January's Designer of the month: Helen Wilde (Ovo Bloom) is a Nottingham Trent University, Decorative Arts graduate based in the UK.
About Helen Wilde: Helen Wilde (Ovo Bloom) is a fiber artist based within the UK. She is heavily influenced by botanics and the coastline, the current collection explores more of an abstract aesthetic creating 3d and tactile embroideries incorporating embroidery techniques with ceramics and found objects. Helens work is sold online and at Nahcotta gallery in New Hampshire, USA and is owned in many private collections worldwide.
Favourite textile technique: Embroidery techniques such as stump work, turkey stitch and bullion.
Inspirational Designers: Geoffrey Bawa, Francesco Queirolo & Mother Nature.
Dream job: What I'm doing now!