: Designing within a print team for a fashion company, and eventually having my own business.